Help your son or daughter tackle the demands of school — and prepare for the challenges of college — with Sylvan’s study skills program. Developed specifically for students in grades 4-12, our study skills program will help your child acquire the problem solving and critical thinking abilities he or she needs to take on heavy workloads and accomplish goals. From getting to grips with organizing schoolwork and setting expectations to mastering time management, your child will develop lasting skills that can help him or her succeed both academically and personally. Make sure your child is ready to face any challenge head on: get in touch with your nearest Sylvan today.

New Skills. Greater Success!

From advanced classes and homework to part-time jobs, extracurricular activities and social lives, pre-teens and teenagers have a lot to juggle — and with college around the corner, the list isn’t getting any shorter. That’s where our study skills program can make a big difference: by learning vital problem solving, strategic planning and life management skills, your child will be well-equipped to handle his or her workloads more effectively — and with greater confidence.

Success Starts With the Right Skill Set

The tutoring experts at Sylvan are ready to help your teen or pre-teen thrive. That’s why our study skills program considers the bigger picture, equipping students with critical skills that they can take with them to college and their first full-time job. In addition to making sure your child is prepared for the mounting workloads and expectations ahead, we also foster and encourage positive attitudes and behaviors, keeping your teen’s confidence levels up every step of the way. Your son or daughter is growing up fast: make sure he or she is ready with study skills from Sylvan.

Your child will develop vital skills including:

  • Time management: Learn how to manage time and workloads efficiently.
  • Strategic planning: Get strategies for setting and executing short-term and long-term goals.
  • Academic planning: Acquire steps for planning and tracking long-term projects.
  • Better organization: Learn how to set up a well-ordered study area and effectively organize schoolwork.
  • Planning and performance management: Gain competencies in tracking grades, setting personal expectations and using an academic planner.
  • Expectation management: Develop skills in active listening and learn to identify teacher expectations and priorities.
  • Higher education preparation: Get to grips with college admissions requirements, including the admission essay.
  • Job interview preparation: Learn how to write an effective resume and cover letter, and get practice interviewing for a job.