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 learning how to better organize schoolwork and set personal expectations to mastering the art of time management, your child will acquire life-long skills to flourish in school, including secondary school, college and beyond. Make sure your child is ready to face any challenge head on: get in touch with your nearest Sylvan center 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.▼
Get the Right Skills for the Right Results
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. Not only do we help make sure your son or daughter is ready for the heavy workloads and expectations ahead, but we also reinforce positive behaviors and attitudes, boosting your teen’s confidence along 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:
- Academic planning: Learn how to effectively plan and track long-term projects.
- Strategic planning: Acquire strategies for setting and carrying out short-term and long-term goals.
- Time management: Become more efficient at managing time and workloads.
- Expectation management: Hone skills in active listening and understand how to identify teacher expectations and priorities.
- Organization: Learn how to effectively organize homework and get tips for setting up an orderly study area.
- Planning and performance management: Find out how to track grades, set personal expectations and use an academic planner more effectively.
- Higher education preparation: Get a handle on college admissions requirements, including the admission essay.
- Job interview preparation: Get strategies for writing an effective cover letter and resume, and learn job interview techniques.