Help ensure your child is prepared to handle the mounting demands of school — and the upcoming challenges of college — with Sylvan’s study skills program. Specially designed for students in grades 4-12, our study skills program will equip your son or daughter with the critical thinking skills and study strategies he or she needs to manage increasing workloads and achieve 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 friendly tutors at Sylvan are committed to helping your pre-teen or teen student succeed. Our study skills program takes the bigger picture into account, setting students up with valuable skills that they can carry forward into college and future careers. 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:

  • 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.