Sylvan’s study skills program in Virginia can help ensure your son or daughter is fully prepared for increasing school workloads and the forthcoming challenges of college. Our program focuses on problem solving, critical thinking and life management skills that kids in grades 4-12 can use to organize their schoolwork and manage their busy schedules more effectively. As your child learns tools and techniques that can be used in and beyond school, you'll see his or her confidence grow! We're ready to equip your child for success: simply contact your local Sylvan in Virginia to get started or to find out more.

Laying the Groundwork for Future Success

There’s no doubt that many students have a lot of responsibilities to juggle, whether it's a homework assignment, advanced classes, a part-time job or simply maintaining a healthy social life. Add the extra challenge of college applications and it's even trickier to stay on top of everything. That's why our study skills program focuses on strategies for planning, managing and prioritizing workloads and schedules, empowering students to take on any project — and organize their time — much more effectively.

The Skills to Achieve More in School and Beyond

Strong foundations are vital for long-term success. For that reason, Sylvan's study skills program in Virginia is designed to equip teens with transferable skills and strategies that can be used in the classroom and, after that, at college and in career settings. Sylvan always has the bigger picture in mind, so we instill life-long knowledge your son or daughter can use to thrive personally and academically. Find out how we can strengthen your child’s skillset so he or she can handle any challenge.

Here's What Your Child Will Learn:

  • Scheduling and workload management techniques.
  • Strategies for achieving goals in both the short term and long term.
  • Tips for project planning and tracking.
  • Organizational methods for completing homework assignments and establishing an efficient personal study area.
  • Performance management skills, such as using an academic calendar and tracking grades.
  • Tactics for better communication, including active listening.
  • How to ace the all-important college admission essay.
  • Job interview preparation, including how to write an effective resume and cover letter.