Developing strong study habits early on is essential if you want your child to succeed. Our Study Skills programs in Richland, Washington have the power to ensure your son or daughter learns how to tackle increasing workloads from elementary school to college and beyond with ease. Our tutors are here to provide assistance with study tips whether your child is slipping behind or looking for strategies to get ahead, so he or she is sure to progress.

How to Study Smarter

By combining instruction with plenty of practice and chances to test developing skills, we can make sure good study habits become ingrained!

Personalized Tutoring (K-12)

The right approach for instilling positive attitudes towards studying and smart study habits depends on each child’s unique needs. That’s where our Personalized Tutoring program comes in. You can expect the following skill sets to be covered:

  • Active reading: Better comprehension is an important asset in any subject area.
  • Effective note taking strategies: Using tools to make study time more productive, including flash cards and color coding.
  • Time management: Higher scores are possible when your child learns how to organize and prioritize his or her workload.
  • Research skills: Including how to evaluate sources and write a bibliography.
  • Mastering the writing process: Our students are taught to be effective, engaging communicators.
  • Online safety: Including learning how to find and assess digital informational, and share it in a responsible fashion.

Advancement & Test Prep (Grades 9-12)

From study habits to digital literacy, goal setting, communication and research skills, our expert tutors help teens develop academic tools and techniques that are invaluable well into adulthood. With Advancement & Test Prep, your teen will:

  • Build on and sharpen the right skills: You choose the skill areas you want us to focus on — such as time management, effective note-taking or presentation skills — so we’re honing in on the areas your teen needs the most guidance.
  • Feel more confident tackling new challenges: We encourage positive behaviors and attitudes so your teen develops confidence and perseverance to conquer big expectations.
  • Develop skills that will come in handy in the future: Sylvan can help your son or daughter work on essential skills like public speaking, goal setting and even job interview preparation!