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Does anyone child/children attend the sylvan learning center? If so is it a good learning center?

I'm thinking of putting my 8 year old in it because of his reading skills. Just wanted to know if it's a good place for him to learn.

Asked By: mind_ur_business05 - 3/6/2007
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I've actually been tutoring for Sylvan for more than 8 years now and I would recommend it to almost anyone. I say almost because sometimes problems stem from either serious behavioral/emotional issues or from serious learning disabilities, neither of which Sylvan is qualified to address... More
Answered By: ceci9293 - 3/6/2007
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If you want to pay big bucks to have a "professional" watch your child do worksheets, it's an excellent place.
Answered By: sum_dum_bok - 3/6/2007
 
Yeh, If you got 1500 Dollars to spend
Answered By: Die Hard Patriot - 3/6/2007
 
well some kids learn easier than others... i havent been there , or know anybody that does.... but think of it this way..... the better the commercial the better the place. (cuz you probably found it by the commercials) because when you see a good commercial it means the company makes a lot of money (a lot of... More
Answered By: kasey - 3/6/2007
 
In junior high my parents made me go because I was really rebellious and cutting classes. Marks were slipping etc...It really did help in a few ways. I got back on track and remembered I could do it. Rebellion in other ways continued but school work improved and kept me going.
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Answered By: purple toes - 3/6/2007
 
My brother went and hated it! Check your local High school or collage and find a student to tutor him. That is what we did. That place is a waste of money!
Answered By: Barbara - 3/6/2007
 
Sylvan has an awesome reputation in helping children with academics. It is not cheap, however.
Answered By: Char - 3/7/2007
 
my son attended a few years back while in 7th grade. he went for the same thing. he was way below level when he started. it took about 5 months but he did get back up to grade level. it's very expensive though. have you tried a tutor? they are less expensive and most will come to your home or do it at his school. we... More
Answered By: racer 51 - 3/7/2007
 
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