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Semester Kick-Off.  August 27, 5 to 8pm.  SASB-N, Suite 0127 (Writing Center).  Details and Registration

Join your peers for a Semester Kick-Off where you will outline semester goals, create a balanced weekly routine and complete a semester planner. Snacks and door prizes included!

Bio Cell 101

A collaborative learning group for students in Biology 101.  The group will focus on the current content from lecture as well as establish productive and efficient study skills for the course.
We will discuss and apply test prep strategies, tools for reading efficiency, and active learning techniques throughout the semester. Starting Sept.4th

Thursdays, 4-5pm (Hogan)    Details and Registration
Thursdays, 5-6pm (DeSaix)   Details and Registration

Fall Coaching Groups

  • To enroll you must commit to attending 4/5 meetings.
  • Bring your lunch/drink-snacks provided
  • Earn incentives for participation and making changes.
Start Strong: Open to:  Full time undergraduates:

Start Strong : Open to:  Full-time 1st year students

Study Smarter Coaching Group:   Open to:  Undergraduate studentsNo commitment required-drop in as needed


Reading Skills Workshops

Free workshops to improve reading speed, comprehension, and retention are offered throughout the semester. Remember to bring current reading assignments with you. Each workshop includes a mix of instructor-guided lessons and self-paced, independent exercises with your own materials.

To receive early notice of future workshops, please join our notification list.

Individualized help is also available by appointment.  Questions? Please contact: Christina Perry, cp[at]unc.edu, 919-962-6389, Suite 2109, SASB North.

Introduction to Speed Reading

Tue., Sept. 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (location TBA)

Wed., Sept. 17, 3-4 p.m. (location TBA)

Thur., Sept. 25, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (location TBA)

Fri., Oct. 3, 1-2 p.m. (location TBA)

Tue., Oct. 28, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (location TBA)

Wed., Nov. 5, 3-4 p.m. (location TBA)

Thur., Nov. 13, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (location TBA)

Reading Textbooks

Wed., Sept. 10, 3-4 p.m. (location TBA)

Thur., Sept. 18, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (location TBA)

Fri., Sept. 26, 1-2 p.m. (location TBA)

Tue., Sept. 30, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (location TBA)

Wed., Oct. 29, 3-4 p.m. (location TBA)

Thur., Nov. 6, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (location TBA)

Fri., Nov. 14, 1-2 p.m. (location TBA)

Reading Journal Articles

Thur., Sept. 11, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (location TBA)

Fri., Sept. 19, 1-2 p.m. (location TBA)

Tue., Sept. 23, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (location TBA)

Wed., Oct. 1, 3-4 p.m. (location TBA)

Thur., Oct. 30, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (location TBA)

Fri., Nov. 7, 1-2 p.m. (location TBA)

Tue., Nov. 11, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (location TBA)

Reading to Ace the Test

Fri., Sept. 12, 1-2 p.m. (location TBA)

Tue., Sept. 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (location TBA)

Wed., Sept. 24, 3-4 p.m. (location TBA)

Thur., Oct. 2, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (location TBA)

Fri., Oct. 31, 1-2 p.m. (location TBA)

Tue., Nov. 4, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (location TBA)

Wed., Nov. 12, 3-4 p.m. (location TBA)

 

The Princeton Review GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT Test Prep Courses

The Learning Center is partnering with The Princeton Review to offer test prep courses for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT at a savings of up to $600 for UNC students, alumni and employees. The Princeton Review also offers free local test prep events. Details and Registration.


Test Prep Study and Coaching Group.
  Details and Registration

This free group utilizes the UNC Learning Center academic coaching model to create a structured approach to exam preparation, set and meet goals, and promote accountability for our progress.  The group is open to all Carolina students preparing for any of the following exams:  GRE, MCAT, LSAT, GMAT, DAT, PCAT, and OAT.  Questions?  Contact group coach Marc Howlett: mhowlett [at] live.unc.edu

Students may participate in one or both of the following groups.  New attendees are always welcome!

  • Test Prep Tuesdays (new name and location): 5:00 to 8:00 pm, SASB North 0118
  • Flash Card Fridays:  3:00 to 5:00 pm, SASB North 0118