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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


Speed Reading & Comprehension: Workshops & Mini Courses

Learn simple, effective techniques to improve reading speed, comprehension, and retention through individual workshops or a comprehensive mini course that includes all topics from the individual workshops. Each workshop/course session is scheduled for one hour, with an optional 30 minutes afterward for extra practice and individual consultations.  Workshops/course sessions include a mix of instructor-guided lessons and self-paced, independent exercises with your own materials, so remember to bring current reading assignments with you.

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.

Individual Workshops
All individual workshops will be held in the Undergrad Library, Room 124.

Introduction to Speed Reading  Registration

 

  • Thur., Jan. 15, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (workshop), 4:30-5:00 p.m. (optional practice)
  • Wed., Jan. 21, 3:00-4:00 p.m. (workshop), 4:00-4:30 p.m. (optional practice)

Reading Textbooks  Registration

 

  • Fri., Jan. 30, 2:00-3:00 p.m. (workshop), 3:00-3:30 p.m. (optional practice)

Reading Journal Articles: Strategies for Efficiency   Registration

  • Fri., Feb. 6, 2:00-3:00 p.m. (workshop), 3:00-3:30 p.m. (optional practice)

Reading to Ace the Test  Registration

 

  • Tue., Feb. 24, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (workshop), 4:30-5:00 p.m. (optional practice)
  • Tue., April 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (workshop), 4:30-5:00 p.m. (optional practice)

Mini Courses   Registration

 

Option 1: Mondays, January 26 – February 16 (location TBA)3:00-4:00 p.m. (class), 4:00-4:30 p.m. (optional practice)

  • Session 1 of 4 – Mon., Jan. 26 – Speed Reading
  • Session 2 of 4 – Mon., Feb. 2 – Textbooks
  • Session 3 of 4 – Mon., Feb. 9 – Journal Articles
  • Session 4 of 4 – Mon., Feb. 16 – Ace the Test
Option 2: Tuesdays, January 27 – February 17 (location TBA)3:30-4:30 p.m. (class), 4:30-5:00 p.m. (optional practice)

  • Session 1 of 4 – Tue., Jan. 27 – Speed Reading
  • Session 2 of 4 – Tue., Feb. 3 – Textbooks
  • Session 3 of 4 – Tue., Feb. 10 – Journal Articles
  • Session 4 of 4 – Tue., Feb. 17 – Ace the Test
Option 3: Wednesdays, January 28 – February 18 (location TBA)3:00-4:00 p.m. (class), 4:00-4:30 p.m. (optional practice)

  • Session 1 of 4 – Wed., Jan. 28 – Speed Reading
  • Session 2 of 4 – Wed., Feb. 4 – Textbooks
  • Session 3 of 4 – Wed., Feb. 11 – Journal Articles
  • Session 4 of 4 – Wed., Feb. 18 – Ace the Test
Option 4: Thursdays, January 29 – February 19 (location TBA)3:30-4:30 p.m. (class), 4:30-5:00 p.m. (optional practice)

  • Session 1 of 4 – Thur., Jan. 29 – Speed Reading
  • Session 2 of 4 – Thur., Feb. 5 – Textbooks
  • Session 3 of 4 – Thur., Feb. 12 – Journal Articles
  • Session 4 of 4 – Thur., Feb. 19 – Ace the Test


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

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.


Test Prep Tuesdays:  Tuesday, 4-6pm, Dey Hall 301 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 leader Marc Howlett: mhowlett [at] live.unc.edu.  New attendees are always welcome!


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