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Finish Strong Coaching Group

Want a strong academic finish to the semester? Want to have the best fall semester possible? Join the Learning Center’s Finish Strong Academic Coaching Group! Set goals. Create action plans. Get support and accountability from fellow students and Learning Center staff. Achieve your academic goals and dreams! For Carolina undergraduates from First Years to Seniors. Join us weekly on Wednesdays from 2:00 to 3:00 pm in SASB North 2115. We begin October 25 and run to April December 6. Attend four coaching group meetings and win a free Learning Center t-shirt! Any questions? Contact Marc Howlett, Register for all dates here.

Fall 2017 Workshops

Our hour-long workshops are carefully crafted with your needs in mind to help you improve your academic life in a number of areas–from time management to study strategies to ending procrastination. 

Read Faster, Retain More (Oct. 26) – UL Room 130
Study Smarter, Not Harder (Mon, Nov. 6) – UL Room 130
Make the Most of Your Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 14) – 0127 SASB North
Preparing for Finals (Nov. 29) – UL Room 124

Dr. Maryanne Wolf (Expert on Dyslexia): Ask the Expert Breakfast

Come to a Q&A breakfast with Dr. Maryanne Wolf, an international expert on Dyslexia, and the speaker for the 2017 Burnett Seminar. Students can speak with Dr. Wolf from 9:30-10:30am on November 6th. Register here.

Bio Cell: Collaborative Learning Groups for BIOL 101.

Groups will focus on the current content from lecture and establish productive and efficient study skills for the course.We will discuss and apply test taking strategies, tools for reading efficiency, and active learning techniques throughout the semester.

Garland: Thursdays, 3-4:15pm, 1118 SASB North (Upendo)
Evans: Thursday, 4:30-5:45pm, 1118 SASB North (Upendo)

Register here.  Questions? Contact Robin Blanton at

CHEMpossible: Collaborative Learning Groups for CHEM 101, 102, 261

CHEM 101: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 3:15 – 4:30pm, 0127 SASB North
CHEM 102: Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:30pm, 0127 SASB North
CHEM 261: Mondays, 3:15 – 4:15pm, 0127 SASB North

Groups will focus on current course content while modeling effective and efficient study skills. Throughout the semester, we will discuss test-taking strategies, apply problem-solving skills, and practice active learning techniques specific to chemistry. Students are encouraged to bring questions about course content and best learning practices.  See more about the groups at

Register here.  Questions? Contact Ashton Bartley at

Math Plus: Collaborative Learning Groups for MATH 130 and 231

Math 130: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:45pm, 0127 SASB North
Math 231: Tuesdays, 4:45-6:00pm, 0127 SASB North

Groups will focus on current content from each course and will help students establish productive and efficient study skills. We will discuss and apply problem-solving skills, test prep strategies and active learning techniques throughout the semester. Students are encouraged to bring questions about course content and best learning practices.

Register here.  Questions? Contact Jackie Stone at

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. Please be sure to enter the correct dates for free events and use the yellow promo codes for discounts on courses. Details and Registration.

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