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Fall 2018 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. 

Study Smarter, Not Harder (Weds, Jan 24; Tues, Feb 13; Mon, April 2)
Bullet Journaling
(Thurs, Jan 25)
Time Management: Own Your Calendar
(Tues, Jan 30)
Make a Plan for Midterms
(Mon, Feb 5)
Reading Textbooks Effectively
(Weds, Feb 7)
Sketchnoting
(Weds, Feb 14)
Preparing for Grad School Admissions Tests
(Weds, Feb 14)
Academic Planning Before Spring Break
(Tues, Feb 20)
Read Better, Retain More
(Weds, Feb 28)
Time Management Tune-Up
(Weds, March 28)
Break the Procrastination Cycle
(Tues, April 3)
Prepare for Finals
(Thurs, April 19; Mon, April 23)


Start Strong Coaching Group

Want a strong academic start to the semester? Want to have the best spring semester possible? Join the Learning Center’s Start 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 Tuesdays from 4:00 to 5:00 pm in SASB North 2115. We begin January 23 and run to March 6. Attend five coaching group meetings and win a free Learning Center t-shirt! Register here. Questions? Contact Marc Howlett, mhowlett@unc.edu


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.

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

Register here.  Questions? Contact Robin Blanton at rcb@email.unc.edu.


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

CHEM 101: Mondays, 4:30 pm, 1118 SASB North
CHEM 102: Tuesdays, 4:30 pm, 1118 SASB North
CHEM 261: Wednesdays, 4:30 pm, 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 chempossible.web.unc.edu.

Register here.  Questions? Contact Ashton Bartley at chempossible@unc.edu.


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 jacsto@email.unc.edu.


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.


Would you like to request a Learning Center program for your organization? Click here for our Learning Center Program Request Form.