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Semester Kick-Off!

Join your peers August 31st at 5pm for a Semester Kick-Off where you will outline semester goals, create a balanced weekly routine and complete a semester planner. Snacks and raffle prizes included!  Register here.


Weekly Workshops Available All Semester

Check out our great hour-long workshops this semester. Click a topic to register or to find out more about how our workshops can help you optimize your academic experience!

Sept 1: Study Smarter, Not Harder
Sept 7: Time Management: Own Your Calendar
Sept 12: Stop Procrastinating Now!
Sept 14: Preparing for Tests
Sept 20: Tame your Technology and FOCUS
Sept 21: Speed Reading
Sept 26: Reading Textbooks Effectively
Sept 28: Study Smarter, Not Harder
Sept 29: The Power of Habits
Oct 4: Time Management: Own Your Calendar
Oct 6: Preparing for Tests
Oct 11: Use Fall Break to Your Advantage
Oct 25: Stop Procrastinating Now!
Oct 26: Tame your Technology and FOCUS
Nov 1: Motivation
Nov 2: Reading Journal Articles Effectively
Nov 7: Speed Reading
Nov 8: Study Smarter, Not Harder
Nov 16: Use Thanksgiving Break to Your Advantage: Prep for Finals!

To receive early notice of future workshops, please join our notification list. Individualized help is also available by appointment.


Start Strong Coaching Group

Want a fast academic start? Want to have the best fall 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 Wednesdays from 1:00 to 2:00 pm in SASB North 2115. We begin August 31 and run up to Fall Break. Attend at least five coaching group meetings and win a free Learning Center t-shirt!

Register here. Questions? Contact Marc Howlett: mhowlett@unc.edu


Coaching Group: Success at Carolina for Students with ADHD/LD

This six-week coaching group is for undergraduates who have, or think they have, ADHD and/or learning differences (LD). If you join, you’ll help each other learn ways to work with challenges caused by ADHD/LD and to leverage these differences as strengths. The Learning Center’s Coaching Model will be used at each session to allow you to set specific goals and develop action plans. The group and its members will provide support and non-judgmental accountability to increase follow-through and to learn from both successes and setbacks. Tuesdays, starting Sept. 13.

More info and registration here. Questions? Contact Theresa Maitland: tmaitlan@email.unc.edu


 

Bio Cell:  Collaborative Learning Groups for BIOL 101.

Hogan: Thursdays, 3-4pm, Kenan Science Labs (register here)
Desaix: Thursday, 4-5pm, Kenan Science Labs (register here)

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.

Contact Robin Blanton at rcb@email.unc.edu.


CHEMpossible: Collaborative Learning Groups for CHEM 101

All sections: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm, 0118 SASB North (register here)

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.

Questions? Contact Ashton Bartley at abartley@email.unc.edu.


Math Plus: Collaborative Learning Groups for MATH 110, 130, 231

Math 110: Tuesdays, 4-5pm, 0118 SASB North (register here)
Math 130: Tuesdays, 5-6pm, 0118 SASB North (register here)
Math 231: Mondays, 4-5pm, 0118 SASB North (register here)

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.

Questions? Contact Jackie Stone at jacsto@email.unc.edu.


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.


 

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