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Spring 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. Click on the links below to sign up.

Study Smarter, Not Harder
Intro to Speed Reading
Stop Procrastinating Now!


Finish Strong Coaching Group

Want a strong academic finish to the semester? Want to have the best spring 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 1:00 to 2:00 pm in SASB North 2115. We begin March 22 and run to April 26, but feel free to start any week. Attend four coaching group meetings and win a free Learning Center t-shirt! Any questions? Contact Sangeeta Desai: sdesai11@live.unc.edu

When: 1:00-2:00pm, Wednesdays, March 22 through April 26
Where: Suite 2115 SASB North
Register: here


Success at Carolina for Students with ADHD/LD Coaching Group

This 6 week coaching group is exclusively for undergraduates who have, or think they have, ADHD and/or learning differences (LD).  In this confidential, supportive setting group members will help each other: learn ways to work around any challenges caused by ADHD/LD, discover how to leverage these differences as gifts, set very specific goals and develop action plans to reach these goals. Prizes and snack at each meeting. Attend  4 out of 6 meetings and win a Learning Center t-shirt.

When: 12:30-1:30pm, Tuesdays, April 4 through April 25
Where: Suite 2115 SASB North.
Register: here


Women in STEM

This four-part seminar series will help you learn more about the growth mindset and how it can benefit women in STEM. It will also give you the opportunity to network with other STEM students and female STEM professors. Starts March 24. More info and registration here. Questions? Contact Jackie Stone: jacsto@email.unc.edu.


“Ask the Expert!” Series

Do you have ADHD and/or LD or think you might? Do you worry about how you succeed in college and in life? Do you wish you could have your questions answered by someone who understands? Attend the Learning Center’s “Ask the Expert!” Series. Join us Friday April 7th at 3:00pm  in the Writing Center basement, SASB North, Suite 0127. Our next speaker will be Chloe Russell– Assistant Dean, Academic Advising, Hardin Hub for Career and Academic Advising.

When: Friday April 7th at 3:00pm.
Where: Suite 0127 SASB North
Register: here
Contact: Theresa Maitland at tmaitlan@email.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.

Hogan: Thursdays, 3-4:15pm, 0127 SASB North (Writing Center Cafe)
Desaix: Thursday, 4:30-5:45pm, 0127 SASB North (Writing Center Cafe)

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


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

CHEM 101, Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:30, 0127 SASB North (register here)

CHEM 102, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:30, 0127 SASB North (register here)

CHEM 261, Mondays, 4:30 – 5:30, 0127 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 chempossible@unc.edu.


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

Math 130: Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45pm, 0127 SASB North (register here)
Math 231: Mondays, 3:45-4:45pm, 0127 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. Please be sure to enter the correct dates for free events and use the yellow promo codes for discounts on courses.


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