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September 2017

Study Smarter, Not Harder

September 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

All of us want to learn more in less time, but not all study strategies are equally effective. In this workshop, we’ll discuss the power of metacognition (thinking about what we know and don't know) and how evidence-based study strategies like self-testing and distributed practice can help you get the most out of your study sessions.  

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October 2017

Tame Your Tech

October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Technology can enhance our learning, but it can also be one of our biggest distractions. In this workshop, we'll consider how our cell phones and computers might be hindering our productivity and we’ll identify strategies you can use to help reduce distractions. You’ll leave the workshop with specific steps you can take to tame your tech and a plan to keep yourself accountable!

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Time Management Tuneup

October 6 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Want to make better use of breaks between classes or make sure you have time for the gym? This workshop will help you identify small changes you can make to help you meet your time management goals. You’ll leave with specific strategies to try out for the next two weeks and a plan for keeping yourself accountable.

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Read Faster, Retain More

October 26 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

From text messages to textbooks, we spend much of our day reading. But how much time do we spend thinking about our approach to reading? In this workshop, you’ll learn how to read with purpose and will gain strategies you can use before, during, and after reading to help you get through your reading more quickly and retain more of what you read.

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November 2017

Study Smarter, Not Harder

November 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

All of us want to learn more in less time, but not all study strategies are equally effective. In this workshop, we’ll discuss the power of metacognition (thinking about what you know and don't know) and how evidence-based study strategies like self-testing and distributed practice can help you get the most out of your study sessions.

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Preparing for Finals

November 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Did you know that forgetting material between study sessions actually helps you learn? Or that taking a shower can help you figure out a tough problem? Bring your finals schedule to this workshop, where we’ll share evidence-based learning strategies and help you create a finals study plan that will give you the best chance for success on your exams!

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