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Fall Workshops | Long Night Against Procrastination | ADHD, Me, and UNC Monthly Meetings | ADHD/LD Peer Support Coaching Group | Finish Strong Coaching Group | BioCell | CHEMpossible | Math Plus | GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT Test Prep Courses

Fall 2019 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. For more information or to register, click on the dates of the workshops that interest you.

Reading Effectively and Retaining More (Nov. 6 at 3:30)
Make a Plan For Finals (Dec. 3 at 3:30 and 5:00)


Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP)

Make progress on your papers and projects during the Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP)!  Come join us to jumpstart your academic assignments with snacks and prizes. Librarians and coaches will be on hand to help!

GET WORK DONE.

  • Bring a laptop + that project you’ve been putting off.
  • Drop in anytime during the event to take advantage of our study space.
  • Bring a friend or settle down on your own—however you work best!

Dates: Wednesday, November 13, 8:00–11:00 pm in the Writing Center.  Register here.


ADHD, Me, & UNC Monthly Meetings

Attend any or all of the following monthly events to connect with peers and learn more about succeeding as a student with ADHD.

  • Thursday, November 14th: ADHD after UNC, featuring a guest speaker

Monthly meeting events will be held in 0204 SASB North in the Writing and Learning Center from 4:00–5:00 pm.  Register here for monthly events.


ADHD / LD Peer Support Coaching Group

Do you have ADHD or think you do? Join the Learning Center’s ADHD Peer Connect, a support and skills coaching group for UNC undergraduate students with ADHD. ADHD Peer Connect will help participants build support and skills to be academically and personally successful at UNC. Explore ADHD as a college student, set goals for your semester and beyond, identify unhelpful patterns and make changes, discover and build on your strengths, tackle procrastination and manage your time, and develop accountability. Starts September 4th and runs Wednesdays through November 20th. Questions? Contact Lara Gerrard at lgerrard@email.unc.edu. Register for any/all dates here.


Finish Strong Coaching Group

Want a strong academic finish to the semester? 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!

Mondays starting October 28.  4:00–5:00 pm in 2115 SASB N. Register here.

Questions?  Contact Marc Howlett at 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.

Mondays, 3–4:15pm, 1118 SASB North (Upendo)
Mondays, 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 and 102

CHEM 101: Wednesday and Thursdays, 4:00–5:15 pm, 1118 SASB N (Upendo)
CHEM 102: Tuesdays, 4:00–5:15 pm, 1118 SASB North (Upendo)

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 here.

Questions? Contact Ashton Davis at chempossible@unc.edu.


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

A collaborative learning group for students in Math 110, 130, and 231. This group will cover current content from the class as well as establish productive and efficient study skills for the course. We will discuss and apply problem-solving skills, test prep strategies, and active learning techniques throughout the semester. Groups begin September 9th. See more about the groups here.

Math 110: Mondays at 3:00 pm in 0204 SASB N

Math 130: Tuesdays at 4:00 pm in 0204 SASB N

Math 231: Thursdays at 3:00 pm in 0204 SASB N

Register here. Questions?  Contact Monica Davis at daricemo@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.


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