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All Fall 2020 workshops and events will be held virtually. We look forward to seeing you online! Click on an event title for details.

Carolina First-Years Coaching Group | ADHD Virtual Peer Connect Group | LNAP | Math for PHYS 119 Workshop | Writing Application Essays | Study Smarter: Metacognition and Bloom’s Taxonomy | Grad Students: Anti-Write Night | Reading Effectively, Retaining More | ADHD, Me, and UNC Must-Have Organizational Tools | Time Management: Own Your Calendar | Writing Effective Emails | ADHD, Me, and UNC ADHD Awareness: How Much Do You Really Know? | ADHD, Me, and UNC Final Exam Prep | BioCell, CHEMpossible, and Math Plus | GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT Test Prep Courses

Carolina First-Years Coaching Group – Mondays @ 3:00-4:00 p.m./Zoom

The Carolina First-Years is a coaching group targeted to ANY and ALL first year students. New Tar Heels will
meet weekly with supportive and friendly academic coaches to learn effective academic and time-management
skills, and to navigate a remote learning environment. Register for Carolina First-Years Coaching Group. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address to register.)

ADHD Virtual Peer Connect Group – Wednesdays @ 4:00-5:00 p.m./Zoom

This ongoing coaching group for students with ADHD/LD will continue virtually, and new members are welcome! Exchange ideas, support each other, and learn strategies that promote academic success. This group will meet via Zoom; all you need is a computer with internet connection! Questions? Contact Lara Edwards at laraee@unc.edu. Register for ADHD Peer Connect Group. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address to register.)

Writing Application Essays – 9/1 @ 3:30 p.m./Zoom

Application essays can be challenging-the stakes are high, and writing about yourself can feel uncomfortable. In this workshop we’ll discuss reader expectations and how to make a great impression. Register for Writing Application Essays workshop. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address to register.)

LNAP – Wednesdays @ 7:00 p.m./Zoom

We’re hosting weekly Long Night Against Procrastination events Wednesdays on Zoom. Gather together with other students to work on any assignments you have been putting off. Set goals and have accountability. Drop-in or stay the whole time. Coaches and librarians will be available to help!

The dates are as follows: 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, and 11/11.

Register here, and we’ll send you the Zoom link. See you there! Register for LNAP. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address to register.)

Math for PHYS 119 Workshop – 9/04 @ 2:00-4:00 p.m./Zoom

This workshop will cover topics including 1-D and 2-D integration, coordinate systems, vectors and electric fields, Gauss’s law, and Coulomb’s law.

You’ll also review key strategies, including using your equation sheet, drawing good diagrams, interpreting the question, making sense of your answers, and organizing your solutions. Register for Math for PHYS 119. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address to register.)

Study Smarter: Metacognition & Bloom’s Taxonomy – 9/10 @ 3:30 p.m./Zoom

All of us want to learn more in less time, but not all study strategies are equally effective. In this workshop series we’ll discuss evidence-based learning strategies to help you become an efficient learner and master the material. Register for Study Smarter: Metacognition & Bloom’s Taxonomy workshop. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address to register.)

Grad Students: Anti-Write Night! – Tuesday, 9/15, 7:00-8:00 p.m./Zoom

Feeling guilty about not writing? Discover how not writing can help you succeed in graduate school. Click here to register for the Anti-Write Night workshop. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address.)

Reading Effectively, Retaining More – 9/16 @ 4:30 p.m./Zoom

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 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. Register for Reading Effectively, Retaining More. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address to register.)

ADHD, Me, and UNC Must-Have Organizational Tools – 9/16 @ 4:00-5:00 p.m./Zoom

Discover ADHD-friendly tools to help you manage your time, prioritize and take action on your tasks, and make progress on goals. Register for Must-Have Organizational Tools. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address to register.)

Time Management: Own Your Calendar – 9/22 @ 5:00 p.m./Zoom

Want to be sure you’re making the most of your time each week? In this workshop, we’ll discuss the best ways to structure your study time, make the most of your free time, and create accountability to help you meet your time management goals. Register for Time Management: Own Your Calendar. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address to register.)

Writing Effective Emails – 9/29 @ 3:30 p.m./Zoom

How do you know when sending an email is the most effective way of communicating? When is a brief message OK, and when is it more appropriate to send a longer, more professional-sounding email? In this workshop, you’ll learn how to craft the emails that will help you achieve your communication goals. Register for Writing Effective Emails workshop. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address to register.)

ADHD, Me, and UNC ADHD Awareness: How Much Do You Really Know? – 10/14 @ 4:00-5:00 p.m./Zoom

ADHD is more complicated than you think—especially for college students. Join us to expand your understanding about ADHD!Register for ADHD Awareness: How Much Do You Really Know?. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address to register.)

ADHD, Me, and UNC Final Exam Prep – 11/11 @ 4:00-5:00 p.m./Zoom:

Finals start on November 18th, but preparing for them ahead of time is key! Join us to start mapping out your final exam plan! Register for Final Exam Prep. (Please use your @email.unc.edu address to register.)

BioCell, CHEMpossible, and Math Plus

Join our Biology, Chemistry, and Math learning groups on Sakai to get online support.

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. Learn more about test preparation opportunities.