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Spring Workshops | ADHD, Me, and UNC | Coaching Groups | Carolina Women in STEM | Long Night Against Procrastination | BioCell | CHEMpossible | Math Plus | GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT Test Prep Courses

Spring 2020 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.

Writing Effective Emails (February 13)

Mindfulness & Learning (February 18)

Study Smarter: Mix It Up with Distributed Practice and Interleaving (February 20)

Tackling Test Anxiety (February 26)

Reading Effectively & Retaining More (March 24)

Own Your Calendar (March 25)

Writing Application Essays (April 1)

Make a Plan for Finals (April 21; April 22)


ADHD, Me, and UNC

Learn how to succeed at UNC as a student with ADHD!

All sessions in SASB N 0204.

For more information, contact Lara Gerrard at lgerrard@email.unc.edu or Kristen Rademacher at krademacher@email.unc.edu.


ADHD Peer Connect Group

A support and skills coaching group for students with ADHD/LD.

Meet peers with ADHD/LD and an academic coach to exchange ideas, support each other, and learn strategies/resources that address ADHD/LD symptoms and that promote academic success.

Wednesdays, starting January 22nd through April 22nd from 4:00 – 5:00 pm in SASB N 2115

Questions?  Contact Lara Gerrard at lgerrard@email.unc.edu.   Register for any and all dates here.


Academic Life Balance Coaching Group

Ever feel like you’re juggling too much?  Join this six-week coaching group to learn how to improve and enhance your overall balance as you navigate classes and everything else!

Session dates: 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, and 2/25

Times: 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Location: SASB N 2115

Questions?  Contact Kristen Rademacher at krademacher@email.unc.edu

Click here to register.


Bullet Journaling Coaching Group

Join the Bullet Journal Revolution!  This group meets for six weeks where you’ll learn how to use a bullet journal to stay organized, boost productivity, and stay motivated to meet your goals.  Get your semester off to a productive and creative start!

Session dates: 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, and 2/27

Times: 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Location: SASB N 0204

Questions?  Contact Kristen Rademacher at krademacher@email.unc.edu

Click here to register. 


Start Strong Coaching Group

Want to start strong this semester? Join this six-week group where you’ll swap time-management and study tips with peers. Let the power of a group help you lay a strong foundation for the semester!

Session dates: 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, and 2/26

Times: 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Location: SASB N 2115

Questions?  Contact Kristen Rademacher at krademacher@email.unc.edu

Click here to register.


Carolina Women in STEM Seminar Series

Join us for our seminar series supporting undergraduate women in or considering a STEM major.  This four part series will explore the growth mindset and how to set academic and professional goals.  Participants will connect with other STEM majors as well as women currently in STEM careers.  The series will conclude with a vision board activity.

Join us on the following dates for a time of learning together and to hear from women in STEM about their journeys.

Friday, February 7th  1:00-2:30pm  SASB North Room 1118 Upendo

Friday, February 14th  1:00-2:30pm  SASB North Room 1118 Upendo

Friday, February 21st  1:00-2:30pm  SASB North Room 1118 Upendo

Join us on the following date as we create vision boards that reflect our growth mindset and goals.

Friday, February 28th  1:00-2:30pm  Kenan Science Library

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

Register here.


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. Get expert advice on writing, time management, and research. Stay energized and motivated.

Information and registration here.  


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.

Tuesdays, 1-2:15pm, 1118 SASB North (Upendo)
Fridays, 3-4:15pm, 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: Mondays, 4:00 – 5:15 pm, 1118 SASB N (Upendo)
CHEM 102: Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:15 pm, 1118 SASB North (Upendo)                                                                                          CHEM 261: Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, 1118 SASB N (Upneod)

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 Monday January 13th, 2020. See more about the groups here.

Math 110 Plus: Mondays at 3:30 pm in 0127 SASB N

Math 130 Plus: Wednesdays at 3:30 pm in 0127 SASB N

Math 231 Plus: Thursdays at 3:30 pm in 0127 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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