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Finals Boot Camp

Come join us for any or all of five days of productive study. Stay focused and stay fed, surrounded by your peers and Writing and Learning Center staff on hand. Each day, you’re welcome to stay the whole time or drop in/out as you need. Join one of the most productive places on campus during finals! Register for any of our five days here.


Fall 2018 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.

Make a Plan for Finals (Thurs, Nov 29; Mon Dec 3)


Finish Strong Coaching Group

Finish Strong Academic Coaching Group – Want a strong academic finish to the semester? Want to have the best fall 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 4:00 to 5:00 pm in SASB North 2115. We begin October 31 and run through the end of the semester. Attend four coaching group meetings and win a free Learning Center t-shirt! Register here. Any questions? Contact Marc Howlett: mhowlett@unc.edu


Bullet Journaling Coaching Group

Are you new to bullet journaling or a #bujo pro? Come learn how bullet journaling can help you organize your time and thoughts, keep track of tasks, and establish good habits. We’ll provide free bullet journals and other fun materials! Each week, we’ll focus on a different bullet journaling technique and give you time to work on creative, useful bullet journal layouts. We’ll meet for the three weeks between Fall Break and Thanksgiving Break.

The bullet journaling coaching group is full. We plan to offer another one in the spring, so please check back then!

November 1: Time Management and Academic Planning
November 8: Habit and Goal Tracking
November 15: Note-Taking and Test Prepping in your Journal


Long Night Against Procrastination

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!

October 24, 8pm-11pm; Conner Residence Hall
November 7, 8pm-11pm; Hinton-James Residence Hall


Carolina Women in STEM

This fall, we will be holding a Carolina Women in STEM: Exploring Pathways and Experiencing Growth colloquium series, featuring a Graduate Tests Workshop, Academic Career Panel, CV/Resume Workshop, Industry Career Panel, Networking Hour and Field Trip. More details and registration here.  Contact Jackie Stone at jacsto@email.unc.edu with any questions.


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.

Thursdays, 3-4:15pm, 1118 SASB North (Upendo)
Thursday, 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: Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:45 pm, Woolen 303
CHEM 101: Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:15, 1118 SASB North (Upendo)
CHEM 102: Tuesdays, 4:30 – 5:45 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 at chempossible.web.unc.edu.

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


Math Plus: Collaborative Learning Groups for MATH 130 and 231

Math 130: Mondays, 4:45-6:00 pm, 0127 SASB North
Math 231: Tuesdays, 4:45-6:00 pm, 0127 SASB North

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.

Register here.  Questions? Contact Jackie Stone at jacsto@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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