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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.

Time Management 101 
(Wed, Sept 12)
Study Smarter, Not Harder 
(Thurs, Sept 13; Tues, Oct 30)
Reading Textbooks Effectively (Tues, Sept 18)
Sketchnoting 
(Wed, Sept 19)
Crafting an Effective Thesis Statement 
(Thurs, Sept 20)
Study Smart in STEM
(Mon, Sept 24)
Preparing for Tests 
(Thurs Sept 27)
Bullet Journaling 
(Mon, Oct 1)
Read Faster, Retain More
(Wed, Oct 3)
Use Fall Break to Your Advantage 
(Tues, Oct 9)
Pomodoro Your Way to Productivity (Wed, Oct 10)
Start Your Paper Now: Avoiding Procrastination 
(Wed, Oct 24)
Time Management Tune-Up 
(Thurs, Nov 1)
Reading Journal Articles Effectively 
(Wed, Nov 7)
Mindfulness and Learning 
(Fri, Nov 9)
Use Thanksgiving Break to Your Advantage 
(Tues, Nov 13)
Polishing and Proofreading (Tues, Nov 27)
Tackling Test Anxiety 
(Wed, Nov 28)
Make a Plan for Finals 
(Thurs, Nov 29; Mon Dec 3)


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.


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 10, 8pm-11pm; Writing Center
October 24, 8pm-11pm; Conner Residence Hall
November 7, 8pm-11pm; Hinton-James Residence Hall


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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