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September '17

How to Develop a Thesis Statement

Monday, September 25th @ 10:30 AM
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One event on Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 10:30am

Are you afraid of the word ‘thesis’? Wondering what your course instructor might expect you to create when asking for ‘a clear and effective thesis’?

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Balance School and Life: Time Management Skills 1.0

Tuesday, September 26th @ 1:30 PM

Effective time management is one of the top three predictors of academic success. Make the most of your university experience: get school work done but have a life, too!

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October '17

How to Write Effective Paragraphs

Tuesday, October 3rd @ 1:30 PM

In this workshop, our facilitators will show you how to write concise, coherent and well developed paragraphs appropriate for complex, university-level writing tasks in any subject.

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Midterm Prep: Short Answer and Essay Exams

Wednesday, October 4th @ 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Learn how to prepare for tests that include short answer and essay questions, and find out what your instructors are looking for when marking this type of exam.

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Midterm Prep: Multiple Choice Exams

Wednesday, October 4th @ 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
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One event on Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at 10:30am

1000 decisions to make in just three hours? We can help you prepare for and write these exams.

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Midterm Prep: Multiple Choice Exams

Thursday, October 5th @ 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
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One event on Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at 10:30am

1000 decisions to make in just three hours? We can help you prepare for and write these exams.

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Midterm Prep: Quantitaive Problem-solving (Math and Science Exams)

Tuesday, October 10th @ 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM

Students in math, physics, chemistry, accounting, economics, and basic stats courses will learn how to shift from straight calculations to conceptual thinking when studying for exams.

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Get Back on Track: Time Management Skills 2.0

Monday, October 23rd @ 1:30 PM

Effective time management is one of the top three predictors of academic success.

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November '17

‘I just can’t get started”: Motivation and Procrastination

Thursday, November 2nd @ 11:30 AM

Procrastination can increase stress and reduce performance. Look at techniques to overcome procrastination and increase your motivation.

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How to Develop a Thesis Statement

Friday, November 3rd @ 10:30 AM
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One event on Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 10:30am

Are you afraid of the word ‘thesis’? Wondering what your course instructor might expect you to create when asking for ‘a clear and effective thesis’?

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Distraction-free Studying: Improve your Focus and Concentration

Monday, November 6th @ 1:30 PM

Netflix and Facebook got you down? Have trouble sitting down to work for more than a little bit at a time? Learn how your brain likes to focus, maximize your attention span and cope with online (and offline) distractions.

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Editing Your Paper Like a Pro

Tuesday, November 7th @ 1:30 PM

Editing is a crucial stage of any writing process that improves unreadable, confused or overly complex writing. In this workshop, you’ll learn about simple but effective editing methods to help your assignment reach its full potential.

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Crunch Time, Catch up: Time Management Skills 3.0

Wednesday, November 15th @ 1:30 PM

Now is the time to develop your time management strategies and tools that will get you caught up – and make sure you keep up – with your coursework. Worried about falling behind? Want to improve on last term’s performance? This workshop can help.

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Draft Your Exam Study Schedule (workshop)

Tuesday, November 21st @ 12:30 PM

Learn how to schedule adequate time for studying for each of your final exams – no matter how many you might have! You will leave this workshop with a study schedule draft. Although this workshop is only one hour long, you are welcome to remain with the professional advisor for an extra half-hour after the workshop for personalized help while creating your schedule.

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Exam Prep: Multiple-Choice

Monday, November 27th @ 12:30 PM

1000 decisions to make in just three hours? We can help you prepare for and write these exams.

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Exam Prep: Multiple-Choice

Tuesday, November 28th @ 1:30 PM

1000 decisions to make in just three hours? We can help you prepare for and write these exams.

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Draft Your Exam Study Schedule (workshop)

Wednesday, November 29th @ 2:30 PM

Learn how to schedule adequate time for studying for each of your final exams – no matter how many you might have! You will leave this workshop with a study schedule draft. Although this workshop is only one hour long, you are welcome to remain with the professional advisor for an extra half-hour after the workshop for personalized help while creating your schedule.

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Exam Prep: Short Answer and Essay

Thursday, November 30th @ 10:30 AM

Learn how to prepare for tests that include short answer and essay questions, and find out what your instructions are looking for when marking this type of exam. This workshop also includes information on writing the exam itself, as well.

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Exam Prep: Math and Science Problem-solving

Thursday, November 30th @ 1:30 PM

Learn three practical strategies to move away from an endless “plug and chug” approach to solving quantitative problems. Students in math, physics, chemistry, accounting, economics, and basic stats courses will learn how to shift from straight calculations to conceptual thinking when studying for exams. Generic strategies will be taught, not content in specific courses.

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