LAS Success Academic Workshops


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    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • 1027 Lincoln Hall

    This presentation will introduce you to ideas and best practices to help you prepare for your upcoming physics exam. Topics covered will include: Why do we study physics? How do we manage our time? What tools are available during our exam? How do exam questions differ from other problems we work in our physics courses?

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • 1062 Lincoln Hall

    If you have had previous difficulties in MCB courses or are worried about a particular one this semester, join us for a discussion/workshop that will help you manage time better and identify the skills necessary for success in the major. You’ll also learn how to take notes, think critically, and approach exams in a scientific context.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • 1065 Lincoln Hall

    This workshop is here to help. We will introduce the idea of metacognitive learning and find out how that can help you study more efficiently. We'll give you tips about how to summarize your notes, break down your syllabus and practice for your next exam.

    • 4:00 pm
    • 1022 Lincoln Hall

    Psychology 100 requires absorbing a large amount of information at a fast pace. Exams consist of challenging multiple-choice exams that require being able to apply the concepts. This workshop will focus on strategies for navigating and absorbing the content in a psychology class in a way that aligns with the demands of challenging multiple-choice exams.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • 1092 Lincoln Hall

    In this workshop, we will explore what it means to fully understand the material in a Math class and how one should study to achieve that goal. In particular, we will discuss strategies for successfully navigating large lecture courses like those in the calculus sequence as well as general strategies for succeeding in any university-level mathematics course. 

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • 1027 Lincoln Hall

    In this talk, we'll look at one professor's perspective on why students struggle in chemistry. We will chat about the differences between high school and college chemistry classes, study skills to develop moving forward, and time management.