Friday, December 2, 2022

Prepare for finals with Exam Jam and Effective U tutoring

Get support from academic success centers through finals week in this year’s Exam Jam. Find free events, services, and resources to prepare for final exams, papers, and projects, including extra tutoring, writing help, study and planning workshops, and de-stress activities and resources, all designed to help you success. You can also check out the Effective U self-guided final exam prep tutorial to learn tips and skills for studying and preparing for final exams.
Prepare for finals!

Get support from academic success centers through finals week in this year’s Exam Jam. Find free events, services, and resources to prepare for final exams, papers, and projects, including extra tutoring, writing help, study and planning workshops, and de-stress activities and resources, all designed to help you success. You can also check out the Effective U self-guided final exam prep tutorial to learn tips and skills for studying and preparing for final exams.

SMART Tutoring
Now through Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022
SMART Tutoring appointments and drop-ins

Finish the semester strong with additional tutoring hours available through Wednesday, Dec. 21. Use the filters to search by class, tutoring drop-ins (no appointment needed) or one-to-one appointments; copy Zoom links for drop-in tutoring sessions or click on appointment blocks to schedule appointments.

Student Writing Support
Now through Monday, Dec. 19, 2022
Schedule a writing consultation

Schedule collaborative one-to-one writing consultations to help you develop confidence and effective writing strategies to refine your final papers. In-person appointments and walk-in consultations, as well as Zoom and online consultations are available.

Libraries' Workshops and Research Support
Now through Tuesday, Dec. 14

Learn to study more efficiently using the Pomodoro technique, bullet journaling for finals, and more! Free workshops for UMN students are offered between now and the end of the semester. View the workshops calendar

You also can make an appointment with a Peer Research Consultant (PRC). PRCs are students trained to help you with research papers or assignments. They can also help you get started with faculty-sponsored research.


Academic Skills Coaching

Student Academic Success Services offers 30-minute Academic Skills Coaching appointments online via Zoom and in-person. An academic skills coaching session is an opportunity to talk one to one with a coach to discuss your academic skills and strategies. During your coaching session, you and your coach will talk through your course schedule and study habits, and then work together to develop a plan for academic success. To learn more and schedule an appointment, visit the Academic Skills Coaching web page.
Final exam prep tutorial

Check out the Effective U self-guided effectiveu.umn.edu" target="_blank">Final Exam Prep tutorial to learn unique study tips for final exams, apply new study skills to help with exam preparation throughout the semester, and build a schedule to manage your end-of-semester tasks.

Find study spaces

When not otherwise scheduled for an in-person exam, all general purpose classrooms are available for individual or group study. You can see which rooms are available on the classroom search web page. You can also use the Study Space Finder or reserve individual study rooms in the Libraries.

For more information about Exam Jam events, resources, and de-stress activities, visit the Academic Success Centers Exam Jam web page.

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