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Multiple Choice Exam Success

Multiple Choice Exam Success

When:
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Where:
Stauffer Library
Room: Seminar Room 121, Across from the QLC Info Desk (Main Floor)
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Description:

1000 decisions to make in just three hours? SASS' peers can help you prepare for and write multiple choice exams in any subject.

Contact:
(SASS) Student Academic Success Services: Learning Strategies and the Writing Centre
academic.success@queensu.ca
613-533-6315
Cost:
n/a
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GET IT DONE! Drop-in Writing Event

GET IT DONE! Drop-in Writing Event

When:
Sunday, November 25, 2018
12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Where:
Ban Righ
Room: Dining Hall
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Description:

As the assignments pile up and exams loom, you're probably thinking: how am I supposed to get this much work done without catered food, scheduled breaks, and the help of the pros?

We are too! So we're inviting you to GET IT DONE: a day of supported studying and fun in Ban Righ Dining Hall, brought to you by Student Academic Success Services.
Bring your schoolwork and working minds, because we'll have everything you need for success, including drinks and food, a comfy study spot, and a team of trained writing and learning assistants to improve your academic work.

Contact:
(SASS) Student Academic Success Services: Learning Strategies and the Writing Centre
academic.success@queensu.ca
613-533-6315
Cost:
n/a
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Improve Your Writing

Improve Your Writing

When:
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Where:
Stauffer Library
Room: Seminar Room 121, Across from the QLC Info Desk (Main Floor)
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Description:

As you prepare to complete your term papers, we'll show you how to work with teachers' feedback, improve on writing you completed earlier in the semester, and continue to push towards improving your grades. Bring your assignments!

Contact:
(SASS) Student Academic Success Services: Learning Strategies and the Writing Centre
academic.success@queensu.ca
613-533-6315
Cost:
n/a
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Writing in the Sciences

Writing in the Sciences

When:
Friday, November 16, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Where:
Stauffer Library
Room: Seminar Room 121, Across from the QLC Info Desk (Main Floor)
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Description:

Many science students arrive at university hoping they'll never to write an essay again. Writing, though, is a crucial part of lab reports, design projects, and case studies in the sciences. Join our Peer Writing Assistants to hear about effective techniques to improve your writing.

Contact:
(SASS) Student Academic Success Services: Learning Strategies and the Writing Centre
academic.success@queensu.ca
613-533-6315
Cost:
n/a
Moderation:
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Catching Up: Finish the Semester Strong

Catching Up: Finish the Semester Strong

When:
Thursday, November 15, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Where:
Stauffer Library
Room: Seminar Room 121, Across from the QLC Info Desk (Main Floor)
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Description:

Most students find that they fall behind in one or more courses. It's never too late to get back on track, so our Peer Learning Assistants have designed this class to answer your questions and produce a plan of action to see you through to the end of semester.

Contact:
(SASS) Student Academic Success Services: Learning Strategies and the Writing Centre
academic.success@queensu.ca
613-533-6315
Cost:
n/a
Moderation:
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Improving Presentation Skills

Improving Presentation Skills

When:
Monday, November 5, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Where:
Stauffer Library
Room: Seminar Room 121, Across from the QLC Info Desk (Main Floor)
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Description:

Giving presentations in class can be scary. What are professors looking for, why do they ask you to give presentations, and how can you speak with confidence and clarity? We'll show you some simple but powerful strategies to overcome anxiety, speak with confidence, and boost your presentation grades.

Contact:
(SASS) Student Academic Success Services: Learning Strategies and the Writing Centre
academic.success@queensu.ca
613-533-6315
Cost:
n/a
Moderation:
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Research & Writing Strategies for Independent Projects

Research & Writing Strategies for Independent Projects

When:
Monday, October 29, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Where:
Stauffer Library
Room: Seminar Room 121, Across from the QLC Info Desk (Main Floor)
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Description:

Writing an undergrad thesis or independent research project? Now is the time to stop putting it off and get to work on your research. We'll explain what's expected of an upper-year research project, how to narrow down and organize a monumental reading list, and how to develop an effective writing and research habit.

Contact:
(SASS) Student Academic Success Services: Learning Strategies and the Writing Centre
academic.success@queensu.ca
613-533-6315
Cost:
n/a
Moderation:
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Catching up in School

Catching up in School

When:
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Where:
Stauffer Library
Room: Seminar Room 121, Across from the QLC Info Desk (Main Floor)
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Description:

Most students find that they fall behind in one or more courses. It's never too late to get back on track, so our Peer Learning Assistants have designed this class to answer your questions and produce a plan of action.

Contact:
(SASS) Student Academic Success Services: Learning Strategies and the Writing Centre
academic.success@queensu.ca
613-533-6315
Cost:
n/a
Moderation:
  • If this event listing appears to have errors or inaccuracies, please notify the event's Contact (see above).
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Beyond Spellcheck: Editing Writing

Beyond Spellcheck: Editing Writing

When:
Thursday, October 18, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Where:
Stauffer Library
Room: Seminar Room 121, Across from the QLC Info Desk (Main Floor)
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Description:

Advanced editing strategies ensure your writing is what professors are after: concise, clear, and critical. Join us to discover how to edit and rewrite your work in any subject.

Contact:
(SASS) Student Academic Success Services: Learning Strategies and the Writing Centre
academic.success@queensu.ca
613-533-6315
Cost:
n/a
Moderation:
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Ace that Midterm!

Ace that Midterm!

When:
Friday, October 12, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Where:
Stauffer Library
Room: Seminar Room 121, Across from the QLC Info Desk (Main Floor)
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Description:

It's time to sit your first written tests at university. How do you know what to study (and what to leave out)? When should you begin? How can you write a test effectively? We'll help you prep and enter midterm season with confidence.

Contact:
(SASS) Student Academic Success Services: Learning Strategies and the Writing Centre
academic.success@queensu.ca
613-533-6315
Cost:
n/a
Moderation:
  • If this event listing appears to have errors or inaccuracies, please notify the event's Contact (see above).
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