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Learning Center University Union, Suite 323 940-369-7006 LearningCenter.unt.edu. How can you get a 4.0?. Attend and participate in EVERY class Refer often to your course syllabus Visit professors during their office hours Ask questions and get help Get organized

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Learning center university union suite 323 940 369 7006 learningcenter unt

Learning Center

University Union, Suite 323

940-369-7006

LearningCenter.unt.edu


Learning center university union suite 323 940 369 7006 learningcenter unt

How can you get a 4.0?

Attend and participate in EVERY class

Refer often to your course syllabus

Visit professors during their office hours

Ask questions and get help

Get organized

Attend campus events and join organizations

Prepare thoroughly for exams and assignments

(DON’T CRAM!)

Start a study group

Use your campus resources


Learning center university union suite 323 940 369 7006 learningcenter unt

Attend and participate in EVERY class

What is your best time of day?

Sit front and center

What does participate mean to you?

  • Active engagement with professor and material

  • Figure out your Learning Style

  • No distractions

    Attending every class means EVERY class

    Utilize the Learning Center

  • Learning 101 Series

  • Study Skills Lab

  • Speed Reading Workshop


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Refer often to the course syllabus

Course syllabi list everything you need to know about a course including:

  • Professor office hours

  • Exams, homework, assignments

  • Required and optional textbooks

  • Any policies specific to the professor

  • All university policies, including ADA accommodations and Student Code of Conduct

    Be aware: Syllabi are subject to change at professor’s discretion!


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Visit professors during their

office hours

Listed on the course syllabus

The earlier the better

Great networking tool

  • Future internships

  • Recommendation letters

  • Help with course material

    Have a plan

  • Questions

  • Concerns

  • Clarifications

    Don’t wait until you are desperate…it probably won’t help


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Ask questions and get help

Why be confused?

Advocate for yourself

Course material builds on itself

Utilize the Learning Center

  • Supplemental Instruction

  • Volunteer Tutors

  • Online Tutoring

    Other areas for assistance

  • Accounting Lab

  • Chemistry Resource Center

  • Computer Science and Engineering Help Lab

  • Finance Academic Assistance Lab

  • History Help Center

  • Math Tutoring Lab

  • Physics Instructional Center

  • Writing Lab

  • Your advisor


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Get organized

Keep your personal space clean and decluttered

Use a planner

  • Conventional planner

  • Phone/iPad/Computer

    Keep course materials separate, but equal

    Devise a study schedule and stick to it

    Don’t procrastinate

    Say NO!

    Utilize the Learning Center

  • Plan Your Semester

  • Study Skills Lab

  • Learning 101 Series


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Attend campus events and

join organizations

The more you engage in the community, the more successful you will be…it’s a proven fact!

Avoid weekend trips home

Get involved

  • Student Activities

  • College/School activities

  • Leaderships Opportunities

    Participate in campus events

  • Athletics

  • First Flight Week

  • Center for Leadership and Service

  • Distinguished Lecturer Series

    Utilize the Learning Center

  • Supplemental Instruction Leaders

  • Volunteer Tutors


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Prepare thoroughly for exams and assignments (DON’T CRAM)

When should you start studying for your first exams?

Assignments don’t really mean anything, right?

What does it mean to cram?

Don’t let your GPA fall

  • More work to catch back up than it is to stay consistent from the beginning

    Utilize the Learning Center

  • Supplemental Instruction

  • Volunteer Tutors

  • Learning 101 Series

  • Study Skills Lab

  • Speed Reading Workshop

    If you do cram, you may end up here

  • Academic Success Workshop


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Start a study group

Compare notes and see if you missed anything

Utilize your strengths in the class and benefit from the strengths of others

Talk out loud and clarify concepts

Improve time management skills by scheduling your study time

Learn discipline by feeling obligated to your peers to keep up with the coursework

Make efficient use of your study time

  • Work on outlines of chapters together

  • Create practice exams

    Provide support for each other

    Learn how to work as a team


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Use your campus resources

UNT faculty and staff are here to support you!

Advocate for yourself

Utilize the endless amount of resources around campus, these include

AND THE LEARNING CENTER!

  • Career Center

  • Recreation Center

  • Advisors

  • START Office

  • Dean of Students

  • Veteran’s Center

  • Registrar

  • Study Abroad

  • Computer Services

  • Library

  • Student Legal Services

  • Health and Wellness Center

  • Housing and Residence Life

  • Office of Disability Accommodations

  • Multicultural Center

  • Counseling and Testing Services

  • Student Support Services/SSS-Discovery

  • Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • Student Money Management Center


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Additional Learning Center Resources

Academic Coaching

Academic Resource Library

Learning Center 2

Graduate Services


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