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Focus, motivation and success

Staying focused in a busy environment where other people are working and living, or you’re surrounded by distracting technology, can be tough. In this session, SASS’ peers share easy strategies to make sure you stay focused and motivated as you look forward to handing in your first assignments before leading open discussion.

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Tackling math problems

Taking math, science, or engineering courses this semester? Math can be challenging and takes time to master. In this workshop, we will show you some great strategies to help you tackle math problems and how to study effectively so you maintain a positive mindset and achieve the grades you want!

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Writealong 1

Writealong is a writing support group designed to guide you throughout the writing process and help you meet your goals. You’ll have the opportunity to work on any writing project, plan a weekly writing commitment, and work with a group of students to help you persist in your papers and maintain accountability. Even better, we have a SASS Peer Writing Assistant (PWA) available to offer private consultations if you need support.

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Writing lab reports

Lab reports can seem intimidating, so our writing experts are on hand to lead you through the process of writing. Especially suitable for students in Biology, Chemistry and related disciplines.

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Writing a university-level essay

What makes a university essay different? How do you understand what profs are looking for and express your ideas with confidence and style? We’ll take you through the process from research, outlining and drafting to editing.

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Writealong 2

Writealong is a writing support group designed to guide you throughout the writing process and help you meet your goals. You’ll have the opportunity to work on any writing project, plan a weekly writing commitment, and work with a group of students to help you persist in your papers and maintain accountability. Even better, we have a SASS Peer Writing Assistant (PWA) available to offer private consultations if you need support.

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Speaking with confidence: tutorials & presentations

Giving presentations and participating confidently 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 and participation grades.

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Effective midterm and test prep

Too much to learn and too little time to learn it? Confused about what profs want you to know about midterms? Want to ace those upcoming tests? Our peer learning assistants will take you through a simple and effective series of steps toward midterm success!

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Writealong 3

Writealong is a writing support group designed to guide you throughout the writing process and help you meet your goals. You’ll have the opportunity to work on any writing project, plan a weekly writing commitment, and work with a group of students to help you persist in your papers and maintain accountability. Even better, we have a SASS Peer Writing Assistant (PWA) available to offer private consultations if you need support.

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