Science Peer Academic Coaches (SPAC) help you discover which study methods work best for you.
Find better ways to learn and study
In this session, join UBC Science profs and the Science Peer Academic Coaches to proactively prepare for your first midterms.
Plan ahead to adjust to the differences from high school to university and build a solid foundation of tools and strategies that will support you in your classes! This session will be full of helpful information to set yourself up for success and start off strong in your first year of university and before your first midterms.
Keep an eye on your Distillation emails for more details.
Study smarter, not harder. The Science Peer Academic Coaches offer 15-minute sessions to help you feel prepared for your final exams. Create your own study plan, pick up some helpful study tips, and learn essential time management strategies. Appointment times are released close to the date—keep an eye on your Distillation emails.
Planning is a reflective process. We all know we should do it, but where do we begin?
Mathematics and Physics may be difficult for many students, but with the right strategies, you can succeed.
Learn tips to lessen the stress and anxiety you feel during the final exam period.
Don't give up – this is a perfect opportunity to learn from your mistakes, see why you didn’t do as well as you had hoped, and find strategies to improve your scores in the future.
Failing a course can be very difficult to face. Maybe the subject isn’t your strong suit, or you faced distractions from other courses or personal matters. At this point, it’s important to consider the impact of your failed course and to take appropriate steps going forward.
The 80-20 rule states that 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes.