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EXAM JAM is here!

Stressed out about finals? Come study with us! Extended walk-in tutoring hours, review workshops, free practice exams, and a relaxed Saturday of preparation and snacks have all been planned for you.
See you there!

Tutor working with students


Tutors and consultants will be out in force Saturday, MAY 2 at the SMART Learning Commons, and Saturday, MAY 9 at the MCAE Instructional Center. Work with knowledgeable peers to jump start and finish out your finals prep week. Snacks and free selected practice exams will also be available.

    Saturday, May 2, 2015
    1pm to 5pm at SMART Learning Commons - Walter (204 Walter Library)
    New this semester: Hourly prize drawings for students working with tutors!!
    Saturday, May 9, 2015


Walk-in tutoring/consulting is available through the last day of classes, and schedules are posted at the links below. Continuing for Spring 2015 there will be extended evening tutoring hours in SMART - Walter and SMART - Wilson during Exam Jam week, May 4-8. See the schedule for details.

EXAM PREP WORKSHOPS (selected courses)

MCAE is offering a stress management workshop applicable to all subjects. SMART's trained Peer-Assisted Learning facilitators are leading a series of content review workshops focusing on specific core concepts from the corresponding course or discipline. Registration (via the link below) does not guarantee a spot but will help us determine materials needed. We can only seat up until the room's capacity is reached, so arrive early!
    Exam Skills
    Stress Management: Thursday, April 30, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM Appleby 223
    MATH 1271: Saturday, May 9, 1:00 - 3:30 PM STSS 412
      Topics: Chain Rule, Solids of Revolution, Log Differentiation, U-Substitution, Optimization, L'hôpital Limits, Related Rates
    MATH 1142: Saturday, May 9, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM STSS 131A
      Topics: Product/Chain/Quotient Rules, Log Differentiation, U-Substitution, Optimization, Related Rates, graphing polynomials
    CHEM 1015: Saturday, May 9, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM STSS 131B
      Topics: Oxidation Numbers, Limiting Reactant Problems, Acids and Bases
    CHEM 1061: Saturday, May 9, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM STSS 131B
      Topics: Thermo-chemistry, Equation Work: limiting reactants and identifying types of reactions
    CHEM 1062: Saturday, May 9, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM STSS 412
      Topics: Thermodynamics, Equilibrium, Acid/Base titrations
    Computer Science
    CSCI 1133: Saturday, May 9, 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM Keller 2-170
      Topics: For-loops, Recursion, Lists, Dictionaries, String formatting, FILE IO, Classes, Inheritance
    PHYS 1302W: Saturday, May 9, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Folwell 108
      Topics: Electric Fields of Discrete /continuous charge distribution, RC circuits and other circuitry concepts, Magnetic fields due to moving charges/steady currents

Exam Jam is presented by the SMART Learning Commons and the Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence (MCAE).