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"Second Wind" program helps students finish the semester strong

Several weeks into the semester, students (especially first year and transfer students) are sometimes dissatisfied with how they are doing in their classes, and surprised at how much more demanding the coursework is compared to what they've experienced before.

Although it's not possible to rewind the last few weeks and start their classes over, there is still time for students to learn new study skills and strategies that will help them improve their academic standing.

A mid-semester workshop called "Second Wind" will cover such topics as:
**Time Management
**Note taking
**Concentration
**Test Preparation
**Basic reading and study strategies

The workshop will be held on two sequential Mondays, October 30 and November 6, from 3:00 - 4:30 in 125 Coffey Hall. Students who register should attend both sessions--different material will be presented each day.

The workshop is produced by the St. Paul Office of University Counseling and Consulting Services and the SMART Learning Commons, and is open to all University of Minnesota-Twin Cities students.

Participants should register ahead of time online at www.uccs.umn.edu or over the phone at 612-624-3323.