heading
News From Academic & Transfer Advising Services    |   Spring 2013   |   Issue #4, March 11 - 17


THE HEADLINES:

1.   Study Skills Workshop (Topic: Study Strategies Part I)
2.   PASS Hiring Tutors
3.   Study Abroad in Greece (Summer Session I)
4.   Upcoming Foreign Language Challenge Exams
5.   Pre-Health

6.   Pre-Law
7.   Academic Advising Offices
8.   Word of the Week


dates

March 18-24  -  SPRING BREAK



s

Study Stratagies Part I
Tuesday, 3/12 @ 3:00 p.m. W1502 Melville Library
Wednesday, 3/13 @ 4:00 p.m. SAC 305

How does memory work?  In this workshop you will gain a better understanding of how memory works and discover essential study strategies that can help you better retrieve information that you have studied.

View the entire Study Skills schedule here.



PASS HIRING TUTORS

The PASS tutoring program is now hiring tutors.
  • Pay rate of $10 per hour
  • Convenient on-campus job
  • Resume builder
  • Flexible schedules
Find out more at www.stonybrookusg.org |  email: passtutoring@stonybrookusg.org


STUDY ABROAD IN GREECE, Summer Session I

Earn 6 Stony Brook Credits. Dates 5/26--6 /22.
For more information stop by Harriman Hall, Room 318, on 3/13 or 4/10 @ 4:00PM & 6:30PM
Web sites: Goinlearn.com or stonybrook.edu/studyabroad

Click To View Student Comments



CHALLENGE EXAMS in South Asian, Chinese, and Korean

HINDI: Date: Wednesday, March 20 from 1:00 to 3:30 pm.
Students must contact Dr. Kamal Sridhar in 1117 Humanities Bldg. for answers to basic questions and to register for the exam. The exam will be administered in the Center for India Studies (E5350 Library).

For more info about these and upcoming challenge exams, click here.



PRE-HEALTH
 www.stonybrook.edu/healthed  

Try Us for Free!
Attend a free preview of a Kaplan course—live and online.
Want to test out a Kaplan prep course? Sign up for a free class this month to get a first-hand look at what Kaplan has to offer. You'll learn invaluable strategies designed to help you ace your exam from an expert Kaplan instructor.

*Multiple dates available. Register for this and other events at bit.ly/lievents, updated on a rolling basis.

Understanding the New MCAT
Are you ready for the big changes that are coming to the MCAT? Learn about what's new on the 2013 and 2015 exams at this FREE event:
Join us for this informational seminar on campus on Wed, 3/27 at 7pm. Sign up at bit.ly/lievents.

Prepare for the MCAT on campus for only $1599, all inclusive!
Sign up in March to prep at SBU and save $500 off our regular On Site course price. Prepare with the best teachers at Stony Brook and the leader in test prep - whether your class starts right away or not. Why prep with Kaplan?

*Find classes and enroll at kaptest.com/enroll/MCAT/11790/options, or call 1-800-KAP-TEST.



PRE-LAW www.stonybrook.edu/prelaw 

Try Us for Free
Attend a free preview of a Kaplan course—live and online.
Want to test out a Kaplan prep course? Sign up for a free class this month to get a first-hand look at what Kaplan has to offer. You'll learn invaluable strategies designed to help you ace your exam from an expert Kaplan instructor.

Meet Anh-Chi Robertson, Kaplan LSAT instructor:
• Over 1,500 Kaplan students taught since 2008
• Highly rated by 99% of students*
• Teaches Kaplan LSAT Classroom Anywhere classes
• Graduate of Princeton University
• Does logic games to de-stress

Free LSAT Prep with Rima Pancholi
Join us on campus for Free LSAT Workshops ~ Logic Games on Wed, 3/13 at 7pm, and Logical Reasoning on Thurs, 3/28 at 7pm!

Meet Rima Pancholi
Graduate of Cornell University
Accepted to 6 law schools all with either partial or full scholarships
Does research on adolescent education
Described by students as caring and engaging

Law School: The First Hour (Mock 1L Class)
Participate in a Mock 1L Class, using the Socratic method of teaching, right here on campus! You will read a case and may be expected to argue a position. After the class concludes, your professor will cover a number of topics that will help attendees, including tips on law school admissions.

**Register today at bit.ly/lievents. This event is sponsored by Phi Alpha Delta and the Pre-Law Society, and hosted by Kaplan. Event will take place Tues, 3/12 at 7pm.


ACADEMIC ADVISING OFFICES 

Several offices provide general and major/minor-related academic advising to specific cohorts of undergraduates.  To see where you go for academic advising, visit http://www.stonybrook.edu/sb/academichelp.shtml .


word of week

Remora \REM-er-uh\, noun:

1. An obstacle, hindrance, or obstruction.


The PBA Newsletter is prepared by Joseph.Lodato@stonybrook.edu  |  Academic & Transfer Advising Services
- PBA Back issues are located here. -

 facebook