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Academic Skills Prep

Get tips and advice from fellow students, staff and professors to help you navigate a new academic environment.

Jun 17, 2020

Have questions about starting university?

Tuesday, July 7–Friday, August 14

The Academic Skills Prep Series is a six-week online program that supports you before your arrival for Welcome Week. This series is open to all McMaster students (all Faculties).

Get tips and advice from fellow students, staff and professors to help you navigate a new academic environment. Join us from home as we discuss university academics through videos, short articles and personal reflections, and learn about the skills you will need to be successful at McMaster.

Sessions include:

  • Being a University Learner
  • Mastering Time Management
  • Note-taking in University
  • Reading Critically and Efficiently
  • Writing for Academic Purposes
  • Being an Online Learner
  • Feature Fridays: Professor Interviews

We will have weekly webinars as part of this series. Registration for the webinars opens two weeks before the date on OSCARplus. After each session, we will upload the recordings so you can view the webinars at a time that works for you.