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Announcements

Guided Study Groups have ended for Fall 2017. GSGs will resume in January 2018. Best of luck on your finals!

Click here for the full GSG session schedule.  Also, please consult your faculty and TAs during office hours or stop by departmental resource rooms (e.g,, Chemistry Resource Room in 211 Whitmore, Physics Learning Resource Room in 207 Osmond, etc.).


GSG Upcoming Exam Reviews:

GSG Employment - Spring 2018

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Guided Study Groups leader! We do not currently have any openings for a GSG leader in PHYS or CHEM. Please check back in April 2018 for information about openings for Fall 2018. 

Tutorial assistance for the courses below can be obtained by participating in Guided Study Groups (GSG) during the fall and spring semesters.  GSG sessions are free and are led two to three times a week by an undergraduate peer leader, who has previously met success in the course.  Click on the "Study Groups" tab for detailed information.

CHEM 110 - Chemical Principles I (3)
Basic concepts and quantitative relations.

CHEM 210 - Organic Chemistry I (3)
Bonding theories for organic molecules; stereochemistry and conformational analysis; reactions (and mechanisms) of alkyl halides, alkenes, alkynes, aromatics, alcohols, and ethers), organic reaction mechanisms focusing on electrophiles and nucleophiles, and aromaticity.  

PHYS 211 - General Physics: Mechanics (0)  
Calculus-based study of the basic concepts of mechanics: motion, force, Newton's laws, energy, collisions, and rotation.  

PHYS 212 - General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism (0)
Calculus-based study of the basic concepts of electricity and magnetism.  

PHYS 250  - Introductory Physics I (0) 
Selected topics in mechanics, heat, and sound.

PHYS 251  - Introductory Physics II (0) 
Selected topics in light, electricity, and magnetism.

Learning Assistance Resources for Science and Engineering Students

Many colleges at Penn State provide advising and tutoring resources locally for students who take their courses. Some departments also provide private tutor lists. So if you do not find exactly what you need, please ask your classmates and instructors if they know how you can find available tutors.

Here are some links to college-based academic assistance resources.

Contact Information:


Dr. Brendaly Drayton
Scholar in Residence - Learning Communities
Office Location:  212A Boucke
814-863-6313 or bed156@psu.edu

814-865-1841 (Student Receptionist – 220 Boucke Building)

Emily Hobbs
Co-Curricular Programs Coordinator- Guided Study Groups
212B Boucke
814-863-6779 or esh165@psu.edu

  


 

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