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Credit: Fall 2018 Peer Assistants Eva Adjei-Danquah, Tom Blakelock, and Ryan Stanton

Succeeding in Intro to Bio

  • Build understanding with professors
  • Build understanding with students
  • Build understanding outside the classroom


  • Take notes in class
  • Review notes on your own and in groups
  • Attempt each challenge question as they are given to you

Office Hours

  • Work with professors outside the classroom
  • Go to each professor's hours
  • Get to know your professors, and ask for extra help when you need it

Study Group Meetings

  • Work with peers and peer mentors outside the classroom
  • Use lecture material to synthesize new lessons
  • Meet on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays