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Economics

What We Do

Harnessing the power of collaborative learning, the SLC Economics Program provides tutorial support for all Cal students taking Economics 1, 100A, 100B, 136, 140 and other equivalents. We serve as a platform for students to learn from one another and succeed together. Our services offer you not only the means to achieve content mastery, but also the opportunity to experience an inclusive, dynamic global learning community. Expand the sections below to explore all our service formats. 

Fall 2017

Fall 2017 services resume on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017. Please check our Facebook page for daily updates.

                                                         

Drop-In Tutoring

Stop by to receive support from our friendly tutors on a first-come, first-serve basis.

How to Sign Up

Drop-in starts third week of classes and continues through the last day of instruction. No prior sign-up is required. Simply come to the Economics area in the atrium of the Chavez Student Center, sign in with your SID, and our tutors will work with you.

Drop-in for Fall 2017 begins on Tuesday 9/5.

Hours of Operation

10am-2pm M-Th, Chavez Student Center Atrium

Drop-in Schedule - Fall 2017

Weekly drop-in schedules are posted on our Facebook page every Friday evening. You can check them here

Pod Tutoring

This format offers you course-specific support in a small-group setting at the same time each week. You will benefit from working with an attentive and knowledgeable tutor as well as from collaborating with fellow students enrolled in the same course. 

Pod Offerings - Not offered Fall 2017

How to Sign Up

If you are attending pod for the first time, please sign up via the links above. As seats may be limited, signing up will give you seating priority. 

Study Groups

Study Groups provide an inclusive and collaborative learning space for students to strengthen their grasp of Economics coursework. Facilitated by advanced tutors, groups allow participants to review key course concepts, engage in reflective learrning, hone problem solving skills, and cultivate test-taking and time-management strategies to further enhance academic success. 

Study Group Offerings - Fall 2017

Econ 100B: Mondays 2-3:30PM | Sign-up to receive location

Econ 136: Tuesdays 2-3:30PM | Sign-up to receive location

Econ 140: Wednesdays 4:30-6PM | Sign-up to receive location

How to Sign Up

If you are attending a study group for the first time, please sign up above via the links above.

Exam Review

Econ exam reviews are designed in consultation with faculty and/or head GSIs, and are led by advanced tutors. Reviews focus on major course concepts and formulas and cover past exam patterns, as well as time mamagement strategies. 

How to Sign Up

Click here for a complete schedule and to sign up. You can also access our Facebook page for any schedule/location updates. 

Workshops

Fall 2017 Offerings

Please check back soon!

Fall 2016 Offerings

The "Stop Thinking, Start Solving: Tried and True Strategies for Mastering Economics Coursework!" welcome workshop is for students who wish to learn more about how to excel in Economics at Cal. We will address common questions about the major, discuss faculty expectations, and explore key strategies for thriving in Economics courses. Attendees will leave the session not only with a clear sense of the rigor and demands of the major, but also an enhanced understanding of how to become successful in the discipline. The workshop will be held from 4-5 pm on Friday, September 9th in 113 Chavez.