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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 2018

Fall 2018 services will resume on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018. Please check our Facebook page for daily updates. Also, click here to download the SLC Fall 2018 Academic Planner.

                                                         

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 2018 begins on Tuesday 9/4. 

Hours of Operation

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

Drop-in Schedule for Fall 2018

Weekly drop-in schedules are posted on our Facebook every Sunday 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 2018

Please check our Facebook page for any updates. If you need econ support, please stop by our drop-in tutoring or sign up for an exam review.  

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 learning, hone problem-solving skills, and cultivate test-taking and time-management strategies to further enhance academic success. 

Study Group Offerings - Not offered Fall 2018

Please check our Facebook page for any updates. If you need econ support, please stop by our drop-in tutoring or sign up for an exam review. 

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 management strategies. 

How to Sign Up

Please check our Facebook page for any schedule/location updates. Exam review sign-ups are typically posted no earlier than a week before exam review dates. 

Workshops

Fall 2018 Offerings

STATA Workshop  - Friday 11/02/2018 
 
To further prepare students for research, the SLC Economics Program hosts Stata Workshops. This workshop aims to familiarize students with Stata's interface, syntax and common statistical procedures like linear regression or graphs essential for writing a research paper.
 
For those without Citrix or STATA, we have 30 7-day Stata licenses for the workshop distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. 
 
Please check back later for future workshop dates.