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Navigating Northwestern Academics

An event series for undergrads

Navigating Northwestern Academics is a series of casual forums designed to help undergraduates find their best footing in negotiating the sometimes-rocky path toward their academic goals. These events may be especially useful for first-year students, but all Northwestern undergrads are welcome. We hope you’ll join us!


Start Strong and Stay Strong: Advice from the Experts

students eating dinner at table

Wednesday, October 2, 5:30–7pm

Enjoy dinner and hear from faculty, advisors, and undergrads about making the academic transition from high school to Northwestern.

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Insider's Guide to Pre-Med/Pre-Health Courses

students at table having dinner

Wednesday, October 16, 5:30–7pm

Hear from faculty and experienced students about critical practices for success in pre-med and pre-health courses. Dinner included!

This event has already occurred.


Insider's Guide to Writing-Intensive Coursesstudents at table having dinner

Tuesday, November 5, 6–7:30pm

Learn keys to success in courses that emphasize writing, with insights from faculty and fellow students. Dinner included!

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Boost Your Productivity: Tips for Navigating the Quarter System

students talking at table

Thursday, November 14, 6-7 pm

Learn from experienced Northwestern undergrads about common pitfalls, and how to avoid them. Treats included!

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Questions? Feel free to contact us!