Department of Mathematics and Statistics

York University

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When you are a student, a key line of defense against unsatisfactory grades is your study group. Study groups have been found to be a very useful tool for students taking university courses, including Math/Stats courses.

As a first-year student, your study group will provide you with all sorts of help (and you will help the group as well) as you learn the course material. Sometimes it is in helping you understand material. Sometimes it is working together to solve problems. Sometimes it is just having people around to help you get motivated to study.

We have some limited help available from student peer mentors to help with the formation of Study Groups.

For some advice on the formation of study groups our old information remains useful: