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Road to Finals Fall 2022

This guide lists all events planned to support students as they prepare to take final examinations at all campuses of MDC. Extended hours of operations in Learning Resources and other labs, as well as a list of online workshops, distressing activities, et

 Visit a tutor or reserve a study room

Extended Study 

Hours 

Dec 1-10   

Come in early to catch some good studying hours on your campus Learning Resource department. Refreshments will be served!

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Friday: 7:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Saturday: 8:00AM - 1:00PM

Hosted by Learning Resources and Student Life
Locations and contact information 

Brain  Spa 

Get your brain in the best shape possible by visiting one of our BrainSpas! We have many different activities to keep it functioning at its peak including board games, puzzles, coloring books and much more! Available throughout Dec 1-10th.  Visit any of the participating locations below throughout Dec 1 - 10. 

Padron Campus
Learning Resources - Room 6011
627 SW 27 AVE
Miami, FL 33135

Hialeah Campus
Learning Resources - Room 1400
1780 W 49 ST
Miami, FL 33012

24/7 

Tutoring

Would you like to brush up on some topics from class? Book an appointment with a tutor! Choose from several options including in-person or online tutoring! 

MDC Tutoring
Online or In-Person
Book an appointment

SmartThinking
Online (24 hours / 7 days a week)

  1. From your Blackboard course homepage, go to the navigational column on the left.
  2. Look at the section titled, "Tools and Resources".
  3. Click on the "Smarthinking" link.
Students Share Their Study Tips 

Do you have good study tips that you can share with your peers?  Take a minute to write them on the giant whiteboard at the library.  Your peers will be able to see them and may even improve their test scores because of them. 

North Campus
Room 2101: The whiteboard by the book display
11380 NW 27th Ave
Miami, FL 33167

Coffee in the Morning 

Start your day with a hot beverage—coffee or tea—and a snack to get you ready for the day ahead. 

  • Dec 5th - 10th 
  • 9:00AM - 10:30AM

North Campus
Room 2101
11380 NW 27th Ave
Miami, FL 33167

Coloring & Cocoa 

Did you know that coloring could help relieve stress?  More importantly, it’s fun!  Come and release your inner artist. 

  • Dec 5th - 9th 
  • 6:00PM - 7:00PM

North Campus
Room 2101
11380 NW 27th Ave
Miami, FL 33167

Thursday 12/1

Thursday, December 1, 2022
10:30AM - 11:30AM

Excel, PowerPoint, and Access Review

Review for your CGS1060 final exam by playing Millionaire: Special Edition at the Wolfson EnTec Lab Building 7 Room 7118. Surprise prizes for every player! 

Wolfson Campus
Room 7118
300 NE 2nd AVE       
Miami, FL 33132

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Overcoming Test Anxiety

Get ready for exams with our Learning Resources Virtual Workshops!

Virtual Event
Join Stream

 

Friday 12/2

Friday, December 2, 2022
7:00AM - 5:00PM      

Reserve a Study Room

Need some quiet time to study? You've come across the right place! Reserve a Study Room in Learning Resources and get ready for that exam with your friends. 

MDC Learning Resources (All Campuses)

Make a Reservation

Saturday 12/3

Saturday, December 3, 2022
8:00AM - 1:00PM

Schedule a tutoring session 

Schedule a tutoring session online or in-person at any of the MDC Learning Resources locations.  You can also reserve a study room.

MDC Learning Resources (All Campuses)
Make an appointment

Monday 12/5

Monday, December 5, 2022

7:15AM - 

7:00PM

STEM Review Sessions

Review for your finals at the STEM success center.                                                                     

  • 7:15AM  - MAT1033
  • 11:15AM - Human Anatomy    
  • 3:00PM -  Biology
  • 7:00PM - MAT1033

Padron Campus
Stem Success Center - Room 6013
627 SW 27 AVE           
Miami, FL 33135

10:00AM - 

11:00AM

Chair Yoga

Learn some exercises that you can do right where you sit.                                                         

North Campus
Room 2101
11380 NW 27th AVE          
Miami, FL 33167

Tuesday 12/6

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

7:15AM  - 7:00PM

STEM Review Sessions

Review for your finals at the STEM success center. 

  • 7:15AM  - MAC2233
  • 11:15AM - STA2023     
  • 5:00PM -  MAT1033
  • 7:00PM - MAC2311

Padron Campus
Stem Success Center - Room 6013
627 SW 27 AVE           
Miami, FL 33135

9:00AM - 1:00PM

Nursing Tutoring Virtual Session

Get ready for exams with our Nursing Tutoring Sessions.

Virtual session will take place on Blackboard Collaborate

Time: 9:00AM - 1:00PM

Virtual Event
Join Stream

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Yoga in the Library

Unwind from your finals and spend some time relaxing with a Yoga session hosted by Isabel Duque. After the class, enjoy an invigorating juice made fresh by Banana Berry!

Padron Campus
Learning Resources - Room 6011
627 SW 27 AVE
Miami, FL 33135

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Tarot with Dennis

See clearly into the present and unveil the future with a flash tarot reading. Book your spot and sign your waiver at the link below. 

Reserve a spot

Kendall Campus
Learning Resources - Room 2117 - Library Exhibit Area
11011 SW 104th St
Miami, FL 33176

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Test Taking Tips 101

Get ready for exams with our Learning Resources Virtual Workshops

Virtual Event
Join Stream

Wednesday 12/7

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
7:15AM  - 7:00PM

STEM Review Sessions

Review for your finals at the STEM success center. 

  • 7:15AM  - MAC1105
  • 11:15AM - MAT1033   
  • 3:00PM -  CHM1045
  • 7:00PM - MAT1033

Padron Campus
Stem Success Center - Room 6013
627 SW 27 AVE
Miami, FL 33135

12:00PM - 12:45PM 

      &

6:00PM  - 6:45PM 

Writing a Research Paper in Your Own Words

This session prepares students for the sometimes daunting task of writing a research paper. The presenters will inform the participants on how to narrow a research topic, conduct the research, and outline their paper. The presenters will also cover the difference between quoting and paraphrasing and give tips on how to write the introduction and conclusion. Important writing tips, final recommendations, and APA/MLA guidelines will also be shared.

Virtual Event

12:00PM Session: Join Stream

6:00PM Session: Join Stream

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Drama Club Storytime

Let our drama club entertain you with a story.   

North Campus
Room 2101
11380 NW 27th AVE
Miami, FL 33167

Thursday 12/8

Thursday, December 8, 2022
7:15AM  - 7:00PM

STEM Review Sessions

Review for your finals at the STEM success center. 

  • 7:15AM  - MAT1033
  • 11:15AM - MAC1105   
  • 3:00PM -  MAT1033
  • 7:00PM - Human Anatomy

Padron Campus
Stem Success Center - Room 6013
627 SW 27 AVE
Miami, FL 33135

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Guided Meditation

Guided meditations are session of deep concentration led by an instructor.  In this meditation, you will take a walk with us through a peaceful forest.  Afterwards, you should feel relaxed and have a heightened sense of concentration.  

North Campus
Room 2101
11380 NW 27th AVE
Miami, FL 33167

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Storytime with Alia

Circle in for Storytime. We'll have popcorn, rock decorating stations and special guest Rick the Rock of Room 214.

Kendall Campus
Learning Resources - Room 2117 - Library Exhibit Area
11011 SW 104th St
Miami, FL 33176

3:00PM - 4:00PM

Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

Review for your finals in your EAP classes with this presentation on the different sentence types and punctuation rules, activities, and games.

Padron Campus
World Language Lab - Room 1218
627 SW 27 AVE
Miami, FL 33135

Friday 12/9

Friday, December 9, 2022
7:15AM  - 7:00PM

STEM Review Sessions

Review for your finals at the STEM success center. 

  • 7:15AM  - MGF1107
  • 11:15AM - MAT1033   
  • 3:00PM -  Biology
  • 7:00PM - CHM1033

Padron Campus
Stem Success Center - Room 6013
627 SW 27 AVE
Miami, FL 33135

9:00AM - 10:00AM

Guided Meditation

Guided meditations are session of deep concentration led by an instructor.  In this meditation, you will take a walk with us through a peaceful forest.  Afterwards, you should feel relaxed and have a heightened sense of concentration.  

North Campus
Room 2101
11380 NW 27th AVE
Miami, FL 33167

9:00AM - 11:00AM

Cafecito at Padron

Charge up with some delicious breakfast before taking your finals.  

Padron Campus
Student Life Breezeway - Room 6018
627 SW 27 AVE
Miami, FL 33135

2:00PM - 3:00PM 

ACE your presentations with CANVA 

This workshop will teach you the necessary skills to develop your own presentation using Canva. This is an essential presentation for any college student needing to present. 

Virtual Event
2:00PM

Join Stream

Saturday 12/10

Saturday, December 10, 2022
10:00AM  

Pharmacology Review Session

Virtual session will take place on Blackboard Collaborate. Students must have completed all readings for the course and come prepared with specific questions for the tutor.

Virtual Event
Join Stream