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Learning Enhancement for Geisel Students

Medical school will present a much greater academic challenge than college learning.

New and different ways to listen, read, record, and practice information can have a significantly positive impact on your ability to learn at Geisel.

The learning skills professionals at the Academic Skills Center (224 Baker Library) have extensive experience working with undergraduates, graduates, and adults.

We look forward to meeting and helping you succeed academically at Geisel.

Carl Thum, PhD, Director
Carl received his doctorate from Cornell and his BA from Union College in Schenectady, New York. Carl works individually with students, presents workshops, road-shows, and mini-courses, and provides AD/HD coaching. Carl also teaches Writing 5 and coordinates the Learning at Dartmouth course. Carl may be reached at (603) 646-2014 or by email at Carl.P.Thum@Dartmouth.EDU.

Leslie Schnyder, MSW, Assistant Director
Leslie received her MSW from the University of Southern California, where she specialized in mental health and her BA from the University of California, Los Angeles. Leslie individually advises students and presents workshops and special programs/presentations. Leslie has worked counseling community college students impacted by domestic violence and women experiencing homelessness. She also has experience working in student affairs, specializing in retention, academic empowerment, and academic support of underrepresented students, as well as other diverse student populations. Leslie can be reached at (603) 646-2014 or by email at Leslie.Schnyder@Dartmouth.EDU.

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