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 Fall 2017 Workshops

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Wednesday

September 6th

1-2 PM

MPR

Getting Involved in College

Discover how to become connected to your college and build your personal community. Your involvement with your college will help you discover your passions and strengths while positioning yourself for your future.

Thursday

September 7th  2:30-3:30

MPR

How to Transfer to a CSU (California State University)/ADTs

Designed for both new students and transfer ready students: Learn what an ADT is, what classes to take, how to choose a campus, and which deadlines to meet.

(application thru CalState Apply website will be covered in separate workshop in October)

Wednesday

September 13th

1-2 PM

MPR

Breaking Down Barriers

Learn about the connections between student services, college support and student success. Discover how other students have learned to overcome their barriers to college success.

Wednesday

September 13th

11-12 PM

MPR

How to Transfer to a UC (University of California)/TAG

Designed for both new students and transfer ready students:  Learn what a UC TAG is, what classes to take, how to choose a campus, and which deadlines to meet.

 (application thru UC Application website will be covered in separate workshop in November)

Friday

September 15th

11-12 PM

CTC

 

CC Scholarship Application Instructions Workshop

Start your online application with hands-on assistance from experts.

Deadline #1 (Osher Scholarships) Oct 20th ;

Deadline #2 (General Scholarships) Dec 15th

(Location: Career/Transfer Center, 2nd floor Manzanita)

Thursday

September 21st

9 AM- 6 PM

Tamarack

TRANSFER FAIR- University Reps on campus all day!

CSUs, UCs, & private university representatives will be on the Columbia campus to answer all your transfer related questions, explain their degree programs, and show off what makes their campus so special. Everyone is welcome!

(Location: Tamarack lower patio)

Friday

September 22nd

11-12 PM

MPR

How to Afford Transferring to a University

Explore customized tips to budget, save, and make the next step to afford college through maximum financial aid, loans, and internships.

 

Friday

September 22nd

9-10:30 AM

MCR

 

Scholarship Personal Statement/Essay

Write a unique and personal story to capture the attention of scholarship donors; ensure your selection for scholarships by starting early on this important essay.

Deadline #1 (Osher Scholarships) Oct 20th ;

Deadline #2 (General Scholarships) Dec 15th

Thursday

September 28th

2:30-3:30 PM

CTC

How to submit a “CalState Apply” application online for all CSU transfer students

Step-by-step application workshop on the new CalState Apply website, used for all CSU transfer applications.

Due Nov 30th for fall 2018 transfer students.

(Location: Career/Transfer Center, 2nd floor Manzanita)

 

OCTOBER 

 

Thursday

October 5th  

2:30-3:30

CTC

How to Transfer to a CSU (California State University)/ADTs

Designed for both new students and transfer ready students: Learn what an ADT is, what classes to take, how to choose a campus, and which deadlines to meet.

(Location: Career/Transfer Center, 2nd floor Manzanita)

 

Friday

October 13th

9-10:30 AM

Pinyon (Health and Wellness Center)

Scholarship Personal Statement/Essay

Write a unique and personal story to capture the attention of scholarship donors; ensure your selection for scholarships by starting early on this important essay.

Deadline #1 (Osher Scholarships) Oct 20th ;

Deadline #2 (General Scholarships) Dec 15th

 

Friday

October 13th

11-12 PM

CTC

CC Scholarship Application Instructions Workshop

Walk through the entire online application with hands-on assistance from experts.

Deadline #1 (Osher Scholarships) Oct 20th ;

Deadline #2 (General Scholarships) Dec 15th

(Location: Career/Transfer Center, 2nd floor Manzanita)

 

Friday

October 27th

11-12 PM

MPR

 

How to Afford Transferring to a University

Explore customized tips to budget, save, and make the next step to afford college through maximum financial aid, loans, and internships.

Wednesday

November 1st

11:30-12:30

MPR

Stress of Success? It’s a thing!

Being a successful college student, transferring to a university, achieving your dreams…these all come with stressful moments too: moving, new school, new professors, new friends, new expectations! Be prepared and know yourself well to make achieving your dreams a positive and thrilling experience!

 

NOVEMBER

 

Wednesday

November 1st

1-2 PM

CTC

How to Transfer to a UC (University of California)

Designed for both new students and transfer ready students:  Learn what a UC is, what classes to take, how to choose a campus, and which deadlines to meet.

(Location: Career/Transfer Center, 2nd floor Manzanita)

(application thru UC Application website will be covered in separate workshop in November)

 

Thursday

November 2nd

10-11 AM

CTC

 

How to submit a UC online application for all UC transfer students

Step-by-step application workshop for the online UC application website, used for all UC transfer applications. (The essay portion of the application will be covered in a separate workshop in November).

Due Nov 30th for fall 2018 transfer students.

(Location: Career/Transfer Center, 2nd floor Manzanita)

Wednesday

November 8th

12:00-1:00 PM

MPR

 

How to Write Your UC  Essay Prompts (Transfer Application)

What will it take to get noticed in your UC application? Write a unique and compelling story with clarity, honesty, and your own personal voice. NEW prompts for all UC applications!!! Come find out the NEW secrets to being accepted by the UC of your dreams!

Due Nov 30th for fall 2018 transfer students.

Friday

November 17th

11 am-12 pm

CTC

CC Scholarship Application Instructions Workshop

Walk through the entire online application with hands-on assistance from experts.

Deadline #2 (General Scholarships) Dec 15th

(Location: Career/Transfer Center, 2nd floor Manzanita)

Thursday

November 30th  

12- 9 PM

(open lab hrs.)

CTC

LAST CHANCE “Panic Room” – Open Lab Hours

...Got a CSU/UC or Scholarship Application deadline??

Help is available for all students to complete university transfer & scholarship applications.  This is your last chance to submit Transfer applications!!!

Refreshments will be served…to help you power through!

(Location: Career/Transfer Center, 2nd floor Manzanita)

 

 

 

By Theme, Fall 2017:

Transfer

Scholarship

Date

Topic

Date

Topic

9/7& 10/5

How to- CSU (ADTs)

9/15 & 10/13 & 11/17

Online scholarship application

9/13 & 11/1

9/26 TAG only

How to- UC (TAGs)

TAG Panic Room- open lab hours to complete last minute TAG applications

9/22 &

10/13

Personal scholarship essay

9/28

CSU online application

 

 

11/2

UC online application

 

 

11/8

UC Essay Prompts

 

 

9/22 & 10/27

Affording transferring (budgeting)

 

 

9/21

TRANSFER FAIR- university reps

 

 

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