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Workshops and Calendar of Events

Specialized student success workshops are presented each semester in order to provide students with additional tools and support, which will help with their academic and career success.  Please refer to the descriptions and calendar below for specific information. 

Workshop Descriptions:

Financial Aid (FAFSA):  This line-by-line workshop on how to complete your free application for federal student aid (FAFSA)

Financial Literacy 101:  Learn how to create a personal budget that will help you get through college the smart way.

Livescribe: Learn how it can help you with note taking and homework review to improve your study skills.

Personal Statement:  Learn how to create a personal statement that will give you an edge in university and scholarship applications or improve one you have already written.

Scholarship Workshop:  Learn how to research scholarships that fit with your student academic profile.  Increase your knowledge of the steps necessary to apply for scholarships of your interest.

Study Skills = Academic Success:  Provides you with an overview of how to overcome bad study habits and pitfalls.  Learn how good study habits can help you succeed academically. 

The Art of Critical Thinking:  Get first-hand practice on how to apply various techniques to help you think critically through your academics.

Your Perceptual Learning Style Workshop:   Learn of your personal perceptual learning style and how to apply your learning style to your studies for academic success.
Your Personality Type and Career Choices (MBTI): Take an assessment that will provide you with the feedback you have been seeking to help you choose an academic and career path tailored to your personality.
 
To sign up for a workshop email mmacias@collegeofthedesert.edu or you may sign up at the front desk of the TRiO-DSPS office.
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