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College Transitions College Readiness
with Ander Thebaud
Part of our College Transitions program, this course helps college bound learners navigate many of the challenges of the first semester of college. Topics include, but aren't limited to: applications, financial aid, course selection, study skills, time management, and organizational skills. Graduates of this class claim, "I would not have made it through my first semester without this class."
College Transitions Math
with Trudy Martin
“The best way to learn math is to do math.” Complete an intensive brush up of basic skills with an introduction to Algebra. Review fractions, decimals, percents, and basic algebra for college math. Learn to use online sources for supplementing your math knowledge. Practice math online, including preparing for the computerized Accuplacer exam. Test taking strategies, note taking and study skills are covered as well.
College Transitions Reading and Writing
with Sasha Alsop
This course is designed to help you build reading, writing and critical thinking skills for college level reading and writing. Learn tricks for understanding and remembering college texts. Build confidence in your writing. Skills you develop in this class will help you in all your college courses or job trainings.
Essentials of College Planning - Multiple sessions
with Shelbie Ross
To register, please call 1-800-281-3703 or go to www.meoc.maine.edu. You need only to attend one date listed at the end of the description.
In this workshop we will survey the basic steps for successful college enrollment. The session will discuss college & trade school options in our region, entrance requirements, readiness & transitional issues of adult students, admissions procedures and financial aid. You will review a typical admissions application, request admissions materials and financial aid information from prospective colleges, and complete the FAFSA. This session is designed to set the stage for future enhanced workshops and individual counseling sessions. Participants should bring their most current tax income information (or good estimates and available W2s) & any high school/GED/HiSET and college transcripts they have available. This better allows Shelbie Ross, Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) Advisor, to customize workshop details to participant needs and will aid in the MEOC enrollment and financial aid process. Meets 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/16/2020, 2/13, 3/12, 4/9, 5/14, 6/11, 7/9 & 8/20.