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CCC Hosts College Success and Career Workshops

Apr 5, 2018, 15:16 PM by CCC Staff

OREGON CITY - Thinking of going to college but are not sure of where to start, how to pay for it or how to balance school with work and a family? Clackamas Community College helps students navigate these obstacles every day.

This spring, CCC is hosting a series of College Success and Career Workshops to connect future and current students with resources as well as help develop career and job exploration skills, manage stress and life's curve balls, help students stay on track and more. These workshops are free and open to the public. To RSVP for a workshop, visit www.clackamas.edu/success.

Financial Aid 101

April 11, noon-1 p.m., Community Center Fireside Lounge

Learn the ins and outs of financial aid and the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Get your questions about financial aid answered. Light refreshments provided.

Understanding Credit - Learn to Love it

April 16, noon-1 p.m., Roger Rook Hall, Room 220

Credit is important for buying a home, getting loans and credit cards and more. Learn from experts why credit matters, how to build good credit and how to manage credit.

Repaying Student Loan Debt

April 24, noon-1 p.m., Community Center Fireside Lounge

Learn about student loan repayment options from experts and how to manage a payment plan. Light refreshments provided.

Career Exploration

May 3, noon-1:30 p.m., Gregory Forum, Room A

Thinking of going to college, but are unsure of your degree and career goal? Need help figuring out your path? Attend this workshop to find your interests, set goals and stay on track. Light refreshments provided.

Resume Writing

May 9, noon-1 p.m., Community Center, Room 126

A well-written cover letter and a strong resume will catch an employer's eye and increase chances of getting an interview. Work with career advisors to fine-tune or develop a resume.

Financial Literacy

May 21, noon-1:30 p.m., Gregory Forum, Room C

Need help building a budget? Want to learn more about the financial world and how to manage money? Let CCC financial experts help! Light refreshments provided.

Job Search Strategies

May 29, noon-1 p.m., Community Center, Room 126

Looking for more than just a job? Learn how to search for jobs and careers that match your interests, degree and personal goals. Light refreshments provided.

All events take place at the CCC Oregon City campus, 19600 Molalla Ave. For more information, contact Ryan Stewart at 503-594-6231 or success@clackamas.edu.

Lori Hall

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Lori Hall

Public Information Officer

503-594-3162

lori.hall@clackamas.edu