Free Student Success Series workshops offered throughout the fall semester

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Kellogg Community College is offering the following workshops this semester to assist students with study and personal habits and enhance chances for student success. This fall’s Student Success Series workshops, all of which are free to attend, include:

Google Power User

Presenter: Kelly Frost
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 15, Spring Lake Room (located in the library)

Google is a powerful search engine, but finding the most relevant information can be a challenge. This librarian-led workshop will explore more complex searching techniques and special features that will turn you into a Google Power User!

Resume Writing

Presenter: Patrick Casey
2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 23, Ohm 203

The following topics will be covered: *Learn the importance of appropriate subheadings and content. *Incorporate curriculum/classroom learning objectives. *Tailor your resume to your reader. *Delivery methods, formatting, file types. *Industry specific resume samples.

Study Skills

Presenter: Andrea Stemaly
1 to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 28, The Bridge (Ohm 207)

Need to develop new study skills? Need a refresher in study skills? We can all benefit from developing new and refreshing old study skills. Attend this program and enhance your chances for academic success.

Preventing Procrastination

Presenter: Cindy Lingbeek
3 to 4 p.m. Sept. 29, Ohm 104

This program will explore the tools and resources necessary to navigate a successful path for academic student success. Topics include goal setting, time management, organization and expecting the unexpected. Handouts will be provided.

Time Management

Presenter: Brigitta Staley
2 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 5, The Bridge (Ohm 207)

Time management skills are considered some of the most important when it comes to academic success. Learn how to manage your time for success.

Digital Backpack

Presenter: Tammy Douglas
10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 8, Spring Lake Room (located in the library)

Need more time? Want to be better prepared for class? Stop by to learn how to use technology to be more productive in class, while studying and in managing your time. We’ll look at several easy-to-use technology tools and give you a chance to try them out!

Test Taking Strategies

Presenter: Jeff Houldsworth
1 to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 12, The Bridge (Ohm 207)

Most people have never been taught how to most effectively take a test. Learn tips and strategies for improving your test scores.

Money Management

Presenter: Nikki Jewell
2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 20, Ohm 08

A personal monthly budget is considered one of the most effective ways for a person to increase their personal savings. This program is designed to help attendees learn how to better manage and budget their finances, including how to establish and implement a personal monthly budget.

Interviewing Strategies

Presenter: Patrick Casey
1 to 2 p.m. Oct. 27, Spring Lake Room (located in the library)

Learn the do’s and don’ts of interviewing, including pre- and post-interviewing techniques. Also learn behavioral-based interviewing strategies, how to address various types of interviewing questions and much more!