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Becoming An Online Learner

Free

with Kristen Carey

Apr 11, 2017 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

How do adults juggle jobs, familes and going back to school? Online learning provides the flexibility and freedom to get the education you want, on your terms. In this class we will explore the online education community and give you tips on managing classwork, getting back into the learning groove and the basic tools to not sweat the technology. Mastering a few simple steps will allow you to focus on the content and demands of your class. We'll discuss the differences between bricks and mortar, blended, and online learning experiences and will address many of the questions you may have about returning to school via an online format.

 

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Budgeting Basics

Free

with Sherrie Brann

May 9, 2017 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the basic components for building a budget. We will discuss money tracking, goal setting, and how having a sense of your overall financial situation can assist you in developing your spending and saving plans.

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Building Self-Confidence

Free

with Sherrie Brann

Feb 7, 2017 at 4:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Self-confidence is important in almost every aspect of our lives, yet many of us struggle to find it. The good news is that self-confidence really can be learned and built on. Whether you are looking for a job, starting a business, or simply want to be more confident, attend this class to learn concrete tools to help you build your confidence and keep it strong.

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College and Career Readiness

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with Susan Brennan

Jan 26, 2017 at 3 pm, runs for 15 weeks
This course is designed to help adult students succeed in college. Participants will have exposure to a range of college success strategies including communication, critical thinking, time management and problem solving skills. Students will become acquainted with the University as they clarify personal values, goals and expectations. This is a University of Maine Augusta three-credit course. Gardiner High School, Room 127 Start Date To Be Announced

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Essentials of College Planning for Adults

Free

with Teri Morse

Mar 28, 2017 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Please call Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) at 800-281-3703 to register for this FREE workshop.

This interactive workshop touches on the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career and study skills. The admission section reviews college options, the college search process and the application structure. The fundamentals of financial aid, including the filing process and the applications are covered in detail. Career options and counseling are introduced. Effective transitions into college, college readiness and study skills are discussed.

The participant receives The Essentials of College Planning Workbook, The Post Secondary Guide to Education in Maine, The Student Guide, and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

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Financial Aid Workshop

Free

with Teri Morse

Apr 25, 2017 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The Financial Aid Workshop will provide an overview of financial basics and the completion of the Free application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Discussion will include a review of the federal, state, school-based, and private funding sources. Upon completion of this workshop, the student will be able to effectively access the funding they need to complete their college degree. An emphasis will be placed on student responsibility and an understanding of the full financial process and timetable. Participants should bring their last year's income details to the workshop. Participants should be current college students or prospective college students who have attended an earlier session of Essentials of College Planning Workshop with MEOC.

 

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Math Tutorial

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with Susan Brennan

Jan 23, 2017 at 9:30 am, runs for 16 weeks
This is a tutoring time for students who have taken the Accuplacer and failed it by just a few points and for students who are enrolled in college algebra and need additional support. You’ll receive individual help with your specific needs. We’ll also cover a variety of test taking strategies and math study skills. Students may join at any time.

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Number Skills For College

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with Susan Brennan

Feb 6, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 16 weeks
This course will help adult learners gain a strong foundation in basic arithmetic skills. Course content includes the basic arithmetic of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratio and proportion. Emphasis will be on applying math in real life situations and problem solving. Students are required to take the CASAS math pre-test prior to enrollment.





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