Attend virtual workshops presented by Dr. Gloria Ponce-Rodriguez on a variety of college planning topics. Workshop recordings will also be available on this page after the presentation if you are unable to attend live.

Upcoming Workshops

How to Win a Scholarship, and Understanding Federal, State, and Gift Aid

Open to high school seniors and parents. Topics will include:

  • Learn about various scholarships
  • Where are the scholarships?
  • How to apply for scholarships
  • How to stand out in getting a scholarship
  • Writing your essay
  • What you need to know

Workshop will be held at 6:00 PM on June 16 and June 23, 2021.

Attend via Zoom.
Meeting ID: 817 5896 6803
Passcode: JGcG79

Surviving the First Year of College

Open to high school seniors and parents. This is a two part workshop: Building Study Skills and Navigating Resources. Topics will include:

  • How to build study skills and alleviate stress
  • The Do’s and Don’ts
  • Learn about the services offered in the various departments on campus
  • Campus life and meeting deadlines

The Building Study Skills workshop will be held at 6:00 PM on May 18 and June 15, 2021.
The Navigating Resources workshop will be held at 6:00 PM on June 1 and June 22, 2021.

Attend via Zoom.
Meeting ID: 897 8356 6933
Passcode: 5qNPeF

Previous Workshops

What is Verification, and Understanding Award Letters

Zoom recording available soon. Topics included:

  • How to understand your award letter
  • What are verification forms?
  • Why are you being selected for verification?
  • How do you create your web grant account required to receive Cal Grant?
  • Learn of deadlines from your colleges

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