Graduate! Philadelphia 2015- 2016 Workshop Series

Math Confidence Workshop


Learn about applying for scholarships at our February Open House

Attend a presentation about how to commplete excellent scholarship applications on February 3rd at the Graduate! Philadelphia office, 1211 Chestnut St., Suite 900, 6:00 pm. Sylvia Spivey from the Philadelphia Foundation will help you to understand what makes a great application to improve your chances of success

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Facilitated By: Sylvia Spivey

Location: G!P Headquarters (1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 900)



Polish your Scholarship or College Application Essay

During February, you will have the opportunity to schedule a time to meet with a writing tutor at Graduate! Philadelphia to review your scholarship and application essays to improve your writing style and increase your chances of success.  

Thursday, February 11th from 12pm - 2pm

Wednesday, February 17th 5pm - 7pm (tentative)

Tuesday, February 23rd from 12pm - 2pm

Facilitated By: TBD 

Location: G!P Headquarters (1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 900)



Finding Scholarships

Learn how to find resources to help you complete your degree, as well as how to create successful application materials.

March 2nd, 2016 (at our Monthly Open House) 

Facilitated By: TBD

Location: Community College of Philadelphia's Northwest Regional Campus, Broad St. and Godfrey Avenue. 

 

 Job Search Preparation: Skills Assessment and Resume / Cover Letter Basics

For those entering or re-entering the job market: learn the basics of creating a good resume and writing an excellent cover letter. 

 April 20, 2016  5:30pm - 7:30pm

Facilitated By: TBD

Location: G!P Headquarters (1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 900)

 

Academic Skills Refresher: Math Basics

Do you need to refresh your basic math skills?  This workshop can help build your confidence as you prepare for college entrance exams or for a higher level math course. 

May 18, 2016 (Time: TBD)

Facilitated By: TBD

Location: G!P Headquarters (1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 900)

 

Advanced Job Search Techniques: Using LinkedIn and other tools

Finding jobs in today‚Äôs marketplace requires a diversified approach using internet search tools and online applications.  Learn how to find and apply for jobs online, but also how to start building a profile on LinkedIn so you can build your personal network. 

June 15, 2016 (Time: TBD)

Facilitated By: TBD

Location: G!P Headquarters (1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 900)

 

Preparing to return to college

What do adults need to know in order to be prepared for the first week of class?  Meet with advisors who can give you tips so that your return to college will be successful.

July 13, 2016 (Time: TBD)

Facilitated By: TBD

Location: G!P Headquarters (1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 900)

 

Finding and Applying for Scholarships

Learn how to find resources to help you complete your degree, as well as how to create successful application materials.

September 21, 2016, (Time TBD)

Facilitated By: TBD

Location: G!P Headquarters (1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 900)

  

Time Management for College Students

Adult college students have many challenges, especially when it comes to finding the time to study and complete assignments.  Learn how to find time in your busy life, how to schedule your priority activities and how to get it all done!

October 19, 2016  (Time TBD)

Facilitated by: TBD

Location: G!P Headquarters (1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 900)

 

Managing Test Anxiety

Learn techniques for calming your nerves and performing better on tests. 

November 16, 2016 (Time TBD)

Facilitated By: TBD

Location: G!P Headquarters (1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 900)

Holiday Season Networking with G!P Ambassadors and Comebackers

Have fun and get to know other Comebackers and Graduate! Philadelphia Ambassadors. A great opportunity to find a mentor and learn how to succeed from those who have done it.

December 14, 2016 5:30-7:30

Facilitated By:G!P Staff

Location: G!P Headquarters (1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 900)