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ESSENTIAL COMPUTER SKILLS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS
Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 11 a.m. – Noon, Room A–122B
Having a solid foundation in the use of certain basic technology can greatly smooth a student’s transition to college academics. In order to be successful, the technical skills that students need to develop are: creating word processing documents and presentations, writing effective email messages. Internet and research skills, online etiquette, and basic computer skills.

USEFUL APPS TO KEEP YOU ORGANIZED
Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 11 a.m. – Noon, Room A–122B
We will take a look at and try out a couple of free apps that can make your life easier as a student: a To-Do list app and a homework organizer.

STUDENT CONNECTIONS: BALANCING THAT SEASONAL JOB AND CLASSES
Monday, July 11, 2016, 11 a.m. – Noon, Room A–122B
Striking the balance between a new seasonal job and still getting schoolwork done can be a real challenge. We will discuss ways of getting used to a new work environment and its demands along with keeping up with assignments.

WORKSHOP: TEST PREP AND PAPER COMPLETION STRATEGIES
Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 11 a.m. – Noon, Room A–122B
Explore the factors that lead to efficient studying and writing in this workshop. Learn about helpful technology and websites.