TLC Workshop Summaries for 2013-2104:Click here to get a printable PDF of Spring 2014 Workshops:
Preparing for Tests and Managing Test Anxiety:
Learn how you can perform better on the day of the test and prove you have
the knowledge. Testing is all about
effective preparation, which starts even before the class begins!
Manage Your Time and Stop Procrastinating:
Identify your time-wasters and learn how to manage your
time more effectively. We will discuss obstacles to time management and how to
overcome those obstacles, as well as ways to deal with procrastination.
Critical Thinking: Is Your Thinking Making Your Life More Difficult Than it has to Be?
Critical thinking involves the ability to use facts
and evidence to make decisions rather than jumping to conclusions or basing
decisions on beliefs or assumptions. This workshop examines the definition of
critical thinking and its applications for use in the classroom, in the
workplace, and in life situations.
Discover how to unlock your potential for creating a happy and fulfilling
life. Review strategies that can impact your mindset and lead you down the path
of creating happiness for yourself.
Learn how to break down long term goals into smaller sets of activities
that you can handle today. Setting goals is about knowing what you want and
breaking it down so you can achieve it.
Set yourself up for success!
Improve Your Study Skills/Notes:
Learn these study skills to be a more effective student and save time!
Successful students use these study habits to prepare for studying, taking
tests, and memorizing difficult material.
Do You Feel Stressed Out?
Do you want to learn some simple steps to reduce stress symptoms and to
even stop stress in your life before it starts?
Come to this workshop and learn valuable information to once again take
control of your life.
Coping With Grief, Loss, and Transition:
happens, situations change, relationships end, we lose loved ones,
friends, and jobs. All of these life transitions can be hard to deal
with. You will learn more about grief and ideas for handling your life
losses. Referrals to community resources will be offered.
Finding Resources to Make Your Life Easier:
pay tuition and buy books once a semester. This is relatively easy to
plan for, but other expenses are ongoing--transportation, childcare,
food, housing, and so on. Come and learn about college and community
resources that may make your (financial) life a bit easier.
How to Write an Effective Scholarship Application:
FVTC faculty and staff
to learn many tips on how to improve your chances of receiving
scholarships from FVTC and /or other sources. What do scholarship
reviewers look for? How do you write a WINNING scholarship
application? How important are references? What are some Dos & Don'ts of scholarship applications?