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Workshop Descriptions

Academic Support & Success


  • 12 Habits of Successful Students (Keys to College Success)
    Overview and discussion of the 12 habits successful students utilize to help them achieve college success and transfer to a four-year college.

  • Avoiding Procrastination
    Employ new ways of thinking and avoid the negative consequences of procrastination in your life.

  • Formula for Mathematical Success
    Discover the causes of math anxiety and strategies to help maximize your performance during math exams.

  • Keep Calm and Study - Enhancing Your Study Skills
    How to best process and retain information for improved studying. Gain best practices for studying as a college student.

  • Know How You Learn - Learning Styles Workshop/Note Taking Strategies
    Take a learning styles assessment and gain insight into how you learn. Helpful tips and strategies to maximize your learning capacity. Learn best practices for taking notes.

  • "Oh the Places You'll Go"…with WebAdvisor (Learning to navigate through WebAdvisor)
    Learn about all the information at your fingertips in WebAdvisor! How to register for classes, find your college transcript, look at your program evaluation and more!

  • Preparing for Exams
    Study techniques to prepare you for taking different types of exams, from multiple choice to essays.

  • Reducing Test Anxiety
    Simple study and relaxation techniques to better prepare you for taking exams (multiple choice, true/false, fill-ins, and/or essays).

  • Taking Charge - Taking Responsibility for Your College Life
    Learn about expectations for you as a college student. Learn the value of creating good rapport with faculty and staff and properly navigating the college transition process.

  • Test Taking Skills and Enhancing Your Memory
    Learn how tactics for multiple choice tests are different than for short answer or essays. Learn how to improve your memory for important information.

  • Understanding the Financial Aid Process
    Overview and discussion of financial aid and scholarships that can help ease students' financial concerns.

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Career Development


  • Career Mosaic Panel Discussion
    Successful professionals from a broad range of careers in health, law enforcement, education and government will share their experiences, insights and advice with students from a Hispanic perspective.
  • Exploring Careers (also open to RCC alumni)
    Learn to make career choices that are compatible with your skills, interests, values, and personality type. Includes career assessment tools, career exploration activities, and developing plans towards your career choices.
  • Interviewing Techniques (also open to RCC alumni)
    Reduce the stress and successfully navigate a job interview. Preparation tips to learn the most commonly asked questions, appropriate clothes for an interview and more.
  • LinkedIn 101 (also open to RCC alumni)
    Introduction to this top professional networking site. Learn how to utilize LinkedIn to build professional relationships and find the right employment opportunities for you.
  • Mock Interviews (also open to RCC alumni)
    Practice and perfect your interviewing skills in a friendly supportive atmosphere. Mock job interviews are recorded on video for your review, feedback and coaching. Gain skills and confidence and become better prepared for “real” employment interviews.
  • Negotiating a Salary (also open to RCC alumni)
    Learn about the tools needed to effectively negotiate. Steps to gather info about yourself, your target industry, and the company you are interested in.
  • Networking 101: Establishing Professional Connections
    How to build a professional network to help get ahead in your career. Strategies to maximize your professional connections.
  • Pathways to Career Success for Students with Disabilities (also open to RCC alumni)

    Acing the Interview
    Intro to Career Services & Resume Writing
    Overcoming Career Obstacles

    Workshop series presents pre-employment services for students with disabilities. Topics include resume writing, interviewing skills, job search strategies, and professional networking using social media.

  • Resume Writing (also open to RCC alumni)
    Learn to create an effective resume and the best resume format for highlighting your experiences and goals. What do businesses look for? Including important employment objectives. Solutions to overcome perceived limitations in your work history or education.
  • Social Media & Your Job Search
    Using popular social media websites in your job search. Find employment and networking opportunities using LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Learn more about the importance of creating and maintaining a professional profile and social media presence.
  • Who Are You? Personalities, Careers and How They Connect
    Complete the SIGI-3 Career and Personality Assessments and learn how personality traits and personal strengths can help guide the career exploration process.

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Counseling & Personal Development


  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse Screening
  • Anxiety Screening
  • Communication and Conflict Management
    Learn effective communication to avoid conflicts and respond appropriately if conflicts arise.
  • Depression Screening
  • Financial Literacy: Planning for a Financial Future
    Financial and money management strategies you can use to achieve a more secure future. Learn about managing your credit cards, credit score, loans, savings, and wealth building
  • Managing Disappointments
    Specific techniques to better manage your disappointments, or, “turning lemons into lemonade.”
  • Stress Reduction
    Learn a variety of techniques to reduce stress in everyday life and improve your overall well being.
  • Title IX: Sexual Violence Prevention Workshop
    Important topics related to sexual assault prevention, bystander intervention and the definition of “consent.”

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Leadership Skills


  • How to be an Effective Leader
    Define leadership, learn the characteristics people seek in leaders, and reflect on your own personal and career skills to establish long and short-term success.
  • Leadership Styles
    Discover your strengths as a leader and learn how to build a team that compensates for your weaknesses.
  • No “I” in Team: Team Building Workshop
    Learn how to be an effective team player.

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Student Worker Orientation


  • New Student Worker Orientation
    Required for new student workers: review student worker policies and procedures, and learn about available payment options.

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Veterans Workshops


  • From Combat to Careers (also open to RCC alumni)

    ACE the Interview
    Mapping your Career Path
    Resume Writing - Keeping it Undated
    Social Soldiers - A Professional Guide to Social Media

    RCC’s career specialists and counselors are here to assist our veterans. Topics include: choosing a career path, organizing and writing resumes, identifying transferable skills, translating military terminology to civilian terminology, developing interviewing skills, and exploring promising employment opportunities.

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