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Modesto Junior College

Workshops, Seminars & Field Trips

Calendar of Events   

 

Workshops and Seminars

The Transfer Center offers the workshops listed below to help you with the transfer process.  Additionally, we have four-year campus representatives visiting our campus ready to meet with you to answer your transfer questions. Check the master calendar of events to find out dates and times for all activities offered through the center. 

All Workshops are held in the Career Development & Transfer Center, Student Center

UC Application & Personal Statement Workshop - Offered only in the Fall Semester

Presented by Sheila Xiong, UC Merced
Dates offered: Wednesday, October 18 from 11am - noon & 2pm - 3pm
                          Wednesday, November 8 from 1pm - 2pm
Location: Career Development & Transfer Center, Student Center       
       

This workshop will guide you step by step through the UC on-line application.  This workshop will also cover the UC Personal Statement

Personal Statement Workshop  - Offered only in the Fall Semester

Presented by Sheila Xiong, UC Merced
Dates offered: See above included with the UC Application Workshop
Location: Career Development & Transfer Center

Find out how to write a winning Personal Statement. UC representative will go over the purpose of the Personal Statement and will discuss what UC admissions personnel are hoping to find out about you through it.  He will also cover what you should and should not include. This workshop will also cover the UC application process

CSU Application Workshop - Offered only in the Fall Semester

Presented by Rachel Shephard, CSU Stanislaus
Dates offered: Wednesday, October 4
                          Wednesday, October 25
From: 2pm - 4pm
Location: Career Development & Transfer Center
Sign-up in the Career Development & Transfer Center, Student Center

Pathways to CSU Transfer Success Workshop 

Presented by Leticia Cavazos, MJC Counselor/Transfer Coordinator
Dates offered: Tuesday, October 24 from, 11am - noon
Location: Career Development & Transfer Center, Student Center
                  

Are you lost? Confused about the transfer process?  Don't know where or how to begin?  This workshop will provide you with strategies to get on the transfer track. You will learn how to maximize your stay at MJC and to prepare for a smooth and successful transfer.

Strategies for A Successful Transfer to the UC Workshop

Presented by Leticia Cavazos, MJC Counselor/Transfer Coordinator
Dates offered: Tuesday, October 10 from 11am - noon
Location: Career Development & Transfer Center, Student Center

Are you lost? Confused about the transfer process?  Don't know where or how to begin? This workshop will provide you with strategies to get on the UC transfer track.  You will learn how to maximize your stay at MJC and to prepare for a smooth and successful transfer.

Pathways to Teaching Stanislaus State Workshop

Presented by Stan State Teacher Recruitment Representatives
Dates offered: Tuesday, October 31 from 1pm - 2pm
                         Wednesday, December 6 from 11am - 12pm
Location:  Career Development & Transfer Center, Student Center

Representatives from the Teacher Outreach Program will share information on: The top reasons to consider an education and career in teaching; employment outlook; Stan State credential program options and prerequisites requirements including requirements that can be met at MJC and financial aid incentives and support services.


Transfer to UC Santa Barbara - What's Next Workshop

Presented by: Julio Zamarripa, Admissions Counselor

Dates: To be announced
From: 11:30am - noon
Location: Career Development & Transfer Center - Student Center

Test-Taking Strategies Workshop

Presented by: Mary Silva, MJC Counselor/Study Skills
Dates Offered: To Be Announced

Do you have test anxiety?  Tests are a big part of your life as a student.  In fact, you probably have to take a major exam to be admitted to your future career.  The good news is that test-taking is a skill that can be improved.  No matter how you did on your last test, you can learn strategies to help you do better on the next one.  This workshop will help.  Are you as prepared as you can be for exams?  Learn strategies and tips for test-taking and overcoming anxiety at this workshop.

UC Transfer Success Group Meeting

Presented by Leticia Cavazos, MJC Counselor

Dates Offered: TBA
From 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Career Development & Transfer Center, Student Center     

Stanislaus State Liberal Studies Workshop

Presented by: Dr. Christy Gonzales, Dean of Liberal Studies at CSUS & Kim Bailey, MJC Counselor
Dates Offered:  To Be Announced

Workshop will cover general information about the Liberal Studies major
Specific coursework that should be taken at MJC to prepare to transfer to CSUS
Strategies for course selection and sequencing
Overall general transfer requirements and application dates
Brief explanation regarding the CBEST and credentials

Ed Plan - What is it & Why do I need one? Workshop

Presented by: Dean Tsuruda, MJC Counselor
Dates Offered: To Be Announced

Do you know what you want to do or where you are headed?  This workshop will help you stay on target.  Attend this workshop to find out what is an Ed Plan and why it is important to create one as soon as possible.

How to choose a major Workshop

Presented by: Dean Tsuruda, MJC Counselor
Dates Offered: To Be Announced

Are you undecided about your major?  Picking a college major is on eof the most important things you will do in your college career.  It will not only affect your future career, but whether or not you will be happy in your future job.  Attend this major to get started on choosing a major.

Road to Medical School

Presented by: Charles Danh, UC Davis School of Medicine
Dates Offered: To Be Announced

This workshop is for students that are interested in UC Davis Medical School. Come find out about the Admission process and what it takes to be admitted.  Bring any questions you might have.

Stanford School of Medicine and Physician Assistant Admission Workshop

Presented by: Fred Tovar, Director of Student Affairs & Assistant Director of Admissions Stanford School of Medicine
Dates Offered: To be announced

This workshop is for students that are interested in Stanford Medical School and/or the Physician Assistant program. Come find out about the Admission process and what it takes to be admitted. Workshop is presented by the Assistant Director of Admissions and a former MJC & current Stanford PA student. Bring any questions you might have.

Transfer Q & A Workshop

Presented by: Leticia Cavazos, MJC Counselor
Dates Offered: To Be Announced

Do you have questions about transferring?  How many units do I need? What is the GE patteren?  What is the IGETC Pattern? Which pattern do I follow?  What GPA do I need?  What is a TAG-Transfer Admission Guarantee? When do I apply?  How do I apply? How do I know what colleges offer my major?  Any questions that you have about transfer will be answered at this workshop.

 Fall 2017 UC Merced Admissions Workshop

Presented by Kaitlyn Flannery, UC Merced
Dates Offered: To Be Announced     

This workshop is for students that have been accepted to UC MERCED for Fall 2014.  Come find out the next steps you need to take to transfer successfully. 

 Fall 2018 UC Transfer Applicants: Next Steps Workshop

Presented by Therese Anderson, UC Merced
Dates Offered: To Be Announced                      

This workshop is for students that have been accepted to ANY UC Campus for Fall 2017.  Come find out the next steps you need to take to transfer successfully.  Find out about financial aid and scholarships available.

UC Berkeley Scholarship Opportunities Workshop

Presented by: Michael Maldonado, Former MJC transfer Student
Location: Career Development & Transfer Center, Student Center
Dates offered: To Be Announced

This workshop is for students that are interested in transfering to UC Berkeley and finding out about the scholarship opportunities available.  Workshop is presented by a former MJC transfer student who is now a student at UC Berkeley.  Come find out what life is really like at UC Berkeley.  Bring any questions you might have.

UC Berkeley Transfer Process Workshop

Presented by: Hector Gutieriez, Current UC Berkeley Student
Dates offered: To Be Announced

This workshop is for students that are interested in transfering to UC Berkeley and finding out about the transfer process. Workshop is presented by transfer student who is now a student at UC Berkeley. Come find out what life is really like at UC Berkeley. Bring any questions you might have.


Want to Transfer to a UC campus? Have you been TAGGED?

Presented by Leticia Cavazos, MJC Counselor
Dates offered: To be announced
Location: Career Development & Transfer Center, Student Center

                     

A TAG is a Transfer Admission Guarantee. A TAG allows you to secure yourself a spot at a University of California campus now. Come to this workshop and learn how a TAG works and find out if you quality for one. If you qualify, you could actually complete a TAG after the workshop.  No matter how many units you have completed or when you plan to transfer, you can start your TAG TODAY!  DEADLINE TO SUBMIT UC TAG FOR FALL 2018 TRANSFER  - SEPTEMBER 30, 2017


Various UC/CSU and Private Financial Aid and Admission Workshops

Learn about the admission process for various universities. What it takes to be admitted and what happens once you have been accepted. Find out what financial aid is available to you when you transfer.

Presented by various UC/CSU and Private College Representatives
Dates offered:  To Be Announced

Academy of Art University Admission & Financial Aid Workshop 

Presented by Tiffany Gragg, Academy of Art University

Learn about the admission process and what it takes to be admitted to the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.  Find out what financial aid is available.  You will have an opportunity to get all your questions answered.

Applied to Sacramento State for Fall - What's next for Fall admiits?

Presented by Sacramento State Representative
Dates offered: Te Be Announced
From 11am - noon

In this workshop you will learn the steps you need to take after you have applied and have been accepted to the university.

Stanislaus State Transfer 411 Admissions Workshop

Presented by CSU Stanislaus Rep.
Dates offered: To Be Announced

In this workshop, you will learn about Stanislaus State admission requirements, what courses to take at MJC to transfer to Stanislaus and what the admission process entails.                    


Applied to Stanislaus State for fall - What's Next for Fall Admits?

Presented by Stanislaus State Rep
Dates Offered: To Be Announced from 11am - Noon

In this workshop you will learn the steps you need to take after you have applied and have been accepted to the university.

 You want to be a Teacher Workshop

Presented by Brandman University
Dates offered: October 5 from 11am - noon
                        October 18 from 1pm - 2pm
                        November 9 from 10am - 11
                        November 30 from 11am - noon                                        

In this workshop you will learn more about becoming a teacher.  Learn more about the areas of teaching that you can get involved in.  Should you be a Special Ed Teacher, a Middle School teacher or a first grade teacher.  Come learn more about teaching and why you should become a teacher.

5 Essential Leadership Skills for Business Majors Workshop

Presented by Brandman University
Dates offered: To Be Announced

Are you interested in Business Administration?  Attend this workshop and find out the 5 essential leadership skills that every Business Major should know.

CSU Stanislaus - Criminal Justice Degree Completion Program

Have an AA/AS degree?

The CSU Stanislaus degree completion program in Criminal Justice is a unique and flexible way for anyone seeking a BA degree in Criminal Justice and working criminal justice professionals in the Central Valley and surrounding counties to advance their education and professional careers.

Visit www.ExtendedEd.com/cj

Dates offered: To Be Announced

 

Field Trips - Campus Visits

Each semester the center offers FREE field trips to assist students with choosing a campus. Sign up for the field trips in the Career Development & Transfer Center.                                                                 

If you would like to be notified when we are taking field trips email me and I let you know when and where we will be going. Please provide your:

Name, W number, Phone number, Email address, Campus(es) you are interested in visiting.

 No filed trips are offered in the summer session.   

Spring 2018 Campus Visits: 

To be announced

To reserve your spot: Stop by the Career Development & Transfer Center Student Center - East Campus or call (209) 575-6239.  Students must pay a $10.00 deposit to reserve a spot.  When you show up for the trip you get your deposit back.  Stop to find out time time of departure and return.

For questions or to register for a workshop stop by the Career Development & Transfer Center, Student Center or call 575-6239.

Career Development and Transfer Center

Contact Us

Phone: (209) 575-6239
Fax: (209) 575-6408

CD&TC Staff

Leticia Cavazos - Counselor
cavazosl@mjc.edu

June Hunt - Program Specialist
huntj@mjc.edu

 

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