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Workshops

CCRI has listed all student workshops offered by various College departments on one page for your convenience. Please read the workshop descriptions and click on the Fill Out a Workshop Request Form link below. You will receive a call to scheduled your workshop. CCRI offers the following FREE workshops to CCRI students who would like to improve their grades and/or study skills.

Academic Workshops

  • Transfer Basics 101
    This group helps you research and take control of your own transfer process. It shows you how to determine academic options, financial options and the many different aspects of college life at another college/university.
  • Transfer to RIC
    This hour-long workshop covers minimum requirements for transfer to Rhode Island College as well as transfer basics, including the application process, submitting an official transcript and deadline compliance. An assessment of the applicability of credits toward RIC will be provided, time permitting, if a student brings a degree evaluation or an unofficial transcript.
  • Transfer to URI
    This hour-long workshop discusses minimum requirements for transfer to the University of Rhode Island as well as transfer basics, including the application process, submitting an official transcript and deadline compliance. An assessment of the applicability of credits toward URI will be provided, time permitting, if student brings a degree evaluation or an unofficial transcript.
  • Graduate Early by Taking CLEP
    Earn required credits, save money and graduate early. Discover how the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) can help you receive college credit for knowledge you already have.

Study Skill Workshops

  • Basic Study Strategies
    An essential part of success at any college is the amount of time and effort a student puts into preparing for their weekly lectures and exams. The Basic Study Skills workshop will review several study strategies. Learn note-taking techniques and choose one that matches your learning style. Explore efficient ways to maximize your ability to comprehend a textbook. Discover methods to use your course syllabus, notes and textbook to prepare for your weekly lectures and exams. In order to get the most from this seminar, you must bring a course syllabus and textbook.
    Register Here for Study Strategies Workshop
  • Exam Prep Workshop
    If you have ever answered, "I don't know," "Everything," or "I'm not a good test-taker!" to the question - WHAT DO YOU NEED TO STUDY? Then this two and a half hour workshop is for you. It focuses entirely on exam-taking strategies. Learn test-taking confidence boosters; learn how to figure out what you need to study and what you already know; learn how to use the course syllabus, your notes and textbook to predict questions; and learn research-based tips on how to approach multiple-choice exam questions. In order to get the most from this seminar, you must bring a course syllabus, textbook, and post-it notes, if you are not willing to write in your textbook.
    Register Here for Exam Prep Workshop

Personal Development Workshops

  • Time Management Skills
    Does it seem like you don't have enough time to accomplish your goals? Attend this individualized workshop to learn time-saving and efficient strategies that match your ambition. You will leave this workshop with an individual time-management plan and a follow-up appointment.
  • Dealing with Stress and Anxiety
    Identify your individual triggers for anxiety and stress. Understand your responses to both and explanation of techniques for managing both stress and anxiety.
  • Test Anxiety
    Learn simple strategies to manage the physical and emotional symptoms of test anxiety. Gain the confidence you need to succeed.
  • Beyond Facebook
    This workshop provides effective ways of communicating beyond Facebook. It explores interpersonal issues and offers practical relationship skill development.
  • Journey to Wellness
    This group provides support for students who feel overwhelmed with the demands of life and offers coping skills to better deal with stress and anxiety.
  • Identity and Relationships
    Get to know yourself better and as a result have more successful relationships in your life. This workshop also will make you a more effective student on campus.
  • Anger Management
    Identify a set of strategies to help you constructively control the emotional feelings and expressions of anger.
  • Emotional Intelligence (EI)
    Emotional intelligence describes the self-perceived ability and capacity, as well as the skills needed to identify, assess and manage the emotions of one's self, of others and of groups. College students will specifically identify emotional self-awareness, emotional self-management, social awareness and relationship management.
  • Scholarships
    Everyone could use help paying for college, few realize just how many scholarships are out there waiting to be won. In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn where to find them, how to apply for them, and how to easily position yourself to search for and apply for scholarships on a regular basis.

Career Development Workshops

  • Resume Writing
    Learn how to develop a professional resume and how to use it for getting a job.
  • Getting Your Foot in the Door
    Learn how an internship can lead to your first job. Learn how to get an internship in your field and what types of internships are available.
  • Taking Career Inventories
    By assessing your interests, abilities, values and personality style, you will be able to determine a best-fit career that matches your unique attributes and personal characteristics. Assessments are valuable tools to help you choose a major and provide career direction.
  • What Can I do With a Major In...?
    If you have decided on a major, but are not clear about the occupation options you have, this workshop will address your concerns. A variety of resources and demonstrations of preferred websites will be highlighted.
  • Creating a Career Plan - Getting Where You Want to Go
    In this workshop you will identify strategies that will prepare you to enter your chosen career upon graduation. By establishing a career goal, identifying steps that will get you there, and putting your plan into action, you increase the likelihood of achieving the outcome you desire.
Fill out a workshop request form online.

Please contact your Campus Coordinator for more information.

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Last Updated: 3/15/16