Resumes and Cover Letters for Your First Job

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

What do you list as "experience" when you don't have any? This workshop will give participants a thorough overview of the basic building blocks needed to construct a resume, how to describe your skills, and what will help you stand out to employers.

Presented by Cosette Deal from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. The session is designed especially for high school students and recent graduates.

Location: 
Third Floor - Computer Classroom
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Teen Open Mic Night

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

You're so talented, you deserve an audience. Bring your poems, songs, stand-up comedy, or just yourself. Come out and show us what you can do!! Or sit back and prepared to be amazed.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Get that scholarship!

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Clueless about where to begin the scholarship search? Learn where to look for college scholarships and how to make your application shine! Cosette Deal from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will guide you through online resources that will help you get you the college funds you need.

This session is designed for high school juniors, seniors, and their parents. It will be repeated on Tuesday, March 10: see http://oppl.org/events/get-scholarship-0

Space is limited! Register now.

Location: 
Third Floor - Computer Classroom
Event Type: 
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Get that scholarship!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Clueless about where to begin the scholarship search? Learn where to look for college scholarships and how to make your application shine! Cosette Deal from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will guide you through online resources that will help you get you the college funds you need.

This session is designed for high school juniors, seniors, and their parents. This session is also being held on Thursday, February 26: see http://oppl.org/events/get-scholarship

Space is limited! Register now.

Location: 
Third Floor - Computer Classroom
Event Type: 
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So You Want to Be a Tutor?

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

In collaboration with Triton College, we're offering a free training course in tutoring and mentoring to interested teens and adults.

The training is nationally accredited in cooperation with the College Reading and Learning Association. It will benefit new and experienced tutors alike.

Training will cover:
* The Definition of Tutoring and Basic Tutoring Guidelines
* The Role of the Peer Mentor
* A Successful Tutoring Session
* Some Tutoring/Mentoring Dos and Don'ts
* Communication Skills & Diversity Dialogue

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Exam Cram

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm

Your spot at a quiet table has been reserved. Stop by starting December 9 and ask for space to study alone or with a group. Brain fuel will periodically be provided.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Exam Cram

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm

Your spot at a quiet table has been reserved. Stop by starting December 9 and ask for space to study alone or with a group. Brain fuel will periodically be provided.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 

Exam Cram

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 12:00am

Your spot at a quiet table has been reserved. Stop by starting December 9 and ask for space to study alone or with a group. Brain fuel will periodically be provided.

Location: 
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
Event Type: 

Teen Open Mic Night

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

You're so talented, you deserve an audience. Bring your poems, songs, stand-up comedy, or just yourself. Come out and show us what you can do!! Or sit back and prepared to be amazed.

Food and drinks provided. Teens only.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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