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College & Career

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies offers classes and programs related to preparing high school students for college and career choices, including SAT and ACT test preparation.

Our classes and programs also address preparing yourself for a new career, whether you are graduating from high school, college or graduate school, or you are preparing for an updated career in a new field.

S.T.E.P.S. to Success with The College Edge

Our S.T.E.P.S. (Strategies & Techniques for Enhancing Performance & Skills) to Success program introduces important skills, techniques and strategies to maximize success on test day, and provides advice for entry-level college and career planning. Also includes The College Edge, a college-application preparation program for rising high school seniors.

Upcoming Courses

Courses

Choosing the right college can feel overwhelming when deciding between options and trying to understand the requirements needed to get in. However, it actually can be a fun and exciting experience if you have the tools and knowledge needed to help you make a decision. Join us in this interactive workshop where you will learn how to identify colleges that offer majors that align with your career interests.


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Guest service is the heart and soul of hospitality, and every hospitality employee, no matter his/her job, needs to have a foundation in guest service. Statistics show exceptional guest service by employees is rewarded with increased guest spending, positive word-of-mouth advertising, and repeat guest business. This course introduces seven key elements required to deliver the highest levels of service: invest in the success of your professional career with Guest Service GoldŽ Hospitality Training!


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This course is designed to educate individuals in the science of nutrition and its role in health and weight management and to provide the necessary tools to build a solid foundation for sound nutrition practice.


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Start an exciting fitness career and become a Certified Personal Trainer. Our personal trainer course combines in-class learning with practical labs to prepare you for a career in fitness. Also includes the option to complete an employer internship that can walk you into jobs!


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Our uniquely designed PSAT Prep course presents important techniques and tips for taking the test. We will cover what to expect in the Math and English sections, while practicing questions and reviewing the answer explanations. This is a great way to decrease text anxiety and gain valuable skills in a 'no pressure' class! Course is designed for students taking the test in October, who have not taken the PSAT before.


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NEW! Our ACT Prep weekend workshop provides concentrated and focused practice of the types of questions appearing on the test. Sessions present strategies and techniques for approaching the English, Math, Reading, and Science sections to help maximize your scores on test day. Tuition includes books, and refreshments. (Course designed for students 15 and older. Current or previous Algebra II is recommended.)


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Weekend Workshops resume this fall, meeting on Saturday mornings and Sunday afternoons. Tuition includes books, materials, healthy snacks/fruit/refreshments daily. Class sessions concentrate on the three major testing areas: Mathematics, Critical Reading, and Writing, with an introduction to the Essay. (Course designed for students 15 and older. Current or previous Algebra II is recommended.)


This course meets November 23 and 24: Sat 9am-1:30pm, Sun 1-5:30pm, BUS, Room 115
This online course includes planning, coordinating and directing weddings as well as a study of business structure, documentation information, contracts, how to work with vendors, marketing and how to work with prospective brides and groom


This is an online course. You have 6 months from when you register to complete the course.