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NMC Student Success Center offers Free College Prep Workshops to help students prepare for their college journey.


Free College Math Prep Workshops

If you haven't taken a math course in awhile or would like to improve your math skills, this workshop if for you! This short workshop could help you to increase your Placement score, allowing you to start in a higher math class.

These three-day online intensive workshops with live instruction will help you prep for your first college math class. Sections are split into two groups: those who are looking to dust off their skill set and review for placement in higher-level courses (Math Refresher), and those who are hoping to find some peace with math and looking to develop their skill set to place well on the test and increase their academic strength going forward (Intro to College Math).

This course can provide a distinct advantage in where you start your math sequence and can save you time and money. Students should plan to complete the placement test by contacting (231) 995-2134. They will receive Zoom links shortly before class begins.

  • June 8, 15 & 22, 5:30–8:30 p.m. — Intro to College Math
  • June 9, 16 & 23, 5:30–8:30 p.m. — Math Refresher
  • August 10, 17 & 24, 5:30–8:30 p.m. — Intro to College Math
  • August 11, 18 & 25, 5:30–8:30 p.m. — Math Refresher

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Free College Reading/Writing Prep Workshops

Want a head start on what college is like in 2021? Sign up for a FREE college reading/writing prep workshop! We'll go through what to expect in your English class as well as how to connect with the resources you'll need to be successful.

College Writing Prep will help prepare students to succeed in college writing, a foundational part of a college education. Meeting One will focus on a specific resources available at NMC. Meeting Two will focus on active reading strategies, genres of academic writing, and the role of research. We will also discuss the role of rubrics, asking for feedback, and the invention process. We also want to respond to your questions. Please join us to learn more about expectations for college writing and the practices that will help you make the grade.

  • June 17 & 24, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
  • August 12 & 19, 5:30–7:30 p.m.

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Free Intro to College Tech Workshops

Can technology make you a better student? Join Alison Thornton from Technology Support Services as she covers all of the FREE time-saving and life-hacking technology that NMC offers to its students! Download a new set of skills by learning about the technology and features available to you through NMC, how to level-up in your tech skills, and where you can get support for all things tech-related.

Getting Started with Zoom and more…

Come join an overview of how to use Zoom at NMC, covering polls, rooms, reactions and more.

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File Management - Network Drives and Google Drive

Come join a demonstration of how to save your files (word processing, presentations, and more) to various locations at NMC, so that you make sure they are backed-up and easily accessible to Moodle.

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Google Docs

Google Docs is a word processing software that is easy to use and allows convenient access. It is a great resource for your academic and vocational course work.

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Google Slides

Google Slides is a free and easy to use presentation software. Come watch an overview of how to use this software.

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Free College Success Workshops

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Join your NMC Student Success Coaches for tips and tricks on being successful in college!

Essential Campus Resources and Your NMC Success Coaches

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Preparing for the Semester - Getting Organized

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Tips and Tricks to Online Learning Survival

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Slammin' not Crammin' - Hitting Those First Deadlines

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