Blog: Top 10 Study Tips for Finals Week

Stressing about finals? We get it. Here at Coastline College, we want all of our students to start with their best foot forward and we do everything we can for our students to succeed. With that being said, we have put together the top tips to help you stay focused and achieve the best results during finals.
And when in doubt, just remember to keep calm and study on!

Stressing about finals? We get it. Here at Coastline College, we want all of our students to start with their best foot forward and we do everything we can for our students to succeed. With that being said, we have put together the top are some, quick tips to help you stay focused and achieve the best results during finals. And when in doubt, just remember to keep calm and study on! 1. CREATE A MASTER STUDY LIST Take time and create a study schedule for the remaining days in the semester. This way you give each class the time you need to prepare. Break cumulative exams into smaller study units. 2. ORGANIZE YOURSELF After you create your study schedule, collect all the materials you’ll need to study such as study guides, previous tests and assignments, text books, and class notes to be thorough. 3. ASK FOR HELP Need more help? Schedule time with your professor, tutor, learning specialist or even classmate if you do not understand a particular topic. 4. QUIZ YOURSELF Whether it is creating flashcards or covering up your notes and testing your knowledge, try different techniques to learn the subject. 5. STAY DISTRACTION FREE Not only should you study in a distraction-reduced environment, but remember to turn off your cell phone, TV and email notifications. Need a place to study? Check out our many inspiring places to study listed on our web page.

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Blog: Interview with the Chancellor

This is a contributor post by Jenny Fasulkey, Coastline College Marketing Department.

Executive getting interviewed over a microphoneStudent journalists and college representatives were given the opportunity to interview Eloy Ortiz Oakley, Chancellor of the California Community Colleges (CCC), on October 18th via teleconference. They were eager to get answers to their questions concerning current issues in community college news.

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Blog: Community College Completion Grant: The Breakdown

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Incentives of a Full-Time Student: Cal Grant

The fall semester is almost upon us and students are beginning to plan their schedule for the upcoming academic year.  For those students who may be considering taking on a fuller load of classes, the state of California is giving students more incentives to do so.  As an effort to get students to earn degrees in two or four years, California (Cal Grant) will offer up to $4,000 in grants to community college students who take a complete 15-hour course load beginning this fall.

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Blog: Fundamentals of Workforce Development Programs

The American Dream is a national belief of the United States that every US citizen should have an equal opportunity to achieve prosperity and success through determination, persistence, and hard work. Partnerships between government, public corporations and organizations, along with private enterprise, have been an embodiment in the creation of this American Dream, and an essential aspect of Workforce Development.

Policymakers, corporations, and the public, have regarded workforce development as a fundamental objective of community colleges (CC), training for future employment, and providing the labor market with skilled workers.  Community colleges are essential engines of local and regional workforce and economic development providing technical and vocational learning, making education more viable and affordable to students from all backgrounds.

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