Get Ahead on Spring Break | 22 Things to Do as a TRIO Student at DACC

With Spring Break heading your way, why not use some time to get ahead? Below are 22 things you can do to get ahead as a TRIO student at Danville Area Community College. Research Scholarships on Fastweb. Create or tweak your personal essay statement. Brainstorm 3-5 people who could write you great letters of recommendations. Ask them. Take a virtual tour on the website of … Continue reading Get Ahead on Spring Break | 22 Things to Do as a TRIO Student at DACC

Why You Should Invest in Attending Our TRIO Graduation Workshop

Is graduation approaching quickly for you? Are you confused about what it takes to complete the graduation process successfully? Then guess what? That’s a clear sign that you should invest in attending our TRIO Graduation Workshop on Wednesday, March 14th at 3 PM in the Student Success Center. Below are seven questions you should ask yourself about graduation. If you can’t answer them completely, it’s … Continue reading Why You Should Invest in Attending Our TRIO Graduation Workshop

BOFF-140 Medical Terminology Study Group

Are you having difficulties in Medical Terminology or, would like additional study time in the subject? If so, please join the BOFF-140 Medical Terminology Study Group led by TRIO student, Donna McGee. The study group meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:00-12:50 PM in the TRIO Student Success Center. Study techniques include the use of Face-Time if you are unable to meet physically, flashcards from … Continue reading BOFF-140 Medical Terminology Study Group

4 Free Writing Resources for the Developing Writer

Are you enrolled in an ENGL course, or a course that requires weekly essays? If so, we have 4 resources to share to help you build your confidence as a developing writer, reduce errors, and improve your critical thinking skills. 4 Free Writing Resources for the Developing Writer #1 Writing Practice with Smarthinking Writing Practice from Smarthinking allows students to practice writing more without burdening … Continue reading 4 Free Writing Resources for the Developing Writer

TRIO Tutoring and Online Tutoring with Smarthinking

Happy Tuesday! With it being the first day of the Spring semester for many students, we want to point out that you do have access to face-to-face tutoring in TRIO, along with online tutoring through Smarthinking. Please, do not wait until you have fallen behind in your classes to ask for help. Get ahead and be prepared by stopping into the Student Success Center and … Continue reading TRIO Tutoring and Online Tutoring with Smarthinking

Take Advantage of Financial Wellness Month

Happy Friday! Did you know that January is Financial Wellness Month? That’s right! So, if you over spent during the holidays, or simply want to create some financial New Year resolutions, we have some great resources to help you out! Simply stop by the TRIO Student Success Center and check out our Financial Wellness Month display. Don’t forget to take some information and sign in … Continue reading Take Advantage of Financial Wellness Month

3 Resources – If You Are Undecided About a Major + Free Printable

“Help! I’m still undecided about a major!” Does this sound like you, or a friend? If so, we may have a few pieces of advice to help you figure it out. #1 – Visit Career Services and complete a career assessment. The assessment can be done online in the comfort of your own home, or even completed on campus in between your classes. That’s right! … Continue reading 3 Resources – If You Are Undecided About a Major + Free Printable

College 101: Transferring and Finances + Free Printable

Happy Thursday! For many students in TRIO, this will be their final semester at Danville Area Community College before graduating and transferring to a four-year institution. If this is your situation, we have provided some amazing resources below to help guide you through the process of a seamless and savvy transfer. First, know what credit will transfer. If you have not yet met with your … Continue reading College 101: Transferring and Finances + Free Printable