College and career readiness recorded sessions

Unsure what you want to do after high school? Not comfortable planning and prepping for the future? Just not sure where to get started? We want to help! Elgin Community College's College and Career Readiness Workshops are a low-pressure way for middle-and-high-school-aged students and their guardians to learn more with directed guidance. Check out our events calendar to register for live sessions!

How Do You Learn?

How Do You Learn?

Did you know there's a science behind how you learn? Join this session to examine how students' beliefs about learning and reading deeply impact their academic achievement and learn strategies to prep

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Financing Your Future

Financing Your Future

Are you confident in your financing skills? Come learn about the basics in budgeting, saving, card-handling, and more from financing college to everyday life.

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The Start of College Decisions

The Start of College Decisions

Do you know where to start or how to focus your college research? This workshop will help you better define your search parameters and share resources to use in your college planning.

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Building an Academic Roadmap

Building an Academic Roadmap

Whether you want to go to college or start a career, the academic choices you make in high school can set you up for success.

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Paths After High School

Paths After High School

You can take many avenues after high school - more school, some school, even no school - and this workshop will highlight some of those choices and what they entail.

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Early College Credit Options

Early College Credit Options

With early college credit options, you can save time and money towards attaining higher education, experience college life, and prepare for a successful transition after high school.

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Professional Etiquette

Professional Etiquette

Surprise, etiquette isn't only for the business world! During this workshop, you will learn essential skills and dos and don'ts to help you succeed in school, college, and throughout your career.

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