Summer Kick Start - FUNdamental Workshops

Thank you to all who attended the 2017 Summer Kick Start sessions. Please check back for information about any upcoming sessions.

Your first year of college is the most important year. Did you know that 32% of first time in college freshmen don't continue to their second year? Why is that?

students on beachStudies show that students who are better prepared before starting college are more successful. And what does it take to be successful besides getting good grades?

College is more than just going to class. You need to be able to make smart decisions based on your goals, learn financial habits to put you on the path to success, and explore all options and resources available to you. Don't miss out on an opportunity that could positively impact your life forever because you were unprepared.

Summer Kick Start is a three-part workshop series that includes materials to help you succeed, answers to all of your questions, opportunity to meet other incoming students, fun interactive presentations and giveaways.

For completing all three workshops, you will receive special recognition and you could be eligible for a free class: Review Free College Course Requirements

Workshop Descriptions

Career Planning: Would you like to discover the best career fit for you? This workshop introduces you to an exciting tool called "Career Coach." Assessments let you explore careers and match them to programs here at Eastern Florida State College that can get you ready. This workshop helps you find important career information, such as "How many jobs are there for my career in this area? How much do these jobs pay? or Which EFSC programs can best prepare me for success?" This may just be the most important workshop you'll ever attend!

Financial Skills: Paying for college can be tough. So is understanding all the ways to pay for college, but we're here to help you figure it out. It's important to understand the impact that poor budgeting and planning can have on your college career at EFSC and in the future. This workshop fosters a better understanding of how to budget for college and set the stage as you strive to earn the salary to cover your future lifestyle!

Decision Making: When it comes to college, there are a lot of decisions you will have to make: decisions that could alter the course of your future for better or worse. These decisions can be daunting, but they shouldn't have to be ! In this workshop, we discuss the importance of your goals and how to make smart decisions to accomplish them.