All About Clackamas Community College

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  • Athletic Fit: What is it and What to Consider
    Learn about athletic fit and how it factors in to choosing a college that’s right for you. https://www.ncsasports.org/best-colleges#finding Have a question you want answered about athletic fit? Send an email to live@ncsasports.org. Join us each Tuesday at 2 PM CST as we discuss all things […]
  • STEM Talk: Air Pollution Around the World
    Learn more about STEM at CCC: https://www.clackamas.edu/academics/academic-support/stem-center Source: Clackamas Community College […]
  • How to Read a Financial Aid Award Letter
    It’s not always clear how to read your financial aid award letter. Let us breakdown the different elements of the letter, and what other factors you should consider when reviewing and comparing them. Learn more about reading a financial aid award letters at: […]
  • Darwin’s Biology of Intelligent Design
    Professor Robert J. Richards dissects Darwin’s assertion that a benevolent mind is behind the processes of natural selection. He discusses the creation of a moral animal, the human being, as the purpose of natural selection. Source: UChicago College Admissions […]
  • Vision in Action: Next Frontier Session 5
    Source: California Community Colleges […]
  • Student Loan Repayment, Student Debt Cancelation and Justin Sloan, CFA, CFP, from Buckingham…
    Lots of topics to cover in this episode – I answer reader questions about student loan repayment and the best strategies for dental specialists. We also dive into what I think about the chance of Biden forgiving student loan debt and what that could mean for your taxes, and we have an […]
  • Women of WITCC: Alejandra Flores
    In honor of Women’s History Month, Mike is taking time to chat with some incredible women at Western Iowa Tech. Source: Western Iowa Tech Community College […]
  • The NYU Dental School DDS Degree That Costs $700,000 | Student Loan Planner
    Read the full article: https://www.studentloanplanner.com/nyu-dental-school-tuition-out-control/ Source: Student Loan Planner […]
  • Be a Clydesdale, Not a Pony: Why Borrowers Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Taking More Professional Risks
    What do student loans have in common with the Budweiser Clydesdales? You know, those massive and powerful bay-colored draught horses that you see in Bud advertisements? Forgive the analogy, but you are a Clydesdale. You have more power than you think to steer your professional and, yes, financial […]
  • What does a D1 corner infielder look like?
    What does a D1 softball corner infielder look like? Former D1 head softball coach Holly Bruder breaks down what a D1 corner infielder should have in their softball skills video. RESOURCES Build a free profile https://getrecruited.ncsasports.org/lp/softball-scholarships/ College Softball Recruiting […]
  • Can President Biden Forgive Student Loans By Executive Order?
    Can President Biden forgive student loan debt by executive order? If he can, why hasn’t he? We break down the law here: https://theci.co/bideneo 0:00 – Student loan forgiveness 1:24 – Can President Biden cancel all federal student loans? 1:58 – Higher Education Act of 1965 […]
  • Spring College Recruiting Checklist for Seniors
    Seniors, learn what you should be doing this spring to stay on track in your college recruiting process https://www.ncsasports.org/recruiting/managing-recruiting-process/spring-checklist#seniors. SUMMARY See more tips for March, April, and May. Download the Senior Year Spring Recruiting checklist […]
  • DeJardin Hall time-lapse
    In November 2014, voters in the Clackamas Community College district approved a $90-million bond measure that is being used to update and expand college classrooms and labs and modernize equipment to meet industry standards. Passage of the bond also results in CCC receiving $32 million in state […]
  • Everett Community College’s Drama program presents Shakespeare’s Macbeth
    Join us in November for an EvCC Drama Production of ‘Tudor Truth and Jacobean Justice: The Mystery of Macbeth’! Coming to a zoom near you on November 12-14 and 19-21. For more information, visit https://www.everettcc.edu/programs/arts/drama Source: Everett Community College […]
  • Portland Community College President Mark Mitsui’s Election Day Message (ASL version)
    ASL interpretation of PCC President Mark Mitsui’s address to the college community about the importance of this moment and underscores the significance in an inclusive democracy of the right to vote. Source: Portland Community College […]
  • Water on the Move
    See how water is the source of all life at the Environmental Learning Center! Learn more: https://www.clackamas.edu/campus-life/campuses-buildings-hours/environmental-learning-center Source: Clackamas Community College […]
  • Mike chats with Career Navigator Colleen Clifford
    Mike Brown chats with Student Advisor and Career Navigator Colleen Clifford about her experience, working with students, and campus services. Source: Western Iowa Tech Community College […]
  • Electronic Engineering Technology at Portland Community College
    For more information, visit pcc.edu/programs/electronic-engineering Source: Portland Community College […]
  • Preferred Walk-On vs. Walk-On: What’s the Difference?
    Our recruiting experts talk about the difference between a preferred walk-on and a regular walk-on. Learn more about this topic here: https://www.ncsasports.org/recruiting/managing-recruiting-process/walk-on-vs-scholarship Have a question about walk ons? Drop it in the comments below or email us at […]
  • Consensus in Committee
    Associate Director of Admission Carly Valenzuela explains the role of consensus in the Haverford College Admission decision process. Source: Haverford College […]
  • Make the Most of Your Spring – Online! De Anza College Spring Quarter 2021 | De Anza College
    Enroll now and make the most of your time – online! Classes will be held online in spring quarter 2021 at De Anza College, the college that’s always Tops in Transfer – and more! deanza.edu/apply-and-register De Anza College is always • Tops in Transfer: Always at or near the top statewide in […]
  • Joy: 2020 Virtual Music Spotlight
    Join the talented students of CCC as they make music from home. The CCC Music Department is hosting a virtual spotlight series that brings full-ensemble pieces created entirely from a distance. Catch performances by the chamber choir, jazz band, wind ensemble and classical guitar ensemble in this […]
  • Being Coachable vs. Being Uncoachable
    Our recruiting experts give some examples of what being coachable and uncoachable looks like to college coaches. Coachable • You are willing to learn and improve • You actively listen to constructive criticism from coaches and apply that feedback in practice and competitions • You are open-minded […]
  • Virtual December 2020 Commencement Messages
    Portland Community College celebrates the accomplishments of our 2020 graduates with this virtual Commencement ceremony. Source: Portland Community College […]
  • Christmas Chapel 12/02/20
    Christmas Chapel 12/02/20 Source: Gordon College […]
  • Career Navigator: Fran De Jong
    Mike chats with Career Navigator Fran De Jong on her background, working with students, and campus services. Source: Western Iowa Tech Community College […]
  • 9 Highly Effective Repayment Habits of Student Loan Borrowers
    Are you having trouble paying your student loans? In this video, I share with you the 9 Highly Effective Repayment Habits of Student Loan Borrowers that I’ve seen as a Student Loan Planner expert. These habits can be implemented at any student debt amount you owe. 📒 Show Notes 📒 ✅ Know your why ✅ […]
  • When Should You Refinance Your Zero Percent Federal Student Loans? | Student Loan Planner
    Read the full article: https://www.studentloanplanner.com/refinance-federal-student-loans/ Source: Student Loan Planner […]
  • BUSTING MYTHS about COLLEGE during COVID
    Navigating the college application and financial aid process during a pandemic is new for all of us. And it’s possible you’ve heard from mixed messages along the way—from the news or your well-meaning relative or even your guidance office. So, you may be left wondering: “Are standardized test […]
  • Learning During COVID-19 and the Power of Giving
    Ian Johnson ’21, majoring in biology with a minor in marine science, shares with us what it has been like as a student this past semester. To all of our Ursinus students, we are so proud of you and how you’ve defended our den.  As we prepare to take on the spring semester, please consider a gift in […]
  • Will Coaches Hold It Against Athletes Who Did Not Hold a Season?
    Our experts break down if college coaches will hold it against athletes who did not have a season for their sport? RESOURCES Keep track of all NCAA recruiting updates – https://www.ncsasports.org/coronavirus-sports/ncaa-recruiting-suspended NCAA recruiting rules – […]
  • NCSA Reviews | Swimming Student-Athlete Sadie Fazekas
    Former swimming student-athlete Sadie Fazekas shares her review of NCSA as a college recruiting service and how it helped in her decision to attend the University of Akron. RESOURCES: NCSA Swimming Reviews from Parents, Athletes and Coaches https://www.ncsasports.org/ncsa-reviews/swimming-reviews […]
  • How to Write an Effective Cover Letter
    Now is the perfect time as ever to apply for part-time jobs and internships. The secret to landing your dream job or internship is to have a resume and cover letter on hand. According to a study done by CareerBuilder, 49% of HR managers consider a cover letter the second best thing to give your […]
  • (Ep. 118) Will President Biden Block Student Loan Cancelation? | Student Loan Planner
    When President Biden was asked at his first town hall whether he would forgive at least $50,000 of student loan debt, he quickly responded, “I will not make that happen.” The president is in support of canceling $10k for borrowers, but there’s a catch. Student Loan Planner Consultant Meagan […]
  • Clackamas Community College’s Winter 2021 Student Performance of Shakespeare Stew
    This is Clackamas Community College’s Winter 2021 Student Performance of Shakespeare Stew. We’re so thankful to all of our staff and students for sticking with us through another wild online term, and we’re proud to present their pieces in a digitally edited way! To donate to our […]
  • How to Send SAT Scores to Schools and to the NCAA
    Method Test Prep founder Tom Ehlers, tells athletes how to send their SAT to colleges, and offers some advice on why it might be best to wait. Watch and find out why. Application Deadlines and Processes https://www.ncsasports.org/recruiting/managing-recruiting-process/college-application-process […]
  • Live Q+A Replay | February: Loan Forgiveness, Changes to Student Loan Bankruptcy, and Default Tips
    Each month I host a live Q+A where you can ask me your student loan question and get an answer. This month, a lot of the questions focused on student loan bankruptcy and loan forgiveness. The next Q+A for March will be held March 13, 2021 at 12pm CST. You can submit your question here: […]
  • Alumni Talks: Legal Professions
    Source: Gordon College […]
  • How to Ace Your First Job Interview After College
    Getting the opportunity to have an in-person interview is a big deal, so be sure you don’t take it for granted. According to Career Sidekick, the average hiring manager will only invite 2-4 candidates for an in-person interview. Starting the next step in life – your career – can be scary, but don’t […]
  • Making a Football Wide Receiver Skills Video During COVID-19
    Learn how to make a football wide receiver skills video during COVID-19 and what college coaches are looking for at your position/level. Watch our football wide receiver expert analyze skills footage and get actionable tips for showcasing the skills coaches want to see in your video. Former wide […]
  • What does a D1 baseball right-handed pitcher look like?
    What does a D1 baseball right-handed pitcher look like? Former Division 1 player and NCSA’s Director of Baseball Nelson Gord, breaks down what a D1 right-handed pitcher should have in their baseball skills video. RESOURCES Build a free profile […]
  • VHS Guide: Transfer Tips | De Anza College
    #deanzacollege Fast-Forward to Success with our De Anza College VHS Guide We’ve created this ‘80s-themed Video Help Series for you! Each video is just one to two minutes long and will show you the easy steps to • Apply for Admission • Get Priority Enrollment • Apply for Financial Aid • […]
  • COVID Q&A
    Mike answers questions from students as to what to expect this semester. Source: Western Iowa Tech Community College […]
  • CAN/DID: Anti-Asian Racism – How Do We Make Sense of What’s Going On?
    CAN/DID: Standing Against Racism and Injustice CAN/DID is an ongoing multimedia series that explores equity and social justice issues – including lessons we can all learn from the struggles of different groups and individuals – by drawing on the knowledge and experience of De Anza College students, […]
  • NCSA Reviews | Swimming Parent Nancy Fazekas
    Former swim parent Nancy Fazekas shares her review of NCSA as a college recruiting service. RESOURCES: ===================== NCSA Swimming Reviews from Parents, Athletes and Coaches https://www.ncsasports.org/ncsa-reviews/swimming-reviews Do college coaches use NCSA? In short, Yes! […]
  • Myth: The College Recruiting Process Starts Junior Year
    Our recruiting experts address common misconceptions about when the college recruiting process starts. For more on this topic, check out: https://www.ncsasports.org/recruiting/how-to-get-recruited/college-recruiting-process Have a question you want answered? Comment below or send an email to […]
  • Sal Khan and Jim Nondorf Discuss Schoolhouse.World and UChicago Collaboration
    UChicago is supporting Schoolhouse.world in their effort to connect high-quality peer tutors with students around the world. Those tutors also have the opportunity to showcase their contributions on their college applications. Jim Nondorf, Dean of Admissions, and Sal Khan, founder of Khan Academy, […]
  • Strategy for Paying Off Massive Private Student Loan Debt
    Irritated by the conversation I had with the young lady earlier today who makes $40 thousand per year and owes $270 thousand in private student loans, I recorded this video. In it, I break down your options, as I see them, for dealing with that massive amount of private student loan debt with a […]
  • Marshmallow Crispy Treat | Kitchen Covered
    Student dining often gets a bad rap. Between the hefty cafeteria fare and the limited cooking options (microwave pizza again?), it can be hard work dodging the dreaded freshman 15. We’ve got you covered with Kitchen Covered: your quick fix to creating fresh, home cooked meals — all from the comfort […]
  • Get Rich When You Can’t Predict 2021
    2020 was a strange and unprecedented year for the entire world. But especially for the United States, it seemed like everything that could go wrong went wrong in 2020. And though we have been thoroughly tested, we remain hopeful for a better future. So how can we invest wisely and create wealth […]
  • Hey Mike: Overlook Cafe
    Mike walks us through our Overlook Cafe and meal options around campus! Source: Western Iowa Tech Community College […]
  • A Tour of the Kim and Tritton Dorms
    Isabel Queen ’21 created this quick tour of the Kim and Tritton Dormitories. Source: Haverford College […]
  • Dane Cunningham
    This is what Student Loan Tutor did for Dane. Source: Student Loan Tutor […]
  • Your Dream Job or Internship Search Checklist
    Why are you attending college? From what we’ve learned from you all so far, for many it’s because you want to find a job you love that makes you feel like you’re contributing to a community. Whether you’re a freshman looking for an internship or a soon-to-be graduate searching for your first job, […]
  • How Can I Force My Ex To Pay My Student Loan Debt? [3 Minute Mondays]
    Source: #1 Student Loan Lawyer | Tate Law […]
  • Make the Most of Your Winter – Online! De Anza College Winter Quarter 2021 | De Anza College
    Enroll now and make the most of your time – online! Classes will be held online in winter quarter 2021 at De Anza College, the college that’s always Tops in Transfer – and more! deanza.edu/apply-and-register De Anza College is always • Tops in Transfer: Always at or near the top statewide in […]
  • Unique Student Loan Considerations for Physicians
    Physicians often ignore their student loan debt because so much of their brain space and emotional energy is dedicated to their vocation of medicine. In this episode, Student Loan Planner consultants Lauryn Williams and Justin Harvey explore unique student loan considerations and strategies for […]
  • 2018 Tour of What’s New at Ursinus for Fall Semester
    Shot in 2018, student tour guide Emily gives us a sneak peek at some of the exciting additions to campus for the upcoming fall semester. Source: Ursinus College […]
  • Data: The Most Valuable Resource in the World
    John List, the Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, discusses the data revolution’s impact on business, the existential threat facing companies that don’t generate or analyze data, and how data, more so than oil, is the most valuable resource in the world. The […]
  • Introduction to Financial Wellness
    In this video, we will cover the basic steps and introduction into the world of financial wellness. Make sure to take notes and watch the whole series to deepen your knowledge on the topic of financial wellness! Source: Ascent Funding […]