Associate Degree Path To Success

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Prerequisite: GPC Student
Description: Earning An Associate's Degree Is One Of The Best Ways To Start On Your Path To Success.  That Journey Starts With Choosing The Major That Is The Best Fit For You.  It Continues With Knowing Which Direction You Will Go With That Major.  Those Are Two Of The Topics We Will Discuss In These Webinars.  We Will Share Insights About Choosing Your Major.  We Will Also Highlight A Few Career Doors That Open With An Associate's Degree.  All GPC Students Will Benefit From The Encouragement That You Are On The Right Track.  Sign-up And Join Us. ~ Advising, Counseling, And Retention Services - Online ~

Business Research Tips And Techniques

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Prerequisite: None
Description: Learn how to use GALILEO Discover, Business Source Complete, and Lexis Nexis to gather company and industry information and get the latest news on business topics. The class will be customized to address specific questions from the participants, so feel free to come with a question or assignments in mind!

COMPASS PLACEMENT TEST - DECATUR CAMPUS ~ September 2015

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Prerequisite: Review Instructions Below
Description: Welcome To The Decatur Testing Center At Georgia Perimeter College
Please Read The Following Testing Day Requirements:

1. Report To Building SF, Suite 2300 (Testing Center, 2nd Floor) Upon Arrival

2. You Must Bring A Current State Or Federal Issued Photo ID (Driver's License, State ID, Passport, School ID, Etc.)

3. Bring With You The Testing Fee Of $20.00. This Fee May Be Paid By Credit Or Debit Card, Money Order Or Cash. Report To The Testing Center First For Check-In And Confirmation. You Will Be Sent To Student Accounts (SF, Suite 1300) To Pay Your Testing Fee. If You Are Scheduled To Test At The 5:30pm Session And Report After 4:50pm For Check-In, You Must Present Your $20 Testing Fee Directly To The Testing Center In The Form Of A Money Order (The Office Of Student Accounts Hours Of Operation Are Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:50pm)
 
4. Cell Phones And Other Electronic Devices Must Be Turned Off Before Entering The Testing Area. It Is Preferred That These Items Not Be Brought To The Testing Lab

5. Wear Long Sleeves Or Bring With You A Light Sweater Because The Testing Lab Is Kept At A Cool Temperature (NO HOODIES OR HOODED COATS/JACKETS, CAPS, HATS Or SCARVES ALLOWED) Religious Attire Exempted

6. If You Are Required To Take The Math Section (Algebra), You May Bring With You A Calculator Except For The Following: Texas Intrument Models 84, 89 Or TI(INSPIRE); Casio Models Fx-CP400, ClassPad 300, ClassPad 330, Algebra Fx 2.0 And Modles That Begin With CFX-9970G

7. Please Prepare For The Placement Test So That You May Do Your Best (Refer To The Testing Services Page For The Link \r\n \'Study Material\' For Prep Information
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COMPASS PLACEMENT TEST – DUNWOODY CAMPUS~ SEPTEMBER 2015

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For the convenience of prospective students, DunwoodyrnTesting Center accommodates flexible arrival times, meaning you may beginrntaking your COMPASS Placement Exam(s) between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 2:30rnp.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

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On Tuesday only, you may begin taking your COMPASS Placementrnexam(s) anytime between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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The testing fee of $20.00 may be paid by cash, credit/debitrncard in building NB, room 1400.

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Cell phones and other electronic devices must be turned offrnprior to entering the testing room. It is preferred that these items not bernbrought to the testing lab. Wear long sleeves or bring a light sweater with yournas the testing lab is kept at a cool temperature.

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NO HOODIES, HOODED COATS/JACKETS CAPS, HATS, SCARVES ORrnSUNGLASSES ARE ALLOWED.

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If you are required to take the math section, you may bringrna calculator that does not exceed TI model 84, and cannot be TI (INSPIRE)rnmodels.

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Please prepare for the placement test so that you may dornyour best. Study/preparation materials can be found atrntesting.gpc.edu/materials.htm or dept.gpc.edu/gpcltc/compass.htm. Please arrivernto the testing center located in building NC, room 1261 with a current, validrnphoto ID and receipt of payment.

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COMPASS Placement Testing - Alpharetta Testing Center (September 2015)

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Description: Thank you for choosing the Alpharetta Testing Center at Georgia Perimeter College as your testing center.rnrnA $20.00 test administration fee is due to GPC. Please pay this fee at our Student Accounts Window in room AA-1122 prior to reporting to the Testing Center. rnrnThe Office of Student Accounts Hours of Operation are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.rnrnPayment must be made by cash or credit/debit card only. Students must have a valid photo ID in order to test.rnrnYou are not allowed to eat or drink in the testing lab, nor use cell phones, pagers, the internet or other electronic devices during testing. rnrnStandard 4 functions, scientific, TI-83 or TI-84 Graphing Calculators are permitted on the Math test. You are NOT allowed to use TI-89, TI-92, or TInspire calculators.rnrnYou MAY NOT use your cellphone or any other electronic device as a calculator.rnrnPlease bring a light jacket or sweater because the testing lab is kept at a cool temperature.rnrnStudy/Preparation materials may be found at http://testing.gpc.edu/materials.htm or http://depts.gpc.edu/~gpcltc/compass.htm

Compass Placement Testing - Clarkston Campus (9/2015)

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Prerequisite: $20.00
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COMPASS Placement Testing- Newton Campus (September 2015)

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Description: The testing fee is $20. Please pay in bldg 1N in Student Accounts the day of your appointment. The Testing Office is located in bldg 2N on the 2nd floor.

GALILEO Quick And Easy Webinar

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Prerequisite: None
Description:

In This One Hour Webinar, GPC Librarians Will Show You The Basics Of Using GALILEO For Your Research, Including Search Tips And How To Identify Databases For Your Subject.  The Class Will Be Customized To Address Specific Questions From The Participants, So Feel Free To Come With A Question Or Assignments In Mind! See http://guides.gpc.edu/webinar For More Information.

This Webinar Will Take Place Via Blackboard Collaborate.  Please Be Sure To Log In Beforehand And Run The Audio Setup Wizard So You Have Time To Work Out Any Technical Difficulties.  You Need To Be Able To Both See The Screen And Hear The Speaker To Get The Most Out Of The Webinar.  You Can Communicate With The Speaker By Chat, A Headset, Or By Telephoning Into The Conference Room (phone-in Info Available In The Room).

For Questions About This Webinar, Email Mary Ann Cullen At Mary.cullen@gpc.edu



Literature Topic Research

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Prerequisite: None, But Basic Library Research Knowledge Is Helpful
Description: Learn To Find Print And Electronic Information Resources About Literature Topics Including Author Biographies, Literary Criticism/analysis, And Literature Movements. We'll Recommend Databases And Search Tips Specific To Literature Topics.

Managing Your GPA for Graduation and Transfer

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Prerequisite: None
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Managing Your Grade Point Average (GPA) Has A Lot To Do With Your Success At GPC And After Graduating From GPC.  Join Advising, Counseling And Retention Services - Online (ACRS-Online) For A Discussion On How Grades Impact Your Graduation, Your Transfer, And Your Financial Aid Eligibility.  Also, ACRS-Online Will Provide An Overview Of Tools Designed To Help You Manage Your GPA With Positive Results.  Among These Tools Are DegreeWorks, Grade Forgiveness, And The GPA Calculator.



Online Library Services

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Prerequisite: None
Description:

GPC Online Library Services Is Reaching Out To All GPC Students To Help You Be An Even More Successful Student In The ACRS Student Success Series.  This Semester, There Are Two Webinars - Sign Up For One Or Both!

Sept 15 –College And Career Success Resources At GPC Libraries

Need More Information About Choosing A Major Or Career Path?  Need A Little Extra Practice For Math, Grammar, CLEP Tests Or Career Exams?  In This Webinar, GPC Librarians Show You Print And Online Resources The Library Has To Help And How To Find Them. (Perfect For GPCS Students And Those About To Transfer Or Graduate.)  Bring Your Questions About How We Can Help You Succeed!

Oct 20 – Online Library Research Tips

Librarian Mary Ann Cullen Shows You How To Navigate GALILEO To Get The Best Resources For Your Project, How To Evaluate Sources For Quality, And How To Get Help From A Librarian.  Whether Your Research Paper Or Speech Is Looming Or You Just Want A Good Introduction To Library Research, You Can Benefit From This Webinar.  There Will Be Time At The End For Specific Questions.For More Information See: http://guides.gpc.edu/webinar