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The Career Center is located
on the 3rd Floor of the
Lesher
Building
, Room 312.
Phone: 209 384 6243


Walk ins Welcome!

Merced College offers a number of guidance classes that help students to prepare for college and their careers. 

 

The classes teach a variety of skills that students to be successful in college.  They also allow them to access their interests and skills to find the major and career that will be best for them.  The classes will teach students about resources that are available to them to help research areas of study and occupations.

 

Find out things like…

 

        Your ideal job

                        How to manage your time

                                        Your perfect college

                                                        How to make a plan for your education

 

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For a Guidance class and get your life and education on the right path!

 

 

GUID - 30

Foundations and Strategies For College Success

Recommended For: All new students

Topics Discussed:

             - Life management

             - Goal setting

             - Career decision making

             - Educational planning

             - College expectations and opportunities

- Instructor-student relationships

- Cultural diversity

- Lifestyle choices affecting health maintenance

- Stress management

- Campus resources

- Learning styles and strategies

- Study skills

 

GUID - 48

Life and Career Planning

- Provides experiences that encompass education, occupation and job    trends

 

GUID - 48A

Career Self-Assessment

Students will:

- Appraise their self-esteem, values, skills, and personality

- Understand the implication of these factors on their educational and    career goals

 

GUID - 48B

Career Research

Students will learn to use:

- Career information resources

- Career related technologies

 

GUID - 48C

Employment Search and Readiness Skills

Students will to prepare:

- Job applications

- Resumes

- Cover letters

- Interview techniques

- Strategies to successfully obtain employment

 

GUID - 49A - ZZ

Special Topics in Guidance

- Help students understand and develop personal, social, and academic    skills that will be useful to their education

 

GUID - 52

College Success Strategies For Student Athletes

Recommended For: All student-athletes

Topics

- Identifying educational and athletic goals

- Develop an appropriate plan to achieve those goals

- NCAA and NAIA eligibility and transfer rules

- California Community Colleges athletic eligibility rules

 

GUID - 54

Foundations and Strategies For Academic Recovery

Recommended For: Students wishing to improve their academic standing

Topics

- Identifying educational goals

- Develop an appropriate plan to achieve those goals

- Academic Policies

- Strategies to get off and stay off probation

 

GUID - 70A - ZZ

Special Topics in Guidance

- Help students understand and develop personal, social, and academic    skills that will be useful to their education

 

GUID - 80

College Survival

Helps students to:

- Increase their success in college or employment

- Obtain information and skills necessary to reach their educational or    employment goals

 

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