West Hills Community College District | RSS Feed http://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/ West Hills Community Colleges en-us Sun, 05 Dec 2021 10:08:40 -0800 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss OmniUpdate (OU Publish) What´s in Your Backpack? Backpack Essentials from West Hills Colleges https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/backpack-essentials.php What should be in your backpack or bag that you bring with you to class? () Tue, 26 Jun 2018 17:09:12 -0700 College 101 What´s in Your Backpack? Backpack Essentials from West Hills Colleges Backpack Backpack https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/backpack-essentials.php https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=200x200&chld=L|0&chl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.westhillscollege.com%2Facademics%2Fcollege-101%2Fposts%2Fbackpack-essentials.php New Semester, New You: Tips for Preparing for a New School Year https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/new-semester.php “I shall create a new world for myself.” - Frederic Chopin () Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:33:43 -0700 College 101 New Semester, New You: Tips for Preparing for a New School Year New Semester New Semester https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/new-semester.php https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=200x200&chld=L|0&chl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.westhillscollege.com%2Facademics%2Fcollege-101%2Fposts%2Fnew-semester.php Build the Perfect Resume https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/resume-tips.php Trying to build the perfect resume? West Hills Colleges can help! () Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:20:21 -0700 College 101 Build the Perfect Resume Resume Tips Resume Tips https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/resume-tips.php https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=200x200&chld=L|0&chl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.westhillscollege.com%2Facademics%2Fcollege-101%2Fposts%2Fresume-tips.php Creating a Study Schedule: the Do´s, the Don´ts https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/study-schedule.php College can be intimidating. Sometimes, you study and you fail. Sometimes, you blank out in class and miss an entire hour’s worth of important stuff you’ll probably be tested on somehow later. () Tue, 26 Jun 2018 14:46:15 -0700 College 101 Creating a Study Schedule: the Do´s, the Don´ts Study Schedule Study Schedule https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/study-schedule.php https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=200x200&chld=L|0&chl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.westhillscollege.com%2Facademics%2Fcollege-101%2Fposts%2Fstudy-schedule.php Essay Tips for the Unsure: Tackle those 800 Words with Confidence https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/essay-tips.php It’s midterms, you’ve got a thousand things to do and the unthinkable is looming: an essay you have to write, polish and turn in by a deadline that seems way too close. () Tue, 26 Jun 2018 14:29:45 -0700 College 101 Essay Tips for the Unsure: Tackle those 800 Words with Confidence Essay Tips Essay Tips https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/essay-tips.php https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=200x200&chld=L|0&chl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.westhillscollege.com%2Facademics%2Fcollege-101%2Fposts%2Fessay-tips.php An App For Everything: Best Free Apps for College Students https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/best_free_apps.php Sometimes it’s hard being a college student. The course load, deadlines, and tests can sometimes be too much. Good thing there are websites and apps that will help you alleviate those pressures! All the websites and apps listed below are free (unless you want to upgrade to a premium membership), and will help you in more ways than one during your time at West Hills College and beyond! () Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:41:30 -0800 College 101 An App For Everything: Best Free Apps for College Students Best Apps for College Students Best Apps for College Students https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/best_free_apps.php https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=200x200&chld=L|0&chl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.westhillscollege.com%2Facademics%2Fcollege-101%2Fposts%2Fbest_free_apps.php Love Saving Money? Take Advantage of Discounts for College Students | West Hills College https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/college_student_discounts.php Discounts- we all love them. Who doesn’t get excited when they see that the item that they want is on sale for 30%, 40%, or even 50% off? But here’s something you might not know: did you know that you always have access to discounts with your West Hills College student I.D.? Here is a list of a few places that offer discounts for college students! Just a note: this is based on our research. Some of these locations may no longer offer these discounts, but it’s worth asking! West Hills College knows that saving money is important, so here are a few great discounts you can take advantage of and save some money! () Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:27:03 -0800 College 101 Love Saving Money? Take Advantage of Discounts for College Students | West Hills College College Discounts College Discounts https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/college_student_discounts.php https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=200x200&chld=L|0&chl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.westhillscollege.com%2Facademics%2Fcollege-101%2Fposts%2Fcollege_student_discounts.php Taking an Online Class? Here are some tips for success! https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/online_class_tips.php Online classes at West Hills College are a great option for those who want a more flexible schedule or to work at their own pace. However, some find online classes challenging and struggle. Why does this happen? In many cases, it is because of time management. Since elementary school, we have grown accustomed to going to class, getting face-to-face instruction from the teacher, getting assigned work, and having that cycle repeat until we’re finished with school. With online classes, we don’t get face-to-face instruction and it’s easy to get off track. How can we overcome this wall of procrastination? Well, here are a few tips to succeed at an online class from West Hills College. () Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:14:20 -0800 College 101 Taking an Online Class? Here are some tips for success! Online Classes Online Classes https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/online_class_tips.php https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=200x200&chld=L|0&chl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.westhillscollege.com%2Facademics%2Fcollege-101%2Fposts%2Fonline_class_tips.php Rubbing Elbows With the Rich and Famous: 10 Celebrities Who Went to Community College https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/celebrity_grads.php Private colleges and universities are known for their famous alumni, but did you know that there are many celebrities who have attended or graduated from community college? The California Community College System has 114 colleges, West Hills College Lemoore, West Hills College Coalinga and North District Firebaugh included, making it the largest higher education system in the nation! With such a wide array of certificate and degree programs offered, it’s easy to see why some celebrities have attended community college. Here is a list of 10 notable people who have attended or graduated from a community college. () Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:04:48 -0800 College 101 Rubbing Elbows With the Rich and Famous: 10 Celebrities Who Went to Community College Walt Disney Walt Disney https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/celebrity_grads.php https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=200x200&chld=L|0&chl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.westhillscollege.com%2Facademics%2Fcollege-101%2Fposts%2Fcelebrity_grads.php Looking to transfer? Here are some tips! https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/transfer_tips.php Transferring to a new school from West Hills College can be a stressful time. Applying to a four-year institution, picking your major, and making sure that your credits transfer are problems that all West Hills College transfers have gone though. There are ways to ease this stress and make this change go as smooth as possible. () Mon, 27 Nov 2017 14:50:45 -0800 College 101 Looking to transfer? Here are some tips! Transfer Tips Transfer Tips https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/transfer_tips.php https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=200x200&chld=L|0&chl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.westhillscollege.com%2Facademics%2Fcollege-101%2Fposts%2Ftransfer_tips.php Why Should You Join a Club on Campus? https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/why-you-should-join-a-club.php There are many things to discover while attending college- you find out more about yourself, the people around you, and your community. Attending your courses only skims the surface of these discoveries. The best way to learn about yourself is to find what interests you. One great way to get to know your own interests, make friends and have fun is to join a club at West Hills College Lemoore, West Hills College Coalinga or North District Center Firebaugh. () Mon, 27 Nov 2017 13:47:39 -0800 College 101 Why Should You Join a Club on Campus? Join a Club Join a Club https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/why-you-should-join-a-club.php https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=200x200&chld=L|0&chl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.westhillscollege.com%2Facademics%2Fcollege-101%2Fposts%2Fwhy-you-should-join-a-club.php Community College First: Why Should You Transfer from a Community College? https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/transfer-from-a-community-college.php There is a certain stigma when it comes to attending a community college. The common story is this: that the reason why people go to community college is because they were not good enough to go to a four-year college or university. () Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:24:29 -0800 College 101 Community College First: Why Should You Transfer from a Community College? Students Students https://www.westhillscollege.com/academics/college-101/posts/transfer-from-a-community-college.php https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?cht=qr&chs=200x200&chld=L|0&chl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.westhillscollege.com%2Facademics%2Fcollege-101%2Fposts%2Ftransfer-from-a-community-college.php