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Make the Most of Your College Experience

Presented by GECU, in partnership with Xavier Leadership Center and Xavier University.  

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GECU and Xavier Leadership Center College Experience Webinar Series

Preparing Students for the Future  

Join us for our 5-part webinar series from the professional career and collegiate experts at Xavier University. This series will help college-bound students through the process of applying to college, and what to expect once they get on campus in order to help make the most out of their educational journey. No matter what school you decide to attend to further your education, this webinar series will arm you with the knowledge and insight to make it a smooth process along the way.


Webinar Sessions 

The admission and application process

The Admission and Application Process

Facilitator: Mike Garcia

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Thinking about applying to college, or know someone who is? For all students, you will have to complete and submit an application to your schools of choice. Join us as Mike Garcia, Assistant Director of Xavier University’s Office of Admissions, walks through navigating the process.

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Financial aid and scholarships

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Facilitator: Mike Garcia

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It’s no secret college can be expensive, but there are options available to alleviate the cost. Financial Aid and Scholarships are a few resources designed to assist students, and help to support their educational goals. In this webinar Mike Garcia, Assistant Director of Xavier University’s Offices of Admissions, will dive into these programs to learn how they can further assist you in your educational journey. 

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Choosing the right major

Choosing the Right Major

Facilitator: Katie Eisenhauer

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You’ve been accepted! Now what? The next step is choosing your major; a field of study to one day, pursue as a career. Many students are undecided going into their first year, but most college campuses have resources to help you make a decision. Katie Eisenhauer, Xavier University’s Assistant Director of Career Development, will discuss how you can start thinking about choosing the best major for you.

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The power of the Career Center and internships

The Power of the Career Center and Internships

Date: January 26, 2022
Facilitator: Valarie Jacobsen

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What can your campus Career Center do for your future? There is power in the opportunities your Career Center may present to you. From building connections through jobs or other experiences on and off campus, to helping build your resume, a university career center can be a valuable resource. Valarie Jacobsen, Xavier University’s Career Center Director, is here to share the possibilities and benefits of utilizing your campus career center and other work experiences throughout your time in college.

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How to maximize your first year on campus

How to Maximize Your First Year on Campus

Date: February 9, 2022
Facilitator: Mollie Labeda and Dustin Lewis

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Student involvement can help to build your resume and open doors, even during your first year on campus. There are many ways to get involved including: volunteering, traveling abroad, student employment, and leadership opportunities. While taking advantage of extracurriculars and getting accustomed to college life, it’s important to also take care of yourself. Join us as Mollie Labeda, Assistant Director of Student Success and Academic Advising, and Dustin Lewis, Associate Director of Student Involvement, at Xavier University share how to get involved, while focusing on your mental health and wellness to make the most out of your college experience.

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