The Starting Point

An MCTC blog

Weekly Newsletter

Posted on: September 21st, 2015 by francie No Comments

“While we want to get from point A to point Z, never forget that we just need to get to point B first.” – Chris Powell


*****FEATURED NEWS of the WEEK*****
Triple Your Money! The Tuition Match program can match your savings for tuition 3:1! Ask your advisor for details and find out if you qualify for this amazing program!

Starting Point Orientations Haven’t attended a required orientation yet with our director, Dr. Jennifer Brookins-King? This session has information, great people and PRIZES! Talk with your advisor to sign up soon.

Roundtable Discussion: How NOT to Procrastinate! Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2-3pm in the Tutoring Center Join our Peer Mentors for a discussion about planning & time and share great ideas to kick the procrastination habit!

Discover your Strengths Take the StrengthsFinder assessment and learn more about your top strengths to use for excellence in school, work and your life. Ask your advisor how you can get started now!

FAILURE Learn more at Starting Point’s Leadership Retreat: Friday, Oct. 16, 8:30am-5:30pm (no classes) Sign up for a day of inspiration & motivation for your leadership.

Transfer Fair: Talk with admissions representatives from various colleges at the MCTC Fall Transfer Fair, Sept. 29 & 30.
Tip of the Week: Participate! Most instructors base part of your grade on attendance and participation. If you have a hard time speaking up in class, try to plan ahead of time at least one thing that you can say every class period.


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