Transfer Academy

Transfer Academy Workshops Descriptions

Credit 101
Workshop topics include:
- Understand your credit scores
- Know where to access your credit scores
- Tips to improve your credit scores

Budgeting 101
Workshop topics include:
- Create long-term & short-term budgets
- Learn money saving tips
- Distinguish needs vs. wants
- Balancing your bank accounts

Have you ever wanted something and got it? That's HOPE! You put the positive energy into the world to achieve what you wanted. Come learn about how the power of hope is key to your academic and personal success.

What do you want out of life? How do you plan to achieve this feat? What do you do if you fall short? In this workshop, you will learn about fixed and growth mindset. Learn how to achieve your own personal greatness through motivation, grit and resiliency.

Strength Quest
When you engage with the strengths you are wired with, you can achieve high levels of excellence in all aspects of your life. You were born with raw talent that can be transformed into diamonds! Your diamonds cannot be refined in isolation -- it takes knowledge and skill. Join us as we embark on a quest for the development of your strengths!

Stress Management
Preparing to transfer to a university can be an exciting and stressful time in a student’s life. This workshop aims to help students recognize the signs of stress and burnout, and identify strategies to cope with situational and lifestyle stress. 

Transfer 101
This workshop will cover:
- Structure of higher education
- Degree components
- Minimum admission requirements for the CSU/UC's
- Identifying transferable courses
- How to stay competitive for your transfer

Mind-Body Connection
Our guided meditation instructor will show you how to live a contented life, free of conflict and fear, by opening your mind and body to its inherent ground of health and well-being.


Self-esteem is how you feel and view yourself. There are many influences that affect one's self-esteem, including judgement, relationships, academic success/failures, and ability to problem solve. High self-esteem is cultivated from self-respect, having a positive attitude, and responsibility for your feelings, thoughts and actions. Everyone makes mistakes but you can learn to increase your self-esteem by viewing mistakes or challenges as an opportunity for personal growth. This workshop will focus on how to improve your self-esteem so that you can learn to feel good about yourself and your decisions.

Finding Your True Purpose
Do you ever wonder, what's my real purpose in life? Or perhaps you thought on occasions, what can I contribute to the world? You are not alone, many people have those thoughts. However, you are different than many, because you are attempt to find your true purpose. This workshop will help you start to find some answers to these and other questions about identifying your true purpose.

To participate in the Transfer Academy complete the commitment form

Please contact the Transfer Center for more information (562) 860-2451 ext. 2154.

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