College and career readiness recorded sessions

Unsure what you want to do after high school? Not comfortable planning and prepping for the future? Just not sure where to get started? We want to help! Elgin Community College's College and Career Readiness Workshops are a low-pressure way for middle-and-high-school-aged students and their guardians to learn more with directed guidance. Check out our events calendar to attend live!

Understanding the SAT

Understanding the SAT

Millions of students take the SAT each year as a step on their path to college. This event recording explores College Board resources to help practice for the SAT and improve your scores.

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Early College Credit Options

Early College Credit Options

Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of options like dual credit and Advanced Placement courses.

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Building an Academic Roadmap

Building an Academic Roadmap

Explore secondary course selections, preparations for standardized tests, and decisions on early college credit options. This session is intended for grades 8 to 12 and parents.

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Money Management 101

Money Management 101

Money management skills will help prepare for college and beyond. View this ECC college and career readiness workshop to learn about the basics of credit and debt management, setting financial goals,

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Explore College Resources from the College Board

Explore College Resources from the College Board

Learn from the experts with help understanding PSAT scores, SAT practice, scholarships, and more.

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Financial Aid 101

Financial Aid 101

Learn about the different types of college costs, financial aid, and scholarships.

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Understanding Your Financial Aid Awards

Understanding Your Financial Aid Awards

This session will help you understand the components of a financial aid award letter and how to make the best decision for you.

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