Returning students share their advice

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Just getting started at Black Hawk College? Read on for some great advice from returning students! A quick summary: get involved, don’t be afraid to talk to your professors, make connections and don’t hesitate to ask for help. If you need help now or in the future, please also remember there are resources here to […]

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BHC student excited to intern at Disney

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This summer BHC international student Jami Hessell will pack her bags for an internship at the most magical place on earth: Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Hessell moved to United States from Japan to take English as a Second Language (ESL) classes and pursue her Associate in Arts at Black Hawk College. Hessell has family […]

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Free tutoring help is available

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Are you having trouble in a class or just need a bit of help? Free tutoring is just a click away! As a BHC student you can get tutoring help 24/7 online through tutor.com, which you access through your Canvas account. On-campus tutoring for a wide variety of subjects is available during walk-in hours and […]

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Preparing to transfer? Let advising help!

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Preparing to transfer to a four-year school? Advising is here to help you do just that! Make sure to meet with your Black Hawk College advisor each semester about your transfer curriculum. That way, they can help you decide on classes and confirm you are on track to graduate and transfer. Registration for Summer and […]

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How to find your transfer school

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Not sure where you’ll go after Black Hawk College? You’re not alone! Many students are unsure of what four-year college they want to transfer to or what they want to study. That might even be why you decided on Black Hawk College. You know you can earn the first two years of your bachelor’s degree […]

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Advisors can help you map out your journey

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It’s time to start mapping out your next classes! BHC advisors can help you successfully navigate the process. Make your college experience go as smoothly as possible by meeting with an advisor before you register each semester and anytime you decide to change your educational path. Registration for Summer and Fall 2019 courses opens on […]

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TRiO helps students succeed

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College can be especially overwhelming when you are the first one in your family to attend, or when you have limited finances or a disability. That is why TRiO Student Support Services, a federally-funded program, steps in to help students succeed at the Quad-Cities Campus. You could potentially be eligible for TRiO assistance if one […]

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Career skills sessions can help you succeed

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  Black Hawk College Career Services now offers skills sessions to help job seekers and students planning for their futures. Sessions are free and available to students, educators and community members by request. They are designed to be 45 minutes long but Career Services can adjust them based on need. Skills sessions are open to […]

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Get fit at Black Hawk College

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If your New Year’s resolution is to hit the gym, you are in luck at Black Hawk College! Both the Quad-Cities Campus and the East Campus have Fitness Centers open to BHC students, employees and employees’ families at no cost. They will re-open Jan. 14, the first day of spring semester classes. Students enrolled in […]

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Ten to-dos for finals week

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With finals right around the corner, it is crunch time! These tips can help you as you wrap up the semester. You have worked hard all semester, and soon you will have completed your classes. Stay focused and don’t forget to take care of yourself during this busy month. Plan ahead. Know when and where your […]

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