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Academic and Life Skills Workshops

First Year Experience (FYE)

First Year Experience (FYE) classes are designed to help our TRIO freshmen transition to Montana Western and gain the skills and knowledge it takes to be successful college students.

Participation in the FYE is mandatory for all incoming freshman, or transfer students with fewer than 30 college credits.  FYE participants attend one class per week with guest speakers and TRIO staff presenting on a range of topics.  The class is Fall Semester only and participants receive one credit.

Upperclassmen workshops

Upperclassmen workshops are offered annually on the following topics:

  • Creating a Professional Resume and Cover Letter
  • Degree tracking (bi-annually)
  • Financial literacy, know what you owe, and scholarships
  • Interview skills with a mock interview
  • Graduate school