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5/6/24 Student Update

Hello Cambridge College Students,


Congratulations on finishing the Spring term—it's time to celebrate your accomplishments! As some of you gear up for summer classes, don't forget to take a well-deserved breather before diving into your next academic adventure. Whether you're seeking support for the upcoming term, prepping for your career journey, or simply aiming to sharpen your skills for the Fall, this newsletter is packed with resources and tools to support your journey. Let's make this summer a season of growth and success together!


If you need some extra help, remember that CC professional tutors provide amazing free support to all students in the areas of writing, research, math, statistics, Excel, accounting, understanding the assignment, reading comprehension, and more! Click here to view the Academic Success Center on MyCC to learn more. If you are unable to attend a tutoring appointment you have made, please cancel the appointment 24 hours before so that other students will have access to that time.


Next, let’s look at the awesome workshops being offered soon!


Note: After registering for any workshop, you will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link. You also have the option to add the event to your Google calendar. If you do not see the Zoom link, please email


Writing ATS (Applicant Tracking System) Friendly Resumes that Lead to Interviews

Tuesday, May 7, 4:00 PM - 5:30PM (ET). Click here to register

Join Cambridge College’s Career Services Manager, Irina Galatskaya, for this exciting webinar that will introduce you to current best practices on how to effectively communicate your skills and fit for a job of your interest. The main benefit of using an ATS resume is that it increases your chances of being seen by a hiring manager and getting a job interview! Contact Irina Galatskaya at for any questions you may have.


APA Bootcamp: American Psychological Association (APA) 7th Edition Citation

Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (ET). Click here to register

Please join CC Librarian Jeff Cronin, as he covers the American Psychological Association (APA) 7th edition citation style. We will begin by covering APA basics including how to format the most used sources for papers and the basics of in-text citations. We will conclude by covering resources you can use to help with APA. There will also be an opportunity for questions. If you need any additional information, please contact Jeff Cronin at Please be sure to register in advance.


Cambridge College Tools for Success

Wednesday, May 8, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET). Click here to register

Cambridge College has many free resources to support students! Come learn about CC Tutors, TutorMe, Google Suite, Read & Write Gold, and Grammarly. Learning Specialist Leah Barcan will teach you how to get the most out of these valuable tools. Please email with any questions.


Understanding the Assignment

Thursday, May 9, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM (ET)Click here to register

Saturday, May 11, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM (ET). Click here to register

The vocabulary and instructions for academic assignments can be challenging, especially if English is not your first language. Learning Specialist Leah Barcan and CC writing tutor and ESL instructor Joel Krikorian, will provide strategies to help you understand exactly what you are being asked to do and how to get started. There will also be time for students to ask questions specific to their assignments at the end. Please email with any questions.


Interview - Preparation for Today’s Job Market that Leads to Job Offers

Thursday, May 9, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (ET)Click here to register

In this webinar, Cambridge College’s Career Services Manager, Irina Galatskaya, will introduce you to effective strategies that prepare you to be the stand-out candidate before, during and after the job interview. This workshop will cover the following: preparing for a successful interview–physical and remote, research and job description review, types of interviews and interview questions, salary negotiation and post-interview follow up. This is a webinar you will not want to miss! Contact Irina Galatskaya at for any questions you may have.


Are You LinkedIn?: Maximize Your Online Professional Presence  

Tuesday, May 14, 4:00 - 5:30 PM (ET). Click here to register

Join Cambridge College’s Career Services Manager, Irina Galatskaya, for this exciting webinar on LinkedIn. What are the benefits of LinkedIn?  When you have an optimized LinkedIn profile, your visibility increases as well as your chances of being contacted by a recruiter!  We encourage you to login into LinkedIn and view your profile to assess and apply what you learn during this webinar. Contact Irina Galatskaya at for any questions you may have.


Researching Companies and Industries

Wednesday, May 15, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (ET). Click here to register

Please join Cambridge College Librarian Jeff Cronin for this workshop on researching companies. Developing your skill at researching companies and industries can pay off in numerous ways. It can help you with your coursework, identify prospective employers, prepare for interviews, and research personal investments. There will be a brief presentation about the different types of companies, e.g., publicly held and privately held, and a discussion on various resources on the web and in databases at the Cambridge College Online Library that provide data and analysis for companies and industries. If you need any additional information, please contact Jeff Cronin at Please be sure to register in advance.


English Conversation Group 

Our English Conversation Group is designed to help English language learners practice conversational skills in a safe and structured environment. English Conversation Group meets virtually via Zoom every Thursday (except federal holidays). There is no charge to attend, but registration is required.

  • Every Thursday, 5:00 - 6:00 PM (ET) via Zoom. English Conversation Group with Charlie DiSilva. If you are interested, please register here>>.


Finally, don’t forget that the Cambridge College 53rd Commencement Ceremony will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2024 at the Leader Bank Pavilion, 290 Northern Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, at 4:00 PM. All graduates must arrive no later than 2:30 PMDoors open at 3:00 PM for the public and guests of participants. For more information about graduation, please click here.


We hope you finish the month of April strong! Do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions. Remember that Cambridge College has many resources available to help you succeed.


Tracy McLaughlin, Leah Barcan, and your Student Success Team 


Tracy McLaughlin, Ph.D.  

Associate Provost 

Cambridge College 


Leah Barcan, Ed.M. 

Learning Specialist, CELT 

Cambridge College 



Cambridge College is committed to ensuring that its events, services, and facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities under requirements from the ADA of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. If you need accommodations to help you access our events, services, or facilities, please contact the Office of Disability Support at or 617-873-0614.

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