Hello! My name is Vicky Garcia, and I am your Career Pathways Advisor. I am here to
help you identify your career interests, set goals, and plan your next steps. Whether
you are considering college courses, certificate programs, or researching employment
options, planning a strategy is essential for your success. Please stop by my office
so that together we can explore the many options available at Prairie State College.
I look forward to meeting you soon to plan for a future beyond the High School Equivalency certificate or English as a Second Language classes.
Request for Information
For more information on classes: Hotline: (708) 709-7880.
Career Pathways Advisor, Adult Ed & Literacy
Phone: (708) 709-3790
Office: ATOC 129
Frequently Asked Questions
|I'm interested in taking credit classes on the main campus. How do I start?||You may start by speaking to the transition specialist. You will receive guidance on completing the Prairie State College application as well as taking the placement test.|
|What is the placement test?||It is a computerized test that determines your college readiness level and consists of three parts: English, Reading, and Math. For more information please visit the Assessment Testing and Placement webpage.|
|How do I pay for college?||You may be eligible to receive financial aid and/or scholarships.|
|I don't have my GED® certificate yet, can I still take credit classes at Prairie State College?||Yes. However, you cannot receive financial aid or graduate without having a GED® certificate. It is recommended that you first complete this process first so that you are best prepared to take college credit courses.|
|I need help with my résumé, where can I go for help?||You can meet with the transition specialist for guidance.|