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Course Description

Explore and strengthen monetary skills to help you succeed and thrive in the classroom, your future career and beyond.  Gain insights about your strengths and techniques to overcome budgeting obstacles.  In individual and small group activities, cultivate mental processes to improve communication, collaboration and critical thinking. Learn to create a financial portfolio, how to develop a budget, make responsible choices with money and cost-saving strategies to avoid college debt.

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  • Register early to secure your spot, using the CAPE student portal. Please be aware that courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
  • If you need registration assistance or would like to enroll after online registration has closed, please call 214-768-2273 or write to smu.summer@smu.edu.
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Name
Pre-College Test Prep Courses
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Section Title
Financial Acumen & Budgeting (Grades 10-12) 
Type
Workshop
Days
W
Time
9:30AM to 2:00PM
Dates
Jul 10, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
4.0
Location
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $89.00 Click here to get more information
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Section Notes

Please Note: This workshop is for rising 10 - 12 grade students.


Register early to secure your spot, using the CAPE student portal. Please be aware that insufficient enrollment may cause course cancellation.
If you need registration assistance or would like to enroll after online registration has closed, please call 214-768-2273 or contact smu.summer@smu.edu.


In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a portfolio and plan for living on a student budget. Financial responsibility and cost-effective ways to avoid college debt will be addressed in the morning hours. Setting up a professional portfolio as a crucial step towards college and career development is the afternoon focus. 

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