Breaking Barriers - events and workshops

Events and Workshops

Adulting 101 Series  Additional Programming

image of health insurance card, piggy bank, car, money, briefcase, credit cards, coins, contract and books. All items represent what it means to become an adult

Adulting 101 Workshop Series

What does it mean to become an adult? What does life look like outside of college? Starting out on your own can be scary and is not always easy, but you are not alone! Through our Adulting 101 Workshop series, we go over how to navigate important milestones each of us experiences as we become older such as understanding health insurance, credit scores and credit cards, job benefits, and more.

Workshops are offered every semester on Bryn Mawr's campus with the option to join us over zoom! A copy of the PowerPoint presentation and handout for all sessions are available for anyone interested in learning more.

Spring 2023 Schedule

Workshops are open to all Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College and, Swarthmore College (Tri-Co) students.

Breaking Barriers - Graduate School

Graduate School Workshop

Learn more to determine whether or not to pursue a graduate degree. Discuss financial planning by understanding the fees and expenses when applying and getting settled.

Session Dates
February 13, 2023

Breaking Barriers - Credit

What is Credit? Why Is it important?

Learn more on types of credit, what is credit used for, how to build credit and, understanding credit scores and reports.

Session Dates
January 31, 2023

Breaking Barriers - Car

Becoming a Car Owner

An overview on ways to get a car, out-of-pocket fees, paperwork, and car insurance!

Session Dates
February 20, 2023
March 28, 2023

Breaking Barriers - Financial

Federal Loan Repayment Plans Workshop

Learn how repayment works by going over the plan options available, familiarize yourself with key terms and discuss the latest updates on Biden's Student Loan Forgiveness plan.

Session Dates
February 23, 2023

Breaking Barriers - Health

Health Insurance 101 Workshop

A general overview on how U.S. Health insurance works, go over key terms and use a real-life example on how to determine the best health insurance option for you.

Session Dates
February 7, 2023
March 20, 2023

Breaking Barriers - Apartment

Apartment Search 101

A general overview on how to get an apartment, learn how much to save up for move-in and other fees and what to look out for when touring an apartment.

Session Dates
February 8, 2023
March 21, 2023
March 23, 2023

Breaking Barriers - Job Benefits

Understanding Job Benefits

Learn more about the four general categories offered in a “benefits package” – medical, paid time off, insurance and retirement.

Session Dates
February 1, 2023

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