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L.A. County Students Can Apply for California Credit Union Scholarship
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L.A. County Students Can Apply for California Credit Union Scholarship

California Credit Union invites college-bound students in Los Angeles County to apply for its 2021 College Scholarship Program. Through the program, the credit union provides $20,000 in scholarships annually to recognize Southern California students who are motivated in their academic studies and active in their schools and communities. “We realize that managing the costs of…

Opportunities for Latino Students to Connect with Schools at Virtual Latino College Expo
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Opportunities for Latino Students to Connect with Schools at Virtual Latino College Expo

National College Resources Foundation will host its 7th annual Latino College Expo live virtually on Sept. 25th, 2020 from 1-4 p.m. PST on Hopin. The Latino College Expo gives students the opportunity to gain access to colleges, highlighting Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), and other educational programs. It also is a celebration of “Hispanic Heritage Month.” The expo provides…

Graduates, How Would You like to Pay for That Education?
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Graduates, How Would You like to Pay for That Education?

By Terry Miller As we celebrate those who graduate this year, we are flummoxed by the out of control—the ridiculous—cost of higher education, or any education for that matter. Last week beaming graduates at Moorhouse college were shocked when Robert Smith, a billionaire investor and philanthropist, announced his family was setting up a grant to wipe out…

John Muir High School to Host Open House and College Fair
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John Muir High School to Host Open House and College Fair

John Muir High School, Early College Magnet opens its house to students and parents interested in enrolling or looking into college options. The programs offered include three college and career academies: -Arts, Entertainment and Media. -Business and Entrepreneurship. -Engineering and Environmental Science. This four-year program collaborates with Pasadena City College. Units are transferrable to college…

September College Search Guide
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September College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz September is usually still warm even as it marks the beginning of the fall season and, for decades, it meant the opening of a brand-new school year.  But slowly, the start of the school year began to inch earlier; in some districts, students were on campus the…

July College Search Guide
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July College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz It’s the middle of summer and temperatures are soaring in the triple digits. I hope you and your children are finding fun ways to beat the heat. Summer was traditionally when teen-agers found jobs flipping burgers at fast food joints, cashiering at retail stores, or working as…

June College Search Guide
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June College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz June typically marks the end of another school year.  In my days, the onset of summer meant taking a break from the harried pace of schoolwork, extra-curricular activities, and academic clubs events.  But increased competition to gain admission to very selective universities has forced teens to fill…

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