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Becas and Scholarships

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in News

Becas and Scholarships

Joanna will be keeping our blog posts rolling with the second one of the school year. She will be talking about one of our favorite topics: Scholarships! Read more to find out how to snag yourself some scholarships! Becas! Scholarships! Hello everyone. I’m Joanna Beltran Girón an incoming second year at UC Santa Cruz. I am going to talk about my experiences with scholarships and offer some insight. In high school I did not think it was a big...

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College Connect Visits Mission High School

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in College Connect

College Connect Visits Mission High School

On Monday September 15, 2014 Mission High School held their 1st Annual Historical Black College/University (HBCU) Fair Expo. Mission High School asked us to attend the event, giving us the opportunity to recruit for the next the Cohort. So we set up shop in the hallway leading to the cafeteria displaying posters, pamphlets, and giving students the opportunity to get to know us and get in contact with us. The Staff and Faculty of MHS were...

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Nursing My Passion

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in News

Nursing My Passion

Karina has the honors of posting the first College Connect blog entry for the new school year! Read about her journey and any tips she may have! Hi everyone! My name is Karina Belberska and I am apart of the second cohort of College Connect :). I am currently doing an extra semester at Colby-Sawyer College which is in New Hampshire, thus making me a super-senior. I majored in public health and I was on the premedical track up until last year. I...

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Back to School Picnic with College Connect

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in College Connect

Back to School Picnic with College Connect

On Friday August 18th College Connect celebrated the start of a new school year with our annual Back to School picnic.  The purpose of the picnic is to connect College Connect students and their families. This year, the focus of the event was solidarity, healing and sharing of narratives. The day started with lunch and sharing foods representative of the different countries our students represent.  The picnic was a potluck, and students brought...

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Meet Cohort 7: Maurice

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in College Connect

Meet Cohort 7: Maurice

Maurice Finely Jr. was born and raised in the midst of the hustle and bustle of San Francisco. He attends Mission High School and enjoys spending time with his friends, shopping, dirt biking, and playing football. This summer he is working with Friends of The Urban Forest, planting trees and taking care of the side walk gardens to keep San Francisco beautiful and healthy. He has always found math interesting and would like to study...

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