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College Connect Goes To Work

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in College Connect

College Connect Goes To Work

On April 23, three College Connect students participated in Take a Kid to Work Day. It is an invaluable experience to see first-hand how companies that you are interested in run and operate on a day-to-day basis. Our students went to two different companies this year. First, Jeremy and Kevin enjoyed their day at Carbon Lighthouse. This is a company in real estate that strives to reduce energy waste. Jeremy and Kevin got to meet with engineers,...

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Social Struggles

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in News

Social Struggles

Starting up the spring school semester/quarter blog posts is Gavin. Hear what he has to say about adjusting socially at a big college. Hello, everyone! My name is Gavin and I’m a second year student at the University of California Berkeley. Today I’m going to share my biggest challenge being here at Cal and what I’ve learned from it. I came into Cal last year as a spring admit, which meant I had to start one semester later than everyone else....

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Parent Leaders Raise Money to Go Camping

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Parent Partners

Parent Leaders Raise Money to Go Camping

This month our Parent Leaders are selling raffle tickets to raise money for the end of the year Parent Leadership Team camping trip to the Presidio. The raffle has some great prizes this year, including a family season pass for San Francisco’s Exploratorium, $50 gift card, and two one time passes to the Exploratorium. With a goal of selling $300 worth of raffle tickets, Parent Leaders are competing for an added incentive: a pair of movie...

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Studying Abroad!

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in College Connect

Studying Abroad!

This week Denise is here to share her experience studying abroad! How exciting! If you have ever thought about studying abroad, and even if you haven’t, learn about the places she has visited and the things she has done while in other countries. Hi! It’s Denise again! I am a part of Cohort 3 in College Connect and I am writing about my study abroad experience to encourage College Connect Students to study abroad! I am studying abroad in...

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Promoting a Healthy College Lifestyle. Dieting, Exercising, and Sleeping

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in News

Promoting a Healthy College Lifestyle. Dieting, Exercising, and Sleeping

Karina has written another blog for you all today marking her FOURTH since the start of the semester! If you’re having trouble staying healthy in college, listen to what Karina has to say! Hi everyone! This week I will be talking about maintaining a healthy lifestyle in college. I’ll be talking about diet, exercise and sleep. I know we are talking about college here; it’s the place where you have the freedom to do whatever you want...

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