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Find the Right Balance

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in News

Find the Right Balance

Joanna is back again writing her second blog post. She will be sharing her knowledge on time management and what you can do to find balance in college! How to balance school and extracurriculars Time management is always a challenge, especially for those of us who are not used to a quarter system at the university level. A university that runs on a quarter system consists of 9 weeks of classes divided up into fall, winter and spring quarter....

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Importance of Internships

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in News

Importance of Internships

Karina, for the second week in a row, has some things to say about internships! Read what she has to say about her experience of interning at Mission Graduates and what the benefits of interning are.   Hi, everyone. This is Karina Belberska from Colby-Sawyer College. This week I will be talking to you about the importance of internships. There is one very important thing that every college student should keep an eye out for and that is an...

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Celebrating Day of the Dead

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Extended Day Programs

Celebrating Day of the Dead

The second graders at Marshall Elementary were lucky enough to take a field trip on the Wednesday before Halloween and Day of the Dead to go decorate sugar skulls and owls! They were taken to GalerÍa de la Raza on 24th Street in the Mission District. The kids were so excited that they got to take part in a cultural tradition that so many of them are familiar with, and they also loved getting to walk through the city. Galeria de la Raza was...

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Flynn Comes Together

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Extended Day Programs

Flynn Comes Together

A new tradition is brewing at Flynn Elementary—the Thursday All-Program Meeting! Originally designed as a way to set program-wide expectations in the beginning of the year, the APM has blossomed into an opportunity for all of our students to celebrate successes, get excited about field trips and other important events, and to cut loose and have fun! Every APM kicks off with class chants, when each grade level class gets up and performs a song,...

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The Importance of Choosing the Right College

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in News

The Importance of Choosing the Right College

Karina is back again with her second blog post of the semester. She is going to talk about things to consider when choosing the right college. Hi everyone! How do you know you have chosen the right place to educate yourself? This is a question that I asked myself at the very beginning of my college search before I decided to study at Colby-Sawyer College, a small, private, liberal arts college nested in the beautiful small town of New London,...

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