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The Perspective of Co-teachers

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Extended Day Programs

The Perspective of Co-teachers

This week at the elementary school programs, some of the co-teachers were interviewed about the challenges as well as joys of working with the young students. Many of the co-teachers like to work with the children and enjoy the curiosity they have for life and hunger to try new things. Maria Tec-Poot, co-teacher at Marshall Elementary School, likes working with the children. She enjoys helping the students by getting involved with educational...

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Cohort 8: Meeting the Coaches

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in College Connect

Cohort 8: Meeting the Coaches

The writing workshop for cohort 8 provided students an opportunity to hear from guest speakers about personal statements and the process it takes to craft one that stands out. During the sessions, students and writing coaches had time to meet and get to know one another before starting the journey of writing a personal statement.  Students learned about the realities of writing a personal statement from a college admissions officer as well as a...

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College Admissions Letters

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in College Connect, News

College Admissions Letters

Receiving college admission letters is a scary, but exciting moment. The individual is unsure whether the college or university will accept or deny all of their hard work completed over the past four years. A College Connect senior, Anabell Gimena, described her thoughts as she received admission letters which created a knot of excitement in her stomach. “When I read that I was accepted into a college, I felt as if I was wanted and that I...

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Advice from College by Yesika

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in College Connect

Advice from College by Yesika

Meet Yesika Cruz, a College Connect freshman that is attending City College and will soon be transferring to San Francisco State. We asked her about some of her experiences since she has started college and what advice she would give to incoming students. Question: What is the most valuable experience you’ve had at your school? Answer: The most valuable experience I have had in college was being independent and living on my own. Making my own...

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Advice from College by Joanna

Posted by on Jun 2, 2015 in College Connect

Advice from College by Joanna

Meet College Connect student Joanna Beltrán Girón. She is currently finishing up her second year and University of California Santa Cruz. She is enjoying her time at UCSC as an Intensive Psychology major. Here is some of Joanna’s best advice for incoming students. Question: What is the most valuable experience you’ve had at your school? Answer: The most valuable experience I have had at UCSC has and is building relationships with my professors...

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