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February College Search Guide
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February College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz  After several years of drought and rainless months, we’re finally getting much drenching which may be affecting your family schedule. Maybe some sports events are being postponed or canceled and getting your children to all their after-school activities could be taking longer than usual. But don’t stress…

2019 Scholarships Available to Eligible Local National Panhellenic Scholars
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2019 Scholarships Available to Eligible Local National Panhellenic Scholars

Applications are now available for the San Gabriel Valley Alumnae Panhellenic Association’s (SGVAPA) scholarships. The SGVAPA is affiliated with the National Panhellenic Conference and seeks to nurture healthy fraternity and sorority communities. Scholarships are available for outstanding sorority women who are permanent residents or reside in the San Gabriel Valley. The scholarship amount is a…

Local Students Can Apply for a $1K Scholarship
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Local Students Can Apply for a $1K Scholarship

California Credit Union now accepting applications California Credit Union invites college-bound students in Los Angeles County to submit an application in its annual College Scholarship Program. Through the program, California Credit Union provides $20,000 in scholarships to recognize students who are motivated in their academic studies, active in their schools and communities, giving back to…

January College Search Guide
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January College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz Happy New Year! By this time, winter break is over and students are heading back to school I hope your children got the opportunity to de-stress and refresh, enjoyed time away from school, and just delighted in being teenagers. The years between middle and high school aren’t…

December College Search Guide
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December College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz We finally got measurable rain, which is a blessing in drought-ridden Southern California. We’re beginning to feel the Southland version of winter with cooler temperatures in the morning and at night. Christmas tree lots beckon with fragrant firs and mall stores entice with all kinds of sales…

November College Search Guide
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November College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz FRESHMAN As we slowly ease further into the school year, I hope your children have also fully settled in as high-schoolers. Encourage your children to focus on their studies and to make use of all the resources available at their school to accomplish all the work required…

Addressing Anxiety and Depression on Campus
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Addressing Anxiety and Depression on Campus

By May S. Ruiz In an article which published last April in Time magazine, Katie Reilly reported that record numbers of college students are seeking treatment for anxiety and depression, and schools can’t keep up. She further described that when UCLA offered, for the first time, all incoming students a free online screening for depression,…

Young Adults With Special Needs Plan for the Future in Pasadena
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Young Adults With Special Needs Plan for the Future in Pasadena

Frostig Center hosts Transition Fair Teenagers and young adults with special needs and their families are invited to attend The Frostig Center’s annual Transition Fair and connect with two dozen agencies that can help with college, career and independent living. The event will be held at The Frostig Center on Friday, Oct. 19 from 1…

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