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2019 Scholarships Available to Eligible Local National Panhellenic Scholars
Education

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…

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…

Have You Applied to the $1.2 Million Edison Scholarship Program?
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Have You Applied to the $1.2 Million Edison Scholarship Program?

High school seniors who dream of making a difference in the world through STEM studies are invited to apply to Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program. The parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE) is awarding $40,000 scholarships, paid over four years, to 30 high school students planning to major in science, technology, engineering or…

Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay Is Not Enough
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Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay Is Not Enough

By Lucy Benton, Guest Contributor Of course, your college application essay is not enough to get accepted. Just look at Harvard’s 2018 admission statistics: out of 39,506 applicants, only 2,000 got accepted. Clearly, not only your application essay is at play here. College admission is a holistic process that involves a lot more than meets…

Arcadia and Pasadena High School Students Selected as Scholarship Semi-Finalists
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Arcadia and Pasadena High School Students Selected as Scholarship Semi-Finalists

The National Merit Scholarship Program announced approximately 16,000 high school semi-finalists yesterday, with 40 of them coming from the Arcadia and Pasadena school districts. The Arcadia school district has 23 semi-finalists coming from Arcadia High School. The remaining 17 semi-finalists are from the Pasadena school district: one from La Salle High School, two from Maranatha…

California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley Wins 2018 New and Emerging School Award
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California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley Wins 2018 New and Emerging School Award

California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley in Duarte wins the Arts Schools Network (ASN) 2018 New and Emerging School Award. ASN, the nation’s largest professional membership organization of specialized arts schools, presents this award to a promising young school in its first three years of development that exemplifies solid planning and well-defined goals, and…

Is a Four-Year Degree Worth the Investment?
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Is a Four-Year Degree Worth the Investment?

By May S. Ruiz The National Center for Education Statistics estimates that colleges and universities will award 1.9 million Bachelor’s degrees this month. And the graduation season is a timely opportunity to make an assessment of how much it costs to get a four-year degree, what it means to have one, and what good it…

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