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  • Los latinos de Nuevo México están yendo a la universidad en proporciones récord, pero sin ganar los mismos salarios que los blancos o los negros de los Estados Unidos, de acuerdo a un reporte reciente. Photo Credit: nnmc.edu

    Evasivo Diploma de College impide poder de ganar dinero a los latinos

    Roz Brown/Alfonso López-Collada, Public News Service ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. – Más y más latinos están yendo a college, pero no están logrando su diploma ni ganar salarios al mismo nivel que otros estadounidenses, de acuerdo a una investigación reciente. La tasa de deserción de latinos de Nuevo México en...
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    Financial Aid Season for College Students is Here: What to Know

    StatePoint It’s not only football season. For current and incoming college students, it’s financial aid season, too, and that means completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA should be the first step families take in the planning-for-college process; it’s used by schools to put together...
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    Llegan olas de latinos de CA a College pero las tasas de graduación se retrasan

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – La cantidad de latinos en universidades de California esta floreciendo – pero sus indices de graduacion siguen lejos de otros grupos, de acuerdo a un reporte reciente. Investigadores de la Universidad Georgetown encontraron que el 12 por ciento de latinos tiene...
  • A new report finds that lower college graduation rates lead to lower pay in the workforce, as Latinos have the lowest median earnings of all groups in California. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Calif. Latinos Surge Into College, But Graduation Rates Lag

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The number of Latinos in college in California is surging, but their graduation rates are still far behind other groups, according to a new report. Researchers at Georgetown University found that 12 percent of Latinos have a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to...
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    Mission College and Notre Dame de Namur Partner on 4-Year Degree

    Santa Clara, Calif.—Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) and Mission College announced on Wednesday August 2nd  that they are launching a new bachelor’s degree program in Business Administration on the campus of Mission College, a community college in Santa Clara, California. “NDNU’s new bachelor’s in Business Administration at Mission...
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    How Two Local Teens Became College-Ready

    Three tips for choosing the right high school Special to El Observador When choosing a high school, there are many factors to consider. Among the biggest consideration for many is whether a school will help prepare each student for college. Looking at the class of 2016, about 55 percent...
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    Which College Is Right for You? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

    Jonathan Goodsell U.S. Department of Education “So, where are you going to school next year?” Sometimes it feels like this is the only question people ask you. Maybe you’ve been dreaming about a certain university, or maybe you have no idea what you even want to do with your...
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    EDUCATION: CAN IT EVER BE FREE?

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR The Trump Administration nominated Betsy DeVos, who was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Secretary of Education. She will advocate privatization of a public education system which has trained many generations of American citizens. More charter schools will be proposed to permit ‘cherry picking’ of...
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    Tips to Land a College Scholarship

    StatePoint If you are college-bound or already enrolled, experts say it’s worth investing the time to investigate scholarship opportunities — even if you think you may not be eligible for most opportunities. According to a recent study, more than a third of college costs in the U.S. were covered...