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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...
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    College Democrats Endorse Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez for U.S Senate

    Orange, CA – Last week, the College Democrats of University of California Irvine, College Democrats of Cal State University Fullerton, and the College Democrats of Orange Coast Community College voted to endorse Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez for United States Senate, joining UC Merced College Democrats, Orange County Young Democrats, and...
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    5 Questions to Ask Before Postponing Student Loan

    Lisa Rhodes Department of Education – Office of Federal Student Aid. If you’re having difficulty repaying your federal student loans, then you might want to consider a deferment or forbearance. These two temporary solutions allow you to stop making or, in some instances, to lower your monthly federal student...