college

  • Report: College is Worth the Cost, But Planning is Key

    StatePoint Despite rising college costs, a clear majority of families believe higher education is well-worth the investment, and most students and parents are willing to stretch themselves financially to make it happen, according to a new study. The national study from Sallie Mae and Ipsos, “How America Values College...
  • BBB is Helping Keep College Students Safe from Identity Theft

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Going off to college is one of the biggest steps in a person’s life. It not only symbolizes higher learning, but it also represents independence and freedom that comes with being a young adult. Moreover, college students soon realize that there are...
  • Mission College ofrece preparación de carrera

    Mission College ¿Quieres ganar más dinero en tu profesión actual o tal vez empezar una nueva? ¿Quieres asistir a la universidad mientras continúas desempeñándote en tu empleo actual? ¿Tienes dudas acerca de cómo inscribirte o te preocupa tener que completar papeleo? Buenas noticias, ¡Mission College tiene la solución para...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...