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New students gather for the 10th annual Student Success Conference

Heder Casas December 2, 2015

Students coming back from a long period off school or fresh from high school full of questions and concerns gathered at Harry West Gym on Nov. 20 for the 10th Student Success Conference, presented by...

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Academic Skills workshops available for students

Kitzia Rodelo December 2, 2015

If you're interested in finding a way to sharpen your academic skills and help during the spring semester, stop by the Academic Skills Workshops at City College. A series of diverse workshops will be offered...

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Perspective: Surviving on a student budget

Destiny Ortiz November 24, 2015

The next exam is the least of a student’s worries as other components of their lives become prominent like paying the monthly phone bill or rent. Sometimes what may seem like the cheapest option...

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Study Hours: A tale of a two-year transfer

Katherine Salindayao-White November 10, 2015

As a senior in high school, counselors and teachers repeatedly tell you that you can easily transfer from community college to a university in two years. Sitting down at my first appointment with a City...

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Concurrent enrollment bill signed into law

Lauren J. Mapp October 27, 2015

Trustee Bernie Rhinerson announced that Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 288 for Concurrent Enrollment during the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees meeting at San Diego Mesa College...

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Pro: cancelling classes is nothing personal, it’s just business

Denise White October 27, 2015

As the new school semester began, students looked forward to getting the classes they needed to transfer to a four-year university. Unfortunately, it appeared that many major and general education classes...

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Study Hours: Lost in the sea of college life

Destiny Ortiz October 27, 2015

Starting school a semester later than my classmates from high school wasn't my ideal way to begin college. But being only one of the second generation in my family who did go to college put a lot of pressure...

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A San Diego City College student walks into the counseling center, located in A-110, on Sept. 24. The counseling center offers to help students achieve their educational needs to help them prepare for graduation and transferring to a four-year university. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

The right Ed Plan to guide your future

Destiny Ortiz September 29, 2015

The semester has just begun at San Diego City College and classes are well underway. The counseling office and several programs on campus are flooding with students trying to figure out what classes to...

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Study Hours: Comparing learning curves between university and community college

Laura Sanchez March 24, 2015

No one ever said it would get better; no one ever tells you it’ll be all right. After that first semester in high school ended, anxiety and fear kicked in full gear. I just wanted to graduate and...

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Bachelor’s degrees may become a possibility at City

Phoenix Webb October 14, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill-850 Sept. 29, a bill that will allow two year public colleges to offer students the chance to obtain baccalaureates — or bachelor's degrees.“This is landmark...

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