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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

By on July 13, 2016 in Events

Learn more about your options. Check out the education, college and career events taking place in Santa Cruz County and the Bay Area.     Colleges That Change Lives – College Fair & Information Sessions Santa Clara Marriott 2700 Mission College Boulevard, Santa Clara Monday Aug 1, 2916: 7:00 PM Cabrillo College and Career Night Cabrillo […]

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College Visit Highlights

Marquette University

Marquette University

By on June 17, 2014 in College Visit Highlights

Why would a Californian go to college in Milwaukee, Wisconsin? One good reason is Marquette University’s ABET accredited biomedical engineering program, which combines a Jesuit core of common studies with a hands-on, multidisciplinary, biomedical engineering program. And by the way, they also have a brand new engineering building. The Jesuit Model Jesuit universities encourage inquiry, […]

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All Things Nursing

RN Programs – Understand Your Options

RN Programs – Understand Your Options

By on June 28, 2015 in All Things Nursing

There are so many different types of RN pre-licensure programs. It can be just plain confusing.  But understanding what the options are, along with the pros and cons of each one, is one of the first steps to take when researching nursing programs. I hope this entry will help you decide which one will be […]

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Paying for College

Understanding WUE Scholarships

Understanding WUE Scholarships

The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is a great option for many students.  However, it is critical that  parents and students become well informed about both the benefits and drawbacks of the WUE scholarship program.  In an effort to assist you in evaluating the Western Undergraduate Exchange option,  I have put together a few questions based […]

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College Applications

Common Application 2016-2017 Prompts

Common Application 2016-2017 Prompts

By on February 1, 2016 in College Applications

The Common Application has announced that they will be using the 2015-2016 prompts for the  2016-2017  application year.  The Common Application chose to keep the same prompts, to allow the colleges  two year to evaluate the effectiveness of the prompts.   However, it  is also great news for students who want to get a jump-start on their essays. […]

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