App helps undocumented students find scholarships

October 5, 2018

By Alex Avila Undocumented immigrants have the opportunity to obtain scholarships with an app that recommends different scholarships available to students who cannot pay for college easily. DREAMer’s Roadmap is an app dedicated to provide information and lead undocumented students to getting scholarships and not be discouraged to attend college. The app was founded by Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca who was also an undocumented student and had trouble finding ways to…

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How to manage weight gain or loss

By Adriana Mancilla After graduating high school,” many students” experience “what is called” the “Freshman 15,” a weight gain issue. But some students can gain more than 15 pounds or lose weight. In an article written by Julie Janeway and Haleigh Mistry titled, “Preventing the Freshman 5, 10, 15, 40,”  the Obesity Action Coalition organization website mentions tips to prevent this issue for most college students. The article argues that…

December 3, 2017
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ELAC recognized by Achieving the Dream

By Jane Fernandez East Los Angeles College is one of 16 community colleges recognized by Achieving the Dream as a leader institution for the 2014 year. Achieving the Dream is a network aimed to help community college students increase their success. The network of more than 200 participating colleges across the country share a commitment to use data and past program outcomes to determine which activities, services and courses are the most helpful…

October 27, 2014
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Volunteering helps earn acceptance

By Brenda Diaz Acceptance to a four-year university is harder now than it has ever been. One very important factor of acceptance to a university is getting involved in extracurricular activities. Extracurricular activities are important to admissions officers because they give students an opportunity to showcase their personalities, uniqueness and how they spend their time off campus. Volunteering is one of the easiest ways of improving your chances of being…

May 7, 2014
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