East Los Angeles College president helps start college prep program

By Jade Inglada After months of planning, East Los Angeles College President Marvin Martinez and partner administrators have launched the “GO East LA: A Pathway for College and Career Success” program. “GO (Great Outcomes) East LA” is an initiative created for students’ long-term success, starting from when they are children until they graduate high school. The purpose is to create more college-ready students. Students that complete the program will be…

June 1, 2014

Transferring to a four-year university is not so easy

By Mariah Palmer, Contributing WriterMany high school students believe it is an easy process to enroll into a community college and transfer within two years. This goal, that many students set, is slowly changing. High school graduates who want to earn a degree have two options, attend a university (if accepted) or attend a local community college. Those students who decide to attend a community college are put on a two-year…

November 28, 2012

Avoid transferring problems

  By Cristina Galvan   With college admission deadlines around the corner, students should be aware of the different requirements. Most classes offered at East Los Angeles College are transferable to the Cal State Universities and colleges of California, and by completing certain coursework such as the intersegmental general education transfer curriculum, (IGETC), students fulfill the general requirements for these schools. Many of these schools have different requirements and different…

October 10, 2012