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Education through CCR

FARRAH LUU Staff Writer In today’s society, students are expected to be fully prepared for college and career life right out from high school. For students to be ready, they have to study hard and have an extensive curriculum. In addition to having a strong work ethic, students should also …

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College Fair Helps Students Become College Aware

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer On Oct. 16, the seventh Annual District College Fair was held at San Gabriel High School between 6-8 p.m. While the fair was held at SGHS, it was hosted by AHS. The intention of the college fair was to inform high school students about the variety …

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NO ‘HO’LDING BACK: The Worth of a Letter

ELTON HO Copy Editor The constant pressures of school often drain students of motivation. Flooded with plenty of work but little incentive to complete it, students may wonder: what is the purpose of all that effort? One problem lies in what students are led to believe education is for. It …

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College Textbooks Burning Holes in Students’ Pockets

FARRAH LUU Staff Writer The cost of new college textbooks has risen 82 percent since 2002, costing $175 on average, according to the LA Times. However, it is not just one textbook being purchased, but multiple depending on the number of classes a student is taking. The national average for …

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When in College, Do as the Upperclassmen Do

JANET GUAN Copy Editor After the college acceptances, rejections and changes of path, most high school graduates will begin to prepare for their first steps of adulthood. Many will begin to pack their belongings as they get ready to move from what they have called home. Bringing the basic necessities, …

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MOOR vs. MOOR: In-State or Out-of-State Colleges?

In-State SUSANNA AIGA Opinions Editor A new measure of freedom is expected as we enter adulthood, but sometimes these possibilities and the pressure to choose wisely can overwhelm us. Choosing to attend an in-state or out-of-state college for the next four years is an especially difficult decision to make. Although …

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The Choice of a Lifetime

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer “I want to be a doctor! Actually, I want this major now and this job!” College graduates are commonly indecisive about their job choices and desire several different ones. Getting a degree is hard enough, but how hard is it to get a job afterwards? According …

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Test Your Collegial Knowledge

JADE LIEU Staff Writer True or False: 35% of recent college graduates are the first in their family to earn a bachelor’s degree. (False) (20%) Which is the most popular college major? A. Psychology B. Business C. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics D. Nursing (B.) Did you know? A bachelor’s …

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Degrees for Dollars

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer In the past decade, the U.S. unemployment rates have risen to their highest level since the recession of the 1980’s with an unemployment rate of 10.1 percent in Oct. 2009. As of February the current unemployment rate is 6.7 percent and slowly declining, but what caused …

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Are You Smarter Than A College Student?

JENNY LEE Features Editor Every child in present-day times is expected to attend college. Failing high school simply means going to community college. However, college is no cheap road and sometimes, students graduate college and obtain jobs that are irrelevant to their area of study. As students with a degree …

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