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Changing the Perception – Indirectly

Changing the Perception – Indirectly

Noor Haddad, College Counselor Collegewise I’ve been struggling with the question – what’s your dream? Ever since I read Nikki’s blog post and was inspired and humbled by it, I have been thinking about the question on a daily basis...
Rice Farming, American Dream, and Other Thoughts

Rice Farming, American Dream, and Other Thoughts

By Heaja Kim, Independent College Admissions Consultant, KKM College Consulting   A couple of years ago, I read about an interesting study that attributed the difference in how peoples of the East and the West think to the labor requirements...
Presidential Pontifications

Presidential Pontifications

By Ed Devine White House Reach Higher Initiative – California Style Unprecedented Partnership Will Drive the Mission First Lady, Michelle Obama, created the Reach Higher Initiative to encourage every student in America to take charge of their post-secondary education...
Admission Leaders in Action: Valerie Bordeaux

Admission Leaders in Action: Valerie Bordeaux

By Curtis Morisaki The Journey McCloud, California may not be a highly populated place but it’s the hometown of a higher education and social justice trailblazer. Valerie Bordeaux, Director of University Outreach and School Relations at California State University,...
DEA Inclusion: Unwelcome on a College Campus

DEA Inclusion: Unwelcome on a College Campus

Guest blog by Laura Holguin, M.A., P.P.S., counselor at Leadership Public Schools: Hayward “What is it that you are looking for in a college?” a question I often ask students on a daily basis. Their responses vary: a specific major …