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This holiday season send “Thank you” in a box. If you’ve ever been away from home for long periods of time, you can relate to the thousands of US troops deployed overseas. To hold their loved ones close, to have their favorite flavor toothpaste or even read their favorite magazine are all basic things most [...]
You can change the course of history through education!
Are you a fifteen-year-old fashion lover dreaming of working in the industry and looking for a fashion guru to guide you? Well, simmer down because there is a free organization, Latina Fashionista, dedicated to help teens with aspirations such as yours. Only five minutes into a conversation with Roseanna Garcia it is clear that fashion [...]
Keep your native language and invest in the future of the Latino community.
In 40 out of 50 states, reaching quince años means more than just celebrating your Quinceañera. You’ve reached the legal age to obtain your permit to learn how to drive. Part of becoming a woman is making wise choices that keep you and everyone around you safe and happy, and when you become another driver [...]
Tech-savvy teens have a new way to prepare for the ACT. The new app is called “ACTStudent” and is now available at the App Store free of charge. Preparing for the ACT and finding out your score is now right at your fingertips. ACT, Inc., an educational leader in innovative solutions, has released its [...]
The CAP Summer Arts Program (CAPSA) is a free, three week-long intensive summer arts program for experienced young artists entering grades 10, 11, 12 or graduating high school in June 2011. This wonderful program is now accepting applications for the 2011 CAP Summer Arts Program (CAPSA) and is aimed for young artists interested in further [...]
Icanaffordcollege.com is one of the resources that can be of great use as you pursue a higher education. Sponsored by the California Community Colleges, the “I Can Afford College” campaign is a statewide, financial aid awareness initiative that educates students that financial aid is available year-round at California’s community colleges. Here’s some information that Icanaffordcollege.com [...]
Without a doubt, turning fifteen years old marks the beginning of an overwhelming phase. New emotions and responsibilities come with age and you are considered within the circle of adults. It is not early to start worrying about your future studies, in the end, is the next step to becoming a full career woman. My [...]
The lack of funds is not an excuse for not going to school.
For many Hispanic families moving out of the house before marriage is not an option. The cultural traditions of our countries are shown on a daily basis. At 15 years old, the thought of moving out of the house in a few short years might seem a little terrifying. The love and passion we feel [...]
Registration is now open for the February 12, 2011 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before January 7, 2011. ACT scores are accepted by all four-year colleges and universities across the United States. How does it work? The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement exam. It [...]
Each year many undocumented immigrant students graduate from U.S. high schools. Because of their status, they are denied the right to access student loans, financial aid, and scholarships. In spite of tremendous financial barriers, many still pursue higher education. Today at 2:15pm, the Senate will vote on the Motion to Proceed on the DREAM Act, [...]
Leticia Chacon is Mexican, born in Mexico City. It is also a chemical engineer, but mostly it’s a wine expert and a Mexican woman who was able to set the course to a demanding career and very few women have followed: Winemaker. In other words mean someone who specializes in the production and appreciation of wines. [...]
CLEP exams are popular with students who are fluent in Spanish, military service members looking to take advantage of military education benefits, or students who have decided to go back to college. Getting college credit through CLEP® exams Gabriel Hernández is fresh out of high school, and already he’s hustling to get the most [...]
Summer is a perfect time for students to build their academic skills and set up a college planning schedule. Renée Gernand, director of College Planning Services at the College Board, advises, “If you work together as a family, by the time the senior year of high school rolls around, you’ll be on track to graduate [...]
You’re still in time to avoid being part of the large number of Latino students who fail to enter college because they did not apply for financial aid, partly due to a lack of a basic understanding of the process. Low and moderate-income students lack the advice that could bring them into the U.S. workforce. [...]
There are many different chef positions in larger hotels, restaurants and eateries. In a professional kitchen, a pastry chef is the top person in the dessert section. Each should be highly trained and able to create dessert recipes, pastries and many other baked goods. Christine Martinez is an L.A. native of Mexican- American descent [...]
The last SAT test for this academic school year will be given on June 5. It is the right time for parents to pass along some helpful tips, provide support, and help their children take advantage of the time left to prepare for the exam. These tests are among the most important a student will [...]
It’s never too early to have conversations about the future with your teens, especially if you want your children to make the most of their college education and zero in on a field that is lucrative and interesting to them. With careful planning they can be both successful and happy. Dr. Marina Claudio majored in [...]
In over 10,000 schools across the country, students are taking Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) classes. AP courses allow your child to take college-level courses while still in high school, and if your child passes the AP Exam, he or she actually receives college credits… which can be a great way for them to save time [...]
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As you plan for your big Quince bash, you’ve surely begun to give some thought to your own future. So far, you’ve enjoyed nearly fifteen years under the close guidance of family, friends and educational systems, whose rules you’ve had to follow. As you come of age, you’ll soon realize that some rules were meant to [...]
Gaining admission into the college of your dreams requires plenty of preparation and smart planning. Now that the winter holidays are behind us it’s a great time to start thinking about how you can spring ahead of the competition and have an impressive curriculum by the time you’re ready to apply. Stay Focused It’s a [...]
Now that the Holidays are officially behind us, there’s no excuse for you to keep putting off registering for practice college entrance exams. Although these tests vary by state and school, the two most popular exams are the SAT and the ACT…. And lucky for you, there’s still time to register! Read below for helpful [...]
It’s never been more important than now to invest in a college education. Over a professional lifespan, the average employee with a four-year college degree earns above 60 percent more than a counterpart who has only earned a high school diploma. Before investing in something so important, you want to make certain that it’s worth [...]
If you’re looking to contribute some cash to your quince fiesta, or if you’re in desperate need of some cash but don’t have the time, or the age, to get a “normal” part-time job, consider these quick, age-appropriate ways of getting some green in your pocket. Make a profit from your hobby You’re good at [...]
Most of us know that April 15 is an important date when it comes to declaring taxes. For families that plan on applying for financial aid for college, there is another important date to remember. January is the month in which the FAFSA application to receive federal financial aid becomes available. You can request [...]
At 13 or 14, it’s still very early in the game to make a final choice about the super important decision between community college and a four-year university. However, there are a number of factors that you should begin considering now to ensure that you make an informed decision, and the one that’s right for [...]
Education after twelfth grade is more important than ever. In today’s unstable economy, more education brings more opportunities and greater job stability. Don’t let the myths about the cost of college or the availability of financial aid keep you from reaching your goals. Here are the facts behind the myths. Myth No. 1: All colleges [...]
If the stress from all your Quince party planning is driving you nuts, why not try doing something good for your community? Volunteering and other forms of giving back not only benefits others, but participating in such philanthropic acts is an instant mood lifter because it helps you feel good about yourself. And (as if [...]
Did you know that in the US, only 13% of Hispanics 25 and older have a Bachelor’s degree or higher? Unfortunately, the bad economy has resulted in many cuts to educational funds across the country, which has many Americans finding it even harder to obtain a decent (not to mention affordable!) education. So what can [...]
Helping your child achieve their college dreams can be a real challenge, especially when you, as a parent, could not realize those dreams yourself. Today in age, a higher education is essential for a brighter future and greater success. Therefore, it’s important for parents to be prepared to help their children during this time in [...]
Planning for your future should require just as much of your time as planning for your Quince Have you taken time off from your busy Quince planning to think ahead — and we’re talking WAY ahead, as in, after high school — to consider what your future holds? Relax, you don’t need a crystal ball [...]
Because college entrance requirements vary from school to school, most counselors recommend that all students do lots of reading and writing from 9th – 12th grades. Getting into college is one of the many fun and exciting moments that mark your entry into young adulthood. Although the process is competitive, there are many simple steps [...]
The Wendy’s High School Heisman program, established in 1994, honors annually graduating high school students who excel in athletics, academics, and community service. Wendy’s is currently searching for its next group of students who will receive the Wendy’s High School Heisman prize. Until the first of October 2009, students who are starting 12th grade are [...]
Aaaahhh the end of summer… gone are the lazy, endless days you spent hanging with pals, boy watching at the mall or setting up bonfires at the beach. As summer draws to a close and you prepare to head back to school, there’s one important thing you should keep in mind: Preparing for college entrance [...]
Planning for college can be similar to planning for your Quinceañera: you’ll need to start well in advance; you’ll need to “shop” around for the one that’s a perfect fit for you; and just like with your Quinceañera, the costs for college can potentially soar through the roof. The great thing about college costs, however, [...]
OBJECTIVES To provide financial aid to those who would like to further their career goals and increase their opportunities for advancement in the business community. To provide monetary assistance for education to applicants who demonstrate the need for financial aid. ELIGIBILITY Financial Awards are available to any individual who is employed by a Member in [...]
As you plan and make all the necessary preparations for the ultimate, once-in-a-lifetime Quince bash, it can be easy to lose focus of other important aspects of your life. One critical goal that no smart cookie Quince girl should lose track of is selecting the college that’s right for you, and one great way to [...]
Enter to win a 3 moth scholarship from Patricia Sturla Studios for the Elite course of Acting and Modeling (valued at $1,695) and also receive classes on Photography, Communication and Personal Development. The courses take place on Mondays, Thursdays or Saturdays. If you are the lucky winner you can choose the date that works for [...]
Scholarship Amount $1,000 Eligibility Requirements: •U.S. citizen; •3.0 GPA; •Currently attending full time study in post-secondary education (undergraduate or graduate) •Female Deadline December 24th, 2009. The winner will be notified on December 31st, 2009. Apply Now! http://www.collegescholarships.org/our-scholarships/women.htm This post is also available in: Spanish
Scholarship Amount $1,000 Eligibility Requirements: •U.S. citizen; •3.0 GPA; •Currently attending full-time in post-secondary education (undergraduate or graduate); and For this scholarship, we define ‘minority’ as someone of one of the following ethnicities: •Black •Hispanic •Native American •Pacific Islander Deadline December 24th, 2009. The winner will be notified on December 31st, 2009. Apply Now! http://www.collegescholarships.org/our-scholarships/minority.htm [...]
Program Description The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and General Motors (GM) have partnered to provide financial resources to assist outstanding Latino students pursuing degrees in Engineering and Business. Applicants may be graduating high school seniors or current undergraduates (Freshmen, Sophomore, and Junior). The award amount is $2,500. Eligibility Requirements Be of Hispanic [...]
The American Legacy Foundation, which has sponsored anti-tobacco campaigns such as “The Truth,” offers a $5,000 to $10,000 scholarship to students who are somehow involved in the fight against tobacco. The scholarship, called Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Communications, is for full-time college and university students who are majoring in any of the [...]
Win a Scholarship and a FREE trip to Houston! Winner´s Circle Scholarship Application Apply now! http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/events/woy/scholarship/ *This scholarship is offered by the Hispanic Business magazine at their Entrepreneur of the Year event and it is only for female college students. This post is also available in: Spanish
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), a national organization whose mission is to develop young Hispanic leaders, launched a nationwide campaign to recruit high school, college, and graduate Hispanic students for widely recognized scholarship and leadership development programs. What Each Scholarship Offers Congressional Internship Program: Gives college students the opportunity to work in the United [...]
For students who are about to graduate from high school, the deadline to apply for a scholarship is February 27, 2009. Procter & Gamble announced their $150,000 contribution to the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), a national organization that supports Hispanic college students, to provide scholarships for Hispanic students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) [...]
Today, applying for college is more competitive than ever before. This is due in part to the rising costs of college tuition. As tuition increases, colleges and universities must guarantee students and parents an equal increase in the quality of education. Highly demanding admission requirements are seen as proof that colleges accept only the best [...]
Whether you love to dance or you are terrified of the idea that all eyes will be on you during your dance performance, the fact is that dancing before a large crowd such as that at a Quinceanera can make anyone a little jittery. You have enough to worry about as you plan for your [...]
A lot of teenagers loose interest in their studies and even start to commit misdemeanors and felonies. To solve these problems, Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) counts with the Juvenile Court & Community Schools (JCCS). Rehabilitation as an Objective When a young man is underage and commits a misdemeanor a judge will determine [...]
The decision to attend college is not to be made in one day. It is a process of integration that starts in elementary and matures during high school. High School: Last Chance • It is necessary that the first year of high school the student meets with his counselor and teachers to analyze the classes [...]
Many Hispanic students from southern California will consider September as the higher education goal and will begin to study in junior college or university. In most of the cases these students will be the first in their families to have reached higher education. Due to this university inexperience in Latino families it is necessary that [...]