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BLANCA HERNANDEZ: UC Santa Cruz C/O 2011 Blanca graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 2011, earning her Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology. She is currently on track to enroll in graduate school for Public Health in Germany. What was the biggest challenge you faced when transitioning from high school classes

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College Readiness: The Importance of Preparing For College While in High School

Reality Changers has a history of helping underserved San Diego-area youth realize their college dreams. But much of our success would be impossible without our targeted initiatives and programs that help students with their college preparation. You must make sure you are making the right decision regarding your future, financially

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Featured Student: Melissa Sanchez

Melissa’s nickname is Guerrera (Spanish word for warrior). Her 11th grade English teacher gave it to her, and it stuck. Melissa attends Point Loma High. She has been accepted to Cal Poly Pomona, Chico State, Grand Canyon University, Northern Arizona University, SDSU, and UC Merced. Though she is still waiting

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UCSD’s Academic Connections

This summer, over 80 Reality Changers students earned $3,500 scholarships to participate in UCSD’s Academic Connections, a three-week program where students live on campus and take a real college course. There are over 20 different courses, including Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Photo Essay: Seeing

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PBS’ “The Graduates” features RC Grad

The Graduates is a “two-part, bilingual documentary explores pressing issues in education today through the eyes of six Latino and Latina adolescents from across the United States, offering first-hand perspectives on the barriers they have to overcome in order to make their dreams come true” (itvs.org). The documentary features one

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