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Archive for November, 2015

National College Application Month

Last month, President Obama issued a presidential proclamation: November would be National College Application Month. The president asked that all Americans—including public officials, educators, parents and students—observe this month and encourage more of our youth to follow paths to higher education.

Arizona itself has more than 80,000 students in their senior year of high school. And as many of them think about applying to college they are hopeful for their futures—futures that include a college certificate or degree.

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Where Are They Now – Salvador Macias

Graduation hasn’t stopped Salvador Macias; it’s empowered him.

“As a first generation student, I always thought about going to college as this dream,” Macias said. “But when you finally get there, you realize that your dreams and goals don’t end there. You have to think about where you’re going next, and how you can continue to grow.”

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