College process has its ups and downs for first-generation students

June 4, 2016

For the past several weeks, members of the class of 2016 have anxiously opened emails with subject lines such as “Your Admissions Decision” or “Decision Now Available.” Juniors, on the other hand,...

College counselors are center stage as college admissions decisions approach

Urban's college counselors, Susan Lee and Lauren Gersick, work in their office on the first floor.
March 3, 2014

In one month most Urban seniors will receive their college admissions letters.  Where they get in depends on their grades, test scores, extracurriculars, family legacy, and who was helping them — specifically,...

University of California tuition hikes provoke concern, outrage

October 19, 2011

As public universities all across the nation begin classes for the 2011-12 school year, the University of California system faces financial challenges of epic proportions. On July 27, in a letter addressed...

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