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Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay Is Not Enough
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Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay Is Not Enough

By Lucy Benton, Guest Contributor Of course, your college application essay is not enough to get accepted. Just look at Harvard’s 2018 admission statistics: out of 39,506 applicants, only 2,000 got accepted. Clearly, not only your application essay is at play here. College admission is a holistic process that involves a lot more than meets…

C2 Education of Monrovia Expands AP Accessibility
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C2 Education of Monrovia Expands AP Accessibility

Monrovia is one of twelve C2 Centers nationwide to showcase new partnership C2 Education (C2) the nation’s premier network of subject tutoring, SAT®, ACT® and PSAT® test prep and education support centers has joined forces with K12 Inc., the leading national provider of online curriculum and school programs for students in pre-kindergarten through high school to make Advanced…

September College Search Guide
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September College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz  We’ve enjoyed lower temperatures the last few days, which is uncommon for  September. It’s not only a pleasant change after months of extreme heat, but also is a welcome relief for students who are back on campus. For decades, the new school year didn’t commence until after…

New School Year Begins for Monrovia Students
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New School Year Begins for Monrovia Students

By Susan Motander We have all seen the kids trudging back to school, some with happy, shining faces and others at a snail’s pace. But they are not the only ones returning to the classroom. Teachers are also getting back to the classroom. Last week Monrovia Unified School District held a welcome breakfast for its new employees. The…

Pasadena YWCA Hosts Blockchain 101
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Pasadena YWCA Hosts Blockchain 101

Learn about the hottest topic in the tech world right now. Join other business professionals to learn and build relationships at First Foundation Bank (301 N. Lake Ave.) on Aug. 23 from 9 – 11 a.m. All professions and backgrounds are welcome. They will answer questions such as: Why do I need to know about…

Monrovia Summer School Earns an A, One Starfish at a Time
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Monrovia Summer School Earns an A, One Starfish at a Time

By Susan Motander Monrovia does not have a traditional summer school for its elementary and middle school students. Instead it has two special programs, each designed to assist those students who need a bit of extra help. Elementary students who were reading well below grade level were invited to attend Camp Read-A-Lot, this year held at…

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