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Past Events

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College Application & Personal Statement Virtual Workshop

 

Our guest speaker, David Melena. A College Prep Counselor, David Melena has over 8 years of experience in higher education access as a former director of college readiness at both College Track and The Foundation for Hispanic Education. He is also a former assistant director of undergraduate admissions at UC Berkeley where he read and evaluated both freshman and transfer admissions application. Currently, David is a college counselor at Bellarmine College Prep a Jesuit high school in San Jose. David cites his experience as a first generation college bound student and son of immigrants from Mexico as a foundation for his pursuit to be a resource to future generations of BIPOC and first generation college bound students.

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Roadmap To PHD

 

Join us for a conversation with Vanessa and Carlos, two first gen, latinx students in pursuit of their Doctorate in Social Work at Fordham University in The Bronx, NY. They will be discussing the different stages of their journey, from precontemplation, application process, to once admitted. While everyone's journey to a PhD is different, their stories are sure to inspire your journey to any program.

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Cover Letters 101

 

Building VAGA Dreams professional development series: Cover Letters 101 This webinar will be hosted by Gustavo Orellana, Residential College Coordinator from the University of Southern California. The event is completely FREE and OPEN to anyone with the motivation to succeed.

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Virtual Resume Workshop

 

This workshop is a part of our Career and Development virtual series: Building Vagas Dreams. Part of our mission is to empower and equip women with the necessary tools to succeed professionally, and having an amazing resume is KEY!