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Post-High School Plans: Paying for College
Transcript of Post-High School Plans: Paying for College
Period 5, Contemporary Themes
May 23, 2013
Post-High School Plans: Paying for College
East Los Angeles College
At ELAC, there are many extra curricular activities available, such as:
The Fun Slide
References available on request.
Location: Monterey Park, California
Possible Major: Nursing
Enrollment (Fall 2012): 37,057
School's Official Website: http://www.elac.edu/
Tuition, Room and Board
Annual Tuition: About $958
Cost of tuition over four years: About $3832
Since I will be living at home, most of my expenses will be covered by my parents. The only thing that I will have to pay for will be my gas, school supplies, and food.
Paying for College
There are many ways of paying for college.
Since I will be going to a community college, for the first two years, I will not have as much debt as if I were to go to a four-year college. For the post-college debt that I do acquire, I will work hard to pay off the debt as soon as possible.
Working While In School
Do you plan on working while going to school?
What jobs are available on campus? Off campus?
A work-study program allows students to be able to earn money while paying for their education at the same time. Students may be employed by the institution, a federal, state, or local agency, or either private or non-private organizations.
Scholarships are financial rewards given to students for their achievements, generally in academics, but can also be for other achievements. These grants or payments are given to support a student's education.
"Welcome to East Los Angeles College." Welcome to East Los Angeles College. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 May 2013.
"Free Money for College, Grant Money for College, College Grant - About Cal Grants." Free Money for College, Grant Money for College, College Grant - About Cal Grants. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 May 2013.
"The U.S. Department of Education Offers Low-interest Loans to Eligible Students to Help Cover the Cost of College or Career School." Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 May 2013.
"Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program." Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 May 2013.
"Scholarships | Student Financial Aid and Scholarships." Scholarships | Student Financial Aid and Scholarships. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 May 2013.
"Welcome to Career & Job Services:." East Los Angeles College. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 May 2013.
Cal Grants are grants that are given to students in California that have met the GPA requirements and parent income requirements, by the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC).
A Pell Grant is the money that the United States federal government contributes to help students that need it, pay for college. These grants, however, are limited to those with financial needs, that have not yet earned their first bachelor's degree.
Subsidized loans have better terms to help students out with financial aid. The amount received is usually determined by the school so that it will not exceed the student's financial need.
Unsubsidized loans do not have any specific requirements. Factors that affect the amount given are cost of attendance and other financial aid needs.
ELAC Nursing Club
ESPA (ELAC Students for Political Awareness)
International Youth Fellowship
National Alliance on Mental Illnesses
Associated Student Union
Sports for both men and women are also available.
Yes, I plan on working while going to school.
On campus jobs could be for example, a student worker in an office. They would help with customer service, answering phones, and filing, etc. Off campus jobs could include part-time at a fast food restaurant, clothing store, or even at Dodger Stadium.
A Cheaper Education, the Same Bright Future
I chose to go to this school because it is less expensive than going to a four year college. Even though I'll only be attending this school for two year, I will be able to get the same education for a fraction of the cost.
To apply my organized and efficient skills to complete a task, while being able to learn and benefit from anything else that I will experience.
Computer: Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, the Internet, Photoshop
Other: Pays attention to detail, organized, quick learner, team player, punctual, efficient, hard worker, and is able to multitask.
CT Educational Center, Monterey Park, CA 2011-2013
Helping students with their homework
Teaching students how to solve problems
Helping students get ahead
Teach students different ways of working out a problem
Mark Keppel High School, Alhambra, CA 2013
Volunteered as a tutor before I started working
Participated in T.A.G. (Tag Away Graffitti)
Member of Math Club from 2009-2011
Member of Skills USA in 2011
Member of Project Green from 2011-2013