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A blooming passion for success

Jessica Adams once wondered what her purpose was. She was alone without an education and needed to move forward. “I ended up getting kicked out of school, so I ended up getting addicted to drugs. I had a really big ...

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Fresno State graduate awarded a $5,000 fellowship

Alexander Tran, a Fresno State graduate, is one of 57 students nationwide to be awarded a $5,000 fellowship from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. He graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in biology and will attend medical ...

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Students can receive funds for lab projects

Students seeking funding for a lab project, field research or a senior project have until April 24 to apply for a rGrant, which can provide up to $1,000 to fund student work. The rGrant Program, which was formerly known as ...

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Initiative launches to help seniors graduate early

One of the most disheartening and frustrating situations for a senior to endure would be being a few units shy of graduating but having to go to school for another whole semester. Senior psychology student Paige Flores said that she ...

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Speech and Hearing Clinic provides easy access to free hearing evaluations

The Speech and Hearing Clinic at Fresno State is offering free hearing evaluations to the campus community and the general public now through Nov. 20 all week long from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sabrina Nii, the director of the ...

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Fresno State lends a hand to autism

Fresno State and Valley Children’s Hospital joined forces and open a satellite center July 16 near Madera , providing services for children with autism. The mission of the center is to become a leader of early intervention through training, research ...

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Enough is enough; no more group projects

College is full of challenges meant to test and prepare students for the real world. Some tasks can be intense or overwhelming due to the sheer volume of content that’s due for a class. Other assignments are full of tedious ...

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Graduate school requires preparation, a mindset

Students interested in post-graduate studies should prepare themselves mentally for the application process, said Dean of Graduate Studies Dr. Sandra Witte.

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Graduating? Consider the following

  Seniors: Is anybody else losing sleep over this whole graduation thing? It seems the closer I get to May 18, the further away my sanity flees. I’m losing sleep and gaining insecurities. The thought of having to get a ...

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Capital Fellows internships give inside look

Internships are often seen as the key to job placement after graduation, but for those interested in politics or government, the Capital Fellows Program is much more than that. The Center for California Studies at Sacramento State offers four distinct ...

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Accountancy students may need to relocate for work

Accountancy majors at the Craig School of Business may find they have broad work options upon graduation, but it could mean they’ll need to relocate. Those who don’t choose to go into the public accounting side of accountancy may need to receive database and software training in order to get that first job.

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Graduate degrees in the sciences profitable; financing becoming more difficult to find

More than 20 million students were enrolled in graduate schools in the United States in 2010.  A person with a bachelor’s degree averaged $43,000 annual income while the holder of a master’s degree averaged $53,000 according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

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Former Fresno State student makes difference in small community

Fresno State graduate Robert “Beto” Mejia has taken his life experiences and applied them to make a huge difference in the lives of young people and the entire Mendota community. However, he says he’s the one being changed.

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Striving for a backup plan

It was never a particularly easy task to find a job directly after graduating college, but the economy’s current state and several factors relating to it can make graduation a less than jubilant experience for some.

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Changes to GRE could affect students’ futures

Students applying to graduate schools could potentially be affected by the upcoming revisions to the Graduate Record Exam, more commonly known as the GRE. Graduate programs review a student’s GRE scores to determine his or her readiness for graduate-level work. ...

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Graduate school decision stumps

As the second semester is quickly approaching, many seniors are faced with the perennial question: do I go to graduate school or not?

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Organizations’ short reach

He shook my hand, and, as we smiled for the camera, spoke to me out of the side of his mouth.

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