All Blog Posts Tagged 'mentors' (3)

Paying for College with Student Loans

Student Loans….

Taking a student loan is a common way to pay for your college education. Loans are offered by the federal government (federal student loans) and by banks like Wells Fargo (private student loans). When you graduate and get a job, you have to start paying them back, with interest, which is basically a fee for borrowing the loan.


Federal student loans from the government usually have lower interest rates, so…


Added by Yusuf Alam on February 29, 2012 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Extracurricular Activities II: What can you gain from them?


Hello Zoomz community. My name is Yusuf Alam and I’m a student at San Jose State University, studying History, and one day I plan to become a high school teacher. Right now, I am an assistant coach for the football team at my old high school.  I’ll be continuing my blog post from last time on extracurricular activities (E.A.), along with a short story about my own…


Added by Yusuf Alam on October 25, 2011 at 10:07pm — No Comments

Hello ZOOMZ!

Hey zoomz community!

As this is my first blog I just wanted to introduce myself to everyone and get myself out there!

My name is Kai Fujioka. I am a 5th year student at UC Santa Cruz studying Art and Education (and some mixture of the two). As one of the ALearn college mentors I am here to give some insight into the COLLEGE LIFE.. and anything else that seems relevant :P

I think that college can sometimes be a scary place to…


Added by Kai Fujioka on October 15, 2011 at 7:27pm — 1 Comment

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