May Ruiz

July College Search Guide
Education

July College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz We in the San Gabriel Valley know it’s the middle of summer when temperatures are soaring in the triple digits, and many of us are looking for ways to beat the heat. Summer was traditionally when teenagers found jobs flipping burgers at fast food joints, cashiering at…

June College Search Guide
Education

June College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz June 21st is summer solstice, marking the beginning of summer. Most high schoolers have recently graduated, or are about to graduate. When I was in school the onset of summer meant taking a break from the harried pace of schoolwork, extra-curricular activities, and campus club events. But…

Clairbourn School’s Robert W. Nafie Leaves a Lasting Legacy
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Clairbourn School’s Robert W. Nafie Leaves a Lasting Legacy

By May S. Ruiz He’s at transportation every single day, rain or shine, opening car doors for students arriving in the morning and leaving in the afternoon. He’s the one constant for the thousands of children who have attended Clairbourn School through the decades – Dr. Robert W. Nafie, headmaster. It was therefore with much…

Is A Four-Year Degree Worth The Investment?
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Is A Four-Year Degree Worth The Investment?

By May S. Ruiz All across the United States college students are graduating, alive with the ideals of youth and armed with a four-year degree. They are eager to make a contribution to the world using the knowledge they acquired and the skills they have developed. The National Center for Education Statistics estimates that colleges…

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