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Los Rios To Host Virtual Transfer Week For All Students

The Virtual Transfer Week webpage has an hour-by-hour schedule of the different workshops offered throughout the week. (Photo courtesy of pixabay.com)

Athena Acevedo, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

The Los Rios Community College District will hold a district-wide Virtual Transfer Week from Sept. 21-24 for students to learn and ask questions about transferring to over 50 participating colleges. These virtual events consist of four college pathways that include colleges in the California State...

ARC hosts Transfer Day this Wednesday

Justine Fiesta, a representative from Menlo College, goes over a flyer for the school on Sept. 20, 2019, much like schools will on Transfer Day this Wednesday. (Photo by Jack Harris)

Jack Harris

September 23, 2019

Transfer Day is a chance for students to meet with representatives from universities and learn about transfer opportunities. This semester, Transfer Day takes place Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Center, according to Fong Tran, the event’s coordinator. The colleges wil...

Future looks bright for freshman defensive lineman

Freshman defensive lineman T.J Pesefea played just nine games for American River College while completing his goal to play one year at a community college and transfer to a Division I school. (Photo courtesy of T.J Pesefea)

Imani Smith

May 8, 2019

For many community college athletes, transferring out of American River College after only one year is a goal that can be difficult to reach. It’s reality, however, for football player, Tautala Pesefea — or ‘TJ’ for short. As a 6-foot-4 defensive lineman out of Foothill High School graduating in...

ARC holds HBCU Transfer Fair

Counselors Nimo Ali and Judy Mays represent  the Umoja Sakhu Club during the Historically Black College and Universities Transfer Fair in the Student Center at American River College on Nov. 2, 2018. (Photo by Breawna Maynard)

Breawna Maynard

November 28, 2018

American River College held a Historically Black College and Universities transfer fair with a few partnered schools in the Student Center on Nov. 2. The transfer fair prioritized students who applied and gave students a higher rate in getting into the specific schools that visited. Historically B...

Transferring may not be as easy you think

Students who are transferring out of American River College can visit the Transfer Center, located in the Counseling Center for assistance and information about the transferring process. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Imani Smith

November 1, 2018

As transfer season falls upon American River College, many students will consider all of their campus options. Although transferring to a new college can be a highly rewarding and exciting time in a student’s life, it can also be stressful. I’m currently in the midst of transferring out of ARC and I ha...

How to leave ARC

The goal for a lot of students attending American River College is to eventually transfer to a four-year university. (Photo illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Alondra Botello

May 2, 2018

People are often advised to avoid community college at all costs because for many it is all too  easy to get stuck. According to a website called Edsource.org, a study done by The Campaign for College Opportunity has concluded about four percent of community college students transfer in two years...

Editorial: Don’t expect a mediocre education

Community college students are sometimes regarded as being less capable than their university peers, but American River College students, with the proper drive, can be more than excellent. (File Photo)

May 11, 2016

“When you get to a 4-year school, this kind of behavior won’t be tolerated,” is something heard by many students in their classes at American River College. There are stereotypes of those of us who attend community college; we’re the mess ups, the slackers and the undedicated. Both students ...

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