Student Success Stories

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Kim Pajarillo

Kim learned how to "college" after finding her place at Mission College.

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Rosa Sosa

Rosa immigrated from Mexico as a teenager, learned English, transferred to SJUS and then went to law school.

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Ann Nguyen

Ann took ESL classes and then went onto graduate from the nursing program and transfer to USF.

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Rhonda Manning

Rhonda went from a degree in electrical engineering to San Jose restaurant owner with Mission's HM degree.

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Vy Tran

Vy came to the U.S. from Vietnam, taking advantage of the International Center before transferring to San Jose State.

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Narinda Kaur

Narinda earned three degrees as well as a PharmTech license from Mission before transferring to San Francisco State.

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Pedro Martinez

Pedro transferred to San Jose State where he earned his Bachelor's and then his teaching credential.

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Edgar Baculi

Edgar, a biological sciences major, used every resource available to transfer to UC Davis.

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Sammy Mestizo

Sammy went from Mission to UC Santa Cruz, and realized an effective study routine was key to his success.

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Amber Shay Mountford

Amber stuck to her dreams and became a fire fighter. She also Started Blaze of Glory Fitness to help train future fire fighters too.

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