We are Ray and Kelli, counselors at City. Mark Cuban's money tips. Best cell phone plans. 28 things to stop buying. 50 best big companies to work for. 25 highest and lowest paying jobs. 15 odd jobs that pay great. 1st grader asks for food and blanket from Santa. Homeless to Billionaire. Which debt to pay off first. Money in the bank. Wonder. Funeral for a neighbor.

The veterans page: Veterans Day. A surprised 8-year-old. Honoring heroic dog. Honorably discharged veterans shop tax-free. Forever GI Bill. Father takes care of 4 children. Integrate Marine Training? Robotic legs. Costs of war. Saluting a fallen soldier. 300K Lotto winner. Vets and painkillers. Vet resources. Grandmother of veteran's family deported. Housing the homeless. Veteran finds healing through adopting a cat. Wounded Marines help others.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

USD info

photo by Chris Palmer
Here's some info about University of San Diego from Erik Castillo, their Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions and forwarded by Counseling Support Staff Supervisor, Megan Soto:
for more information on upcoming events.

Florence Italy by Marius Fiskum

Recently Added Majors:
  • Behavioral Neuroscience major (2012)
  • Italian Studies major (2012)
  • Biophysics major (2011)
  • Architecture major (2010)

USD in the news
  • Ranked 1st in the nation for the percentage of our students who study abroad. Over 71% of USD students have had at least one international experience. (Institute for International Education)
  • Recognized by Ashoka U as a Changemaker campus, an honor that affirms our commitment to social entrepreneurship.  There are only 14 other Changemaker campuses. Read more at http://ashokau.org/about/what-we-do/
  • USD is the first university in the West Coast Conference to win the Commissioner’s Cup for 5 years consecutively. This recognizes the best overall performance in conference play.
  • One of three universities to host the Dalai Lama during his visit to San Diego in April 2012.

Admissions Facts:
  • Total undergraduate enrollment is 5,493
  • 48% of total student body is from CA
  • 46% of total student body is from out-of-state
·         6% of total student body is international
  • 31% of total student body identify as a person of color

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