PENINSULA COLLEGE FUND
October 17, 2012
The Peninsula College Fund is an amazing organization! PCF impacted my life tremendously in a positive way and it inspired the path of my career in Education and Social Work. PCF provided me with an immense amount of support and because of them I was able to attend my dream school. I received the financial assistance that I desperately needed as well as a mentor and a summer job. They are aware about what it takes to make students successful and competitive in today's economy and they provide a wide range of support services for their scholars. I could have easily become a college drop out statistic without the support of PCF because I was a low income, first generation and underrepresented college student and we all know what those statistics look like. I graduated from UCLA with a degree in Chicano Studies and Education in June 2011. I am now a proud alumna and the president of the Peninsula College Fund Alumni Association. I am extremely grateful for the support and guidance I received and I understand the challenges that students face in college therefore I am now working as a college coach to assist first generation, low income and underrepresented students with their transition from high school to college.
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many aspects of my life. I had a mentor who could answer my questions about college that my parents could not because they did not go past the 6th grade. They directed me to resources on campus to help with my transition.
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How did you find this group?
I heard about PCF through my high school during my senior year.
What, if any, change in your life has this group encouraged?
Because of the support and guidance I received from them I now work to help other students graduate from college.
Client Served & I received a 12,000 scholarship, a mentor, a summer job and helpful workshops. .