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Students miss out on college aid

More than a  year into the pandemic, the higher education sector continues to see a trend in the decline of applications for financial aid,...

Decline in financial aid applications

With a year into the pandemic, the higher education sector continues to see a trend in the decline of applications for financial aid, disproportionately...

Pierce helps transfer fears into opportunities

Reported by: Aaron Estrada, Maja Losinska  Instead of ghosts and monsters, perhaps college students’ greatest fear is transferring—or rather how to pay for it. Students found...

Financial aid obstacles affect thousands of students

Thousands of students are unable to enroll in classes due to administrative hurdles in the financial aid process, which may cause some students to...

Pell grants unclaimed

Imagine up to $6,000 being handed to students to cover their school expenses. This happens every semester in the form of the Pell Grant,...

UMOJA gives aid

College is expensive, but there are resources available that can ease the strain. UMOJA hosted the Financial Aid 101 Workshop on Tuesday to introduce...

Financial aid helps students afford college

Money is a problem for most people pursuing higher education due to the high-cost of textbook prices among other monetary responsibilities.   Financial aid, however,...

Limited financial aid office hours this week

The Financial Aid Office will have limited hours until Oct. 6 to catch up on the high volume of student file reviews, resolve pending...

CSU applications for Fall 2017 are now being accepted

Cal. State Universities started accepting applications on Oct.1 through Nov. 30 for the Fall 2017 semester. Pierce College counselors suggest students apply as soon...

Advisors on campus to answer FAFSA questions

Financial aid advisors are in the Library/Learning Crossroads next to the reference desk Monday through Friday to answer general questions about financial aid.   The services these...

Latest news

BRIEF: Pierce Athletics temporarily affected by COVID-19

UPDATE #2 on 7/20 at 4:32 p.m. Interim President Aracely Aguiar said LA County Department of Public Health visited the campus. “We were in compliance, however...

BRIEF: Former Brahma drafted to the Minnesota Twins

  Most baseball players dream of playing professionally. For former Brahma pitcher Johnathan Lavallee, he will get that opportunity. Lavallee was selected in the 16th round...

BRIEF: Kaiser Permanente to offer vaccine incentive for students

The Foundation for Los Angeles Community Colleges and Kaiser Permanente have announced a partnership to offer students from the Los Angeles Community College District...

BRIEF: Pierce vaccination site closes

Months after becoming the largest testing and vaccination site in the San Fernando Valley, Pierce College shut down operations on Saturday, June 19. According to...

BRIEF: Pierce Student Health Center reopens

After a year and a half, the Pierce College Student Health Center reopened Monday for in-person services, including mental health and family planning. SHC assistant...
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