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PUENTE MISSION

The Puente Project is an academic preparation program that, for more than 25 years, has improved the college-going rate of tens of thousands of California's educationally disadvantaged students. The project's mission is to increase the number of educationally disadvantaged students who:

  • Enroll in four-year colleges and universities
  • Earn college degrees
  • Return to the community as mentors and leaders of future generations

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PUENTE GOALS

  • Provide students with a strong academic foundation and the support needed in order to be successful at San Diego City College and beyond.
  • Emphasize instruction in leadership and communication skills.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

The program is open to students who:

  • Are interested in exploring the Latino(a)/Chicano(a) experience.
  • Are planning on transferring to a four year university
  • Are eligible to enroll in English 47a for the Fall semester.
  • Are able to commit to program requirements.
  • Are able to be full time students (enrolled in 12 units or more).

 

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