PODCAST: Wavegang Talks Junior College Transfers with A Counselor

Sep. 15, 2018 / By , , and

Transferring from a two year college can be exciting as well as stressful. Wavegang spoke with LBCC transfer counselor, Ruben Page to ask questions about:

-GPA requirements for transfer students
-Debunking myths and questioning the bad reputations of community college
-Guarantees to get admitted into a CSU

 

Lead Podcast Producer & Editor: M. Smith
Guest Speaker: Ruben Page

Wavegang Youth Podcasters on this episode:

M. Smith (Instagram @mxrceloxarcxngel)
Amber Galloway
Alvin Engo
Michael Lozano
Yesenia Pacheco and Chantera Walton also provided written questions.

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M. Smith

M. Smith

You may see multimedia reporter M. Smith taking a stroll around the community of Long Beach but what may look like a trip to the corner store or local barber, M never stops looking for a new compelling story. Smith mostly publishes as a video journalist, but also writes, photographs, as well. M strives to get the best camera shots and offer readers and viewers a full experience by submitting a package deal of photos, a story, and a video to complement each article. Smith wears many hats including producing the Wavegang podcast as a team manager.
Amber Galloway

Amber Galloway

Amber Galloway is a hardworking high school student from Compton, but resides in Los Angeles. She plans to major in Education. She likes to creatively express herself in any fashion. She loves helping people and sees Journalism as way to do that. When she is not doing school work or extracurricular activities, she enjoys gardening fruits and vegetables, reading, and drawing.
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Ceferino Martirez

There is much work to be done in the Greater Long Beach, and more more for the world
Michael Lozano

Michael Lozano

Michael is an editor and multimedia journalist born to Mexican parents who started their own Domestic Violence counseling center in Southeast Los Angeles. His mentorship has provided youth opportunities to share their stories online on NPR, KCET, the Long Beach Post, and other national websites. His articles have been syndicated and translated into multiple languages via New America Media and ImpreMedia, the nation’s largest Spanish-language news publisher. He was a fellow with UCLA's Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies, and has recently been a Votebeat Reporter for CalMatters and the Long Beach Post. Michael graduated from CSULB in 2011 with research honors in Sociology and a Journalism minor. Follow his work @chicanochico on Twitter and @thechicanochicoreport on Instagram.