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.
Alvin Engo [Kingfish]

Alvin Engo [Kingfish]

“Under a Free Market, we’d all be struggling individually, under a freed Market, we would all prosper mutually," writes Alvin, or “Kingfish” to some of his closest allies. He immigrated to the United States in 2014 from the Philippines, having to still deal with the constant issues of poverty in Long Beach, living through the harsh realities of what he considers to be "two very distinct capitalist societies." He is a member of the Democratic Socialist of America and other socialist organizations, advocating for worker cooperatives. He is a student at Lakewood High School.
Michael Lozano

Michael Lozano

Michael is a 29-year-old journalist born to Mexican parents who started their own Domestic Violence counseling center in Southeast Los Angeles. As a college student, Michael was very active in campus affairs and graduated from CSULB in 2011 with research honors in Sociology and a Journalism minor. His articles have been syndicated at national sites including Mother Jones, New America Media, and ImpreMedia, the nation’s largest Spanish-language news publisher.