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Moving On: The Tales of COM

Moving On: The Tales of COM

Tenaya Tremp

May 2, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

It’s officially college admissions season, and high school students everywhere are being bombarded by college merchandise, social media photos, and constant talk of future plans. Among all the college fever, however, some are straying from the expectation to go to a four-year college and choosing ...

Keep COM and Carry On

Keep COM and Carry On

Ephets Head

May 2, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

On October 13, 2017, former California governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 19, which allowed California students to attend their first year of community college for free. With the creation of the “California College Promise” program, any student who submits a fee waiver application and enro...

COM-ward Bound

COM-ward Bound

Olivia Merriman

January 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Like many seniors at the start of the school year, I began the process of applying to college. I figured out early on that the public school system had set me up to go to College of Marin (COM). I don’t believe COM or other community colleges are bad options, but it isn’t fair that I am expected...

Why Go to COM?

Why Go to COM?

Will Moye

May 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

When you are raised in Marin, there is a certain pressure to do well in school. This isn’t a bad thing, except when you are talking to students at Tam and other high school students in the area. You begin to notice a common thread. People are stressed out and unsure of their future after high school. ...

Tam Partner Program with COM

February 2, 2017


Filed under News

College of Marin (COM) began a college readiness program in collaboration with Tam High, called Compass, at the start of the second semester. The program’s goal is to improve the readiness of low income and first generation college students, according to assistant superintendent of educational...

COM Offers Free Classes to High School Students

COM Offers Free Classes to High School Students

December 23, 2014


Filed under News

The College of Marin (COM) is offering up to 11 credit hours of classes for free this spring semester to high school students with its new program, “Jumpstart.” “I think this new program is pretty awesome because it just makes everything a lot more accessible to [students],” sophomore Misbah...