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UB Newsletter Vol. 10 April 2021 OG

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VOL. 10| APRIL 2021 ST. MARY'S UNIVERSITY UPWARD BOUND Mindful Literature INSIDE THIS ISSUE: April Mindful Literature It's Your Earth Exploring Careers By: Kelly Roper Environmental Lawyer Marine Biologist It's your earth. University Spotlight Will you neglect it, University of Miami Or nurture it? University of North Will you tend it, Carolina- Chapel Hill Or squander it away? The choice is yours, Upcoming Events But if you're going Financial Aid Resources To make a stand, Upward Bound Birthdays You'd better start today.

EXPLORING CAREERS ENVIRONMENTAL LAWYER FAST FACTS Median Salary: $113,530 or $54.58/hr. Level of Education: Bachelor Degree+Law School WHAT DOES AN ENVIRONMENTAL LAWYER DO? College Major: Biology, Biochemistry, Environmental Lawyers typically do the following: Environmental Science, w oRrEkAsCHt oINGr eOpUr eTs e n t c l i e n t s i n l e g a l i s s u e s s u c h a s water law, climate change law, and the management English, Business, of land subject to native title and other public land. Political Science Other areas of focus include environmental rights, international environmental law, law of the sea and SOFT SKILLS international resources law. work with laws in climate change, sustainability and Writing skills renewable energies, a growing area of enterprise Speaking skills globally. Interpersonal skills An Environmental Lawyer is considered an important career because it can be used to protect the environment through legal issues. Universities to consider in Texas for Environmental Law Schools: University of Texas at Austin, Southern Methodist, Texas A&M University, Baylor University. In the US: Louis & Clack College (#1US), University of HARD SKILLS California-Berkley (#1US tie), New York University (#4US tie), Columbia University (#7US), Analytical skills Problem Solving Research skills

EXPLORING STEM CAREERS MARINE BIOLOGIST FAST FACTS Median Salary: $79,986 Level of Education: Bachelor Degree, Master Degree College Major: WHAT DOES A MARINE BIOLOGIST DO? Biology, zoology, Marine biologists study a variety of aquatic organisms, animal science, from microscopic plankton to massive whales. environmental Duties: science Study marine life in natural or controlled environments SOFT SKILLS Study characteristics of species Assess human impact Communication Monitor and manage populations in marine life Critical and Educate the public on what is going on in our oceans analytical skills Team work Most marine biologist spend most of their time doing research in environments ranging from small city lakes to major oceans. HARD SKILLS Individual research requires having a PhD. Therefore, if you want to be a marine biologist you must obtain a Organizational doctorate or look into getting one sometime in the Physical and future. emotional stamina Data Entry Universities to consider: Texas A & M University Corpus-Christi, Texas A&M University College Station, Texas State University, University of Texas -Rio Grande Valley

UNIVERSITY SPOTLIGHT UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI LOCATION: Miami, Florida CAMPUS LIFE: OVERVIEW OF UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI Private 4-Year University of Miami \"The U\" is a private institution that Residential Campus was founded in 1925. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,090, its setting is suburban, and the Suburban Setting campus size is 239 acres. It utilizes a semester-based 11,090 academic calendar. The University offers 132 undergraduate, 148 master, 67 doctorate degree Undergraduates Enrolled programs. 12:1 Student-Faculty Ratio ADMISSIONS: Total Applicants 40,121 SAT Scores 1280-1420 ACT Scores 29-32 COST & AID: UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI STUDENT LIFE $51,930 University of Miami is committed to building a diverse Out-State Tuition campus community. The U is a 239-acre campus located in Miami Dade, Florida which is considered the heart of $20,146 Miami. The U is home to more than 31 student Room & Board organization designed to welcome every student who gets admitted to the university. It has one of the nations NOTABLE ALUMNI best athletic programs and is the cause of success to many professional athletes around the world. Dwayne Gloria Johnson Estefan \"The Rock\"

UNIVERSITY SPOTLIGHT UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL CLhOaCpAeTlIOHNi l:l , North Carolina OVERVIEW OF UNC CAMPUS LIFE: UNC is a public, research university. Founded in 1789, first Public Institution known as University of North Carolina. After 1963, the 19,117 University was renamed to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. UNC was the first public higher education Undergraduates Enrolled institution in the nation. In 1795, UNC became the only public university to award degrees in the 18th centruy. UNC-Chapel 14:1 Hill offers 71 undergraduate, 107 graduate, and 74 doctoral degrees. The university is home to 19,117 undergraduate Student-Faculty Ratio students from all over the world. ADMISSIONS: Total Applicants 44,859 SAT Scores Math: 660- 770 Reading: 650-730 ACT Scores 28-33 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA COST & AID: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill strives to give $36,159 students the best education. However, they also believe in Out-State Tuition the teaching students about learning more about yourself and your role in the Carolina community. UNC offers many $18,104 opportunities to joining a variety of clubs and organizations Room & Board to help you make lifelong friendships and find your passion. NOTABLE ALUMNI Michael James K. Jordan Polk

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College Survival: A Guide Plan Ahead: Use a planner. Staying organized is the best way to stay ahead in your course work. Create to do list and cross them out as you accomplish them. Start Strong: Your easiest classes will be during your freshman year. Do not take them lightliy. Avoid getting behind and neglecting your course work. You will regret it later. Get Involved: Every campus has a lot of clubs and organizations. Getting involved early will help you get those leadership positions that job recruiters like to see on a resume. Set Goals: Meet with your advisors early in the school year to establish goals and create a plan to help you graduate on time. Have Fun!!: College is the most exciting 4 years of your life! Focus on school, but have fun doing it. Make friends, join clubs, and explore your surroudings. Make memories that will last a lifetime. Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out\" - Robert Collier

Class of 2022 UPCOMING EVENTS Just a reminder that the APRIL 2021 2022-2023 FAFSA opens the 1st of October 2021. If you have not yet completed a FAFSA Application, Upward Bound can help! April Happy Birthday Birthdays from your Upward Bound Family! INVITE YOUR Louis Salinas April 2nd Leslyam Acevedo April 7th FRIENDS TO Alex Slaughter April 8th Emily Trevino April 11th APPLY FOR Lily Aguillon April 12th Honesty Saldivar April 19th UPWARD BOUND! Isabella Espinoza Arpil 24th Isaiah Perez April 24th We are seeking motivated students ST. MARY'S UPWARD BOUND ACADEMIC YEAR like yourselves to join our program. If you Please join us for another wonderful UB Summer Session! know of a student from your school who When: June 21st-July 29th would benefit from Where: Hybrid Sessions available the St. Mary's Upward Bound Pre-College Time: 10AM-3:30PM Program invite them to apply! Contact St. Mary's Upward Bound at: (210) 436-4252

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