Recaps the book The New Global Student: Skip the SAT, Save Thousands on Tuition, and Get a Truly International Education by Maya Frost. Reports research on study abroad, and her tips for getting around crazy expensive college costs while learning through your pores and having more fun. Tara the Transfer Diva explains how she rocks at Credit Quest. Defines terms like fego and halfpats.
Reads the poem "The Silence of the Stars" by David Wagoner and a passage from the Tao te Ching translated by Stephen Mitchell to the song "Six Days at the Bottom of the Ocean" by Explosions in the Sky. Recounts some history of the Serenity Prayer, adopted by Alcoholics Anonymous. Plays "The Fire Inside" by Bob Seger and "Roam" by the B-52’s.
Local: Proposes a way for students to make themselves the most sought-after houseguests on the planet, with the help of Cabrillo College. Suggests a radio station in partnership with Cabrillo College and Santa Cruz indie news junkies, and a way to bridge the divide between trade school for dummies and academia for elitists
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