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chat bubble image"I feel grateful to be a part of [the Scholars Program]. Not only have they helped me financially but also academically. It's been a great experience connecting with others in a similar major and creating connections with faculty. The [program] made it easier for me to navigate my college journey as a transfer student."

                                                              — Jessica G., Psychology, Cohort 2021



chat bubble image"The Scholars Program has introduced me to a welcoming and inclusive community of students and faculty that have supported me throughout my time at Cal Poly. I am grateful for the opportunity the [program] has given me to continue my education."

                               — Cesar H., Sociology, Cohort 2021



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"Scholars program helped me find a community when I transferred in as a 3rd year. This program provided many resources and high-achieving peers that strived to help you succeed. I will forever be grateful for all of the opportunities and workshops that were provided."

                                                                   — Alexis V. P., Sociology, Cohort 2021


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chat bubble image"Scholars has been a huge help financially! The scholarships and connections have helped me so much to be able to focus on the things I care about most and to invest highly in my Cal Poly community."

                               — Doug P., Liberal Studies, Cohort 2019


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"It has helped me grow as a person and as a professional. Personally, by giving me meaningful connections with staff members and professionally, by giving a wide range of skills through the different positions I held within the program."

                                                                — Hector R., Psychology, Cohort 2019



chat bubble image"The Scholars Program has helped to give me a foothold here at Cal Poly. Educationally, the advice and mentorship I gained from the staff about planning classes has been a great help."

                               — Diego G., Computer Science, Cohort 2019


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"I love that I get to live with my fellow first-year Scholars! I have grown immensely close to some of them, who support me emotionally and academically."

                               — Kristina X., Business Administration, Cohort 2018



chat bubble image"Being a Cal Poly Scholar means being held to a higher standard. This program motivates me to do and be better in my academics and on campus."

                               — Melissa M., Biomedical Engineering, Cohort 2018


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"I can't remember my first and second years here without also thinking about Cal Poly Scholars. [It] is the reason why I felt like a part of the Cal Poly community."

                               — Christine N., Accounting, Cohort 2015


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"Cal Poly Scholars matched me with loving roommates whom I consider as family. Our bond couldn't have been built without the help of Cal Poly Scholars connecting us for the first two years."

                               — Tommy Y., Computer Science, Cohort 2017



chat bubble image"I'm so grateful for the advising aspect, it helped me out a bunch. Cal Poly Scholars helped me realize that I needed to focus on school and provided me with the resources to keep me on track."

                               — Christopher K., Computer Science, Cohort 2014


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"I love the Scholar Community Hour!"

                               — Quinn M., Aerospace Engineering, Cohort 2016


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