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23 and Me internship changed this political science student’s trajectory

Andrea Marquez Major: Political Science Graduation Year: 2021 Hometown: Redwood City, CA Q: Tell us about your internship at 23 and Me. How do you get an internship like that? A: I was involved with the Boys and Girls Club in high school. I was part of their College Bound program. They have a lot … Continue reading 23 and Me internship changed this political science student’s trajectory

The hidden benefits of an on-campus job

By: GAVAN MCCOY '21Major: English and Media https://youtu.be/yDUY5jz8ff0 Welcome back COP Tigers One of the most important pieces of advice I would give to students is to get an on campus job at University of the Pacific. There are tons of jobs that are up for grabs on Tiger Jobs: barista, office worker, teaching assistant … Continue reading The hidden benefits of an on-campus job

Self-Care Advice

https://youtu.be/YUX2qQ76rGU Welcome back COP Tigers,  In between classes, homework, studying and having fun, it’s easy to make our mental health a last priority on our list. I remember transferring to University of the Pacific completely overwhelmed with stress and fear of failing my classes. I also felt the pressure to do well in university so … Continue reading Self-Care Advice

Invest in a planner

https://youtu.be/X7GtlOZyl0Q By WAJIHA TAHIR '20 Today, I’m sharing my secret to staying on top of my classes, work, and life with the help of a planner! You can head over to Pacific’s bookstore to purchase a planner. Personally, I like going to Target or Marshalls because they have a wide variety of planners to choose … Continue reading Invest in a planner

Student to Student Advice

Hello COP Tigers, My name is Wajiha Tahir, and I am starting my senior year here at Pacific, but starting college as a freshman and then as a transfer student are both experiences I remember well. I was stressed about the classes, choosing a major and the overall experience of college. I'm the first in … Continue reading Student to Student Advice

Sociology major uses fellowship to explore passion for health care equity

Sociology major Miguel Rodriguez ’20 is passionate about social justice and health equity. A summer fellowship with the UCLA Public Health Scholars Training Program helped him solidify his intention to work in public health to better serve his community.  “It was very interesting to learn about the health disparities that exist in Los Angeles and … Continue reading Sociology major uses fellowship to explore passion for health care equity

COP introduces fast tracks to McGeorge School of Law

In an effort to serve the changing needs of students and prepare them for jobs in high-demand fields, Pacific and McGeorge School of Law are introducing two new pathways aimed at saving students a year of coursework and getting them into the workforce earlier. Geological and Environmental Sciences to JD in Environmental Law Pacific is … Continue reading COP introduces fast tracks to McGeorge School of Law