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Benefits of Puente Program

Puente Students:

  • Succeed academically
  • Have unlimited access to a counselor and English instructor
  • Graduate and/or transfer from MSJC to 4 year colleges or universities
  • Graduate from 4-year colleges and universities and pursue Master's degrees
  • Are often awarded scholarships (must apply for these scholarships)
  • Belong to a statewide network of leaders and professionals
  • Understand the UC and CSU system of higher education
  • Are recognized as leaders and scholars in their communities