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Class of 2021

2020 & 2021 were extremely challenging years under the confinement and constant menace of the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

In spite of the tough situation and unique difficulties they faced, our Bella Scholars built the commitment, resilience and determination to succeed! 

We are proud of you!

​Here are some of the silver lining and lessons learned. 

Click on their profiles to read the thoughtful insights from their College Experience.

Erica Dhel F

Erica Dhel F

University of California, Davis

B.A. in Psychology & Human Development minor

A lot of the unexpected might be thrown at you when you're not ready, but these times are important for your growth and will prove to be worth the struggles.

Romy B

Romy B

San Jose State University
Bucardo Business Center

B.S in International Business Marketing

Always do your planing and never trust advisors.

Olive T

Olive T

Macalester College

B.A. in Neuroscience

It's important to take the time to learn more about yourself, how you think, how you learn, and especially how you interact with others. College definitely exposed me to a variety of people and opinions and I found a way to listen to everything and learn from it.

Melanie M

Melanie M

San Jose state university

B.A. in Behavioral Science

The best things in life are always the hardest

Deisy G-R

Deisy G-R

San Francisco State University

B.A. in Sociology & Criminal Justice Minor

The prestige and a degree is not going to guarantee your success, or entitle you; it is YOU that has to use the degree as a tool to navigate this complicated life. A degree is only a resource that we have and can never be taken away from us. No one can take away our education, so keep on learning.

Entsar M

Entsar M

Holy Names University

B.A. in Psychology

Always be open for changes to come and don't be afraid of that. You do not know what you want to do when you start college.

Janak M

Janak M

Drew University

BS in Computer Science | BA in Business

I am a part of my community in Nepal and will always be connected to it forever. I am a resource to my community and will help towards making it better than what it is today. As a college graduate, I have a strong voice in my community; this will inspire parents to send their kids to schools rather than pressure them into child labors.

Sanskar G

Sanskar G

University of California, Irvine

B.S. in Computer Science

There are many ups and downs in life, but you always have to keep moving forward.

Makayla M

Makayla M

San Jose State University

B.A. in Public Health

That it takes hard work and you have to keep going no matter how hard it is.

Elizabeth T

Elizabeth T

San Francisco State University

BA in Cinema

There is no better strength than not giving up.

Christopher G

Christopher G

University of California, Irvine

B.A. in Criminology, Law & Society

That taking care of yourself both mentally and physically will go a long way in helping be a better person.

Yen D

Yen D

UCLA - University of California, Los Angeles

B.A. in Gender Studies

The degree you have now might not have anything to do with what you will be doing years later down the line.
The institution is made to keep certain minorities out hence, gatekeeping academia and job opportunities.
Education and Academia was not necessary until Western power introduced capitalism, industrialization and the global market to foreign countries.