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Serving the Bexar County community through its programs and services that help students succeed in acquiring the knowledge and skills needed in today's world. Today, five colleges fulfill this promise with a vast array of courses and 2-year degrees.
Northeast Bexar County Est. 2007
Serving more than 6,000 students from the ten Metrocom Communities and northeast San Antonio. Named "Best Institutional Facility" by Live Oak Economic Development.
Northwest San Antonio Est. 1995
Creating opportunites for success by offering quality academic, technical and life-long learning experiences to its diverse communities in a collaborative, student-centered, data-informed and shared leadership environment.
South San Antonio Est. 1985
Top 10 finalist for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges.
East and Southwest San Antonio Est. 1898
A comprehensive public community college whose mission is to empower our diverse student population through educational achievement and career readiness.
San Antonio College is named in the top 150 community colleges in the nation by Aspen Institute, and is ranked among the Top 10 colleges for Hispanics by Hispanic Outlook Magazine.
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Prompt #1: "We have been far too aggressive about extracting ocean wildlife, not appreciating that there are limits and even points of no return." - Sylvia Earle, Marine Biologist and National Geographic Explorer in ResidenceHow might someone who is opposed to Sylvia Earle's worldview argue against this statement? What examples of extracting ocean wildlife might she be referring to?
Prompt #2: The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?
Prompt #3: Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Why does it captivate you? What or who do you turn to when you want to learn more?
Please provide the name and contact information of one individual, such as a teacher, counselor, or academic administrator, who can describe your academic potential and discuss your ability to be successful in a college honors program. ECHS students are required to be recommended by their high school counselors. Use this section to list the name and contact information of your high school counselor.