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How UC – Riverside Added 8,225 Transfers

by Ryan Hagen

No one in Jessica Troupe’s family had ever been to college before, but she knew it was the path for her.

She also knew there was a lot she didn’t know — including how to pay for it.

The Moreno Valley native enrolled in a single class at Moreno Valley College in 2010, then found her way to Umoja, a program to help students earn their degree and transfer to a four-year school. Three years later, armed with knowledge about how to navigate college schedules and financial aid forms, she transferred to UC Riverside.

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