We know it can be hard to navigate transferring to a four-year university – which is why we have a dedicated admissions counselor, Cynthia Cifuentes, here to help you with all your transfer needs!
Cynthia’s experience in higher education focuses on access to historically underserved students such as first-generation and low-income students.
As a Coordinator for Upward Bound, a College Advisor at Birmingham Community Charter High School, and a first-generation student herself, Cynthia understands the challenges and benefits that come with attending a university.
Cynthia holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Chicana and Chicano Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a Master’s Degree in Chicana and Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge. A California native, Cynthia enjoys snowboarding, painting, and spending time outdoors with her dog.
“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education.” –Martin Luther King, Jr