Carina Salgado, Financial Aid Counselor, was born and raised in Pomona, California. She graduated from Montclair High School, attended Mt. Sac, and transferred to Cal Poly Pomona, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies. During her time at Cal Poly Pomona, she worked as a Learning Strategist for EOP, which sparked her interest in the higher education workforce. Carina’s tasks include managing the Cal Grant program, Work-study, file review, and counseling students/parents. In her free time, Carina likes to travel, journal, thrift, and upcycle clothes.