As many high school seniors scramble to get their college applications in on January first, some students of color find themselves with an extra set of questions to ask schools.
Application deadlines are coming up for graduating seniors interested in going to college next year. It’s a stressful time. Youth Radio talked to three graduating seniors, Arnav Gupta, Nina Roehl, and Sierra Fang-Horvath, about their mad sprint to the finish line.
I thought I’d be going with my friends to college, but it didn’t work out that way.
After having my life completely structured for 18 years, it’s up to me now.
This time last year, I was scrambling on college applications–and completely blind to how much tuition would cost. Neither of…
My mom and dad don’t sleep a lot. Their backs always ache. And sometimes when I see them, they’re walking like zombies. They’ve worked so hard to make a make a better life for my sister and me, and part of me worries that if I go away to school it’s like I’m abandoning all of that.
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It’s been a dream of mine to go to the best film school in the nation, a place like NYU or USC, where the classes are legendary and so is the cost. More than 50 thousand dollars a year.
Adding to my anxiety, I’m worried about disappointing my parents — not by getting rejected, but breaking tradition.