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.
Youth Radio Raw is a weekly radio show produced by Bay Area high schoolers, ages 14-18. Students partner with professionals to learn the basics of journalism, music production, and multimedia.
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After having my life completely structured for 18 years, it’s up to me now.
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