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CSF finishes up written round of officer applications

CSF finishes up written round of officer applications

Jessica Xing January 17, 2017

n Friday, Jan. 13, the California Scholarship Fund officers narrowed down the first round of applicants for the new officer team this semester. These new recruits will be replacing vacant positions after...

Through the looking glass: Reflecting on the college application process

Through the looking glass: Reflecting on the college application process

Priya Reddy December 10, 2016

ne wall is plastered with vibrant college flags, while a whirlwind of pink and purple paper butterfly cut-outs cover the remaining three walls. Empty wooden tables fill the rest of the room. A woman...

Students respond to the new UC prompts

Students respond to the new UC prompts

Ilena Peng May 19, 2016

n light of the new UC prompt format, we asked students random students on campus to answer some of the prompt questions. Although college applications require hours of thought, the questions themselves...

When every word counts: new changes in UC prompts gather mixed reactions

When every word counts: new changes in UC prompts gather mixed reactions

Ilena Peng May 18, 2016

our prompts, 1,400 words. Starting next year, this is how each University of California applicants will get to express what they’ve learned from their 17 or 18 years of life experiences. College essays...

A look into seniors’ college decision process

A look into seniors’ college decision process

Amanda Chan November 9, 2015

Co-written by Sebastian Zhang. Each year as fall rolls around, a new group of seniors is introduced to the college application process — deciding which colleges to apply to, requesting recommendation...

Mobile application programmers: the true face of technology

Mobile application programmers: the true face of technology

Karishma Mehrotra November 25, 2010

These students may become the next creators of the application on your iPhone or Android Many say that it wasn't the iPhone or the Android that changed the face of technology of the modern day.Many...

Cuper Scooper: College wants me

Cuper Scooper: College wants me

Selene Rubino April 29, 2009

I know because I got a letter.  I have a guilty little secret and it's called college spam mail.After taking the PSATs for the first time, I began to receive fliers and brochures from various institutions...

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