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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 senior officers Elliot Ryu, Catherine Yi, Tiffany Tsang and Ruoyun Zheng graduate. According to V...

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 dressed in formalwear smiles sweetly and steps out from behind her desk to greet visitors, inviting them...

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 are fairly simple. Here’s how some students answered the prompts with no more than a few minutes to t...

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 have become synonymous with college applications. But recently, the UC system changed its college...

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 letters, and writing the personal statement. But almost as challenging as filling out the applicat...

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 Read More »...