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8 High School Seniors Share College Acceptance Stories

Dave_BerryDave_Berry CC Admissions Expert Posts: 2,822 Senior Member
"Applying to college is a daunting task for even the most accomplished students. From acing the SAT or ACT and writing a flawless essay to touring campuses and figuring out how to pay for it all, applicants have a lot to consider – on top of juggling their homework, sports and extracurriculars. U.S. News visited Catalina Foothills High School in Tucson, Arizona, in early May to see how eight seniors managed it all and found the right college fit.

Some opted for in-state choices at the University of Arizona and Arizona State University in Tempe, while others are headed across the country and even the globe. Among the public high school's roughly 1,800 students, 60 percent are white, 27 percent are Hispanic, 7 percent are Asian/Pacific Islander and 2 percent are African-American." ...


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