As a teen girl, I know I’ll have to deal with sexism my whole life. But one place I can start to fight it — is inside myself.
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Both my twin sister and I are both in the midst of applying to college. For two people who’ve grown up together, college applications are pulling us apart.
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.
My school is like a tiny utopia, within the already liberal bubble of the Bay Area. But recently, my perception of that community as an accepting, tolerant place, was shaken dramatically.
As a high school senior, I look forward to every break. Thanksgiving is one of my favorites. But I’ve found myself dreading the arrival of this holiday because of college application deadlines.
Many people see their sexual orientation as a huge part of who they are. But for me, my identity isn’t really about who I’m attracted to.
Once my classmates had the opportunity to speak anonymously, it was like an entirely new side of them came out, one of fervent hatred and unashamed criticism.
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