College road: 7 tips for your college application

A Boyle Heights native wants to give some pointers to young people undertaking the intimidating college application process.  As a graduate of Roosevelt High School who went on to work as a college admissions officer, he is in a special position to advise first time college applicants.  For one thing, prioritize a strong personal statement. “Put yourself in the shoes of the admissions reader and ask yourself… After reading dozens of files a day would mine stand out?”  He imparts seven tips on Boyle Heights Beat.


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