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College admissions process adds pressure to seniors

The pressures on middle class high achievers during the college application process may be trying, but students in Boyle Heights, where some teens work to help support their families, face unique challenges.  And no matter how hard they work at school, there are no guarantees of getting in. “There are moments when I feel very overwhelmed and stressed. But in the end, I know I’ll have a career.”  A story on how Boyle Heights youth are coping with the stressful admissions process is on Boyle Heights Beat.


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