The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

Students like Wyatt Golla nearly burst into flames as burnout from college applications becames too much. He survived.

I survived college applications (barely)

Wyatt Golla, News Lite Editor February 9, 2023

I won’t sugarcoat it. College applications are rough. Actually, anything that involves thinking about my future is so draining that by the end of it I feel like I just ran a marathon. The intricate...

A festive senior feverishly types an early action college essay in the dead of night as application deadlines approach.

Seniors look back on college apps

Sophia Liu, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

As college and university early application deadlines pass, seniors who applied early action and decision now have time to reflect on their experiences during one of the pivotal moments of their lives. The...

High school seniors catch nonprofit fever… and can’t seem to get better

Shannah Saul, Staff Writer December 16, 2020

Right around the beginning of August, I had about 20 new follow requests on Instagram. Unfortunately, none of them were cousins or friends from school. Instead, my feed was jam-packed with student-run...

Colleges are ripping students off again

Sienna Morgan, Staff Writer September 28, 2020

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic started, colleges have lost millions of dollars in funding, forcing them to turn to tuition to help bring in money - even though school is online. A significant amount...

Seniors are facing their final year of high school in quarantine

Tyler Lunn, Staff Writer September 25, 2020

The graduating Class of 2021 has been put in a unique situation to say the least. Seniors at Cal High, and around the country, have been forced to contend with not only college applications and their...

College apps are not fun

Maddy Klessel, Staff Writer October 16, 2018

Welcome to senior year, seniors! The fun year ahead of you will slowly approach, but until then you’re stuck completing the long, dreaded process of college apps.  Not only do seniors have extracurricular...

The college process decoded

March 15, 2012

  by Joshua Gu, staff writer College applications are what many high school students view as the final, toughest obstacle they must overcome to reach their gain preferred colleges.

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