The Howler

The College Application Experience

Back to Article
Back to Article

The College Application Experience

Martin Oh, Co-Editor in Chief

For the class of 2019, the time of leaving high school and moving on to college is coming to a close, as the first semester has come to an end. Although seniors are excited about this next chapter, the process of college applications is very time-consuming and pressuring to everyone. Many students have been submitting either early decisions or actions, and some have received their results, as students have been admitted to universities like Northeastern and even Cornell. The Cal State applications, as well as the regular decisions, are all coming to a close as well, but the questions about the experience while writing these applications are the curious questions for some. Some students explained they began writing their common app supplemental essay at the beginning of summer, and they would write and edit the essay for months. In addition, many schools required additional essays, ranging from 50-600 word limits, and some school didn’t provide a limit to the word count. The biggest problems seem to be the absurd amount of payments to apply and submit an application, and more money has to be paid to submit our scores. Overall the college application experience for many people and myself is something very special but is an experience no one would want to go through again.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
About the Writer
Martin Oh, Staff Writer

Martin Oh is Co-Editor in Chief for the Husky Howler. He spends a majority of his time doing schoolwork, and the less time he has left over each week is...

Navigate Left
  • The College Application Experience

    OP-ED

    Fortnite: The Epidemic is Taking Over

  • The College Application Experience

    OP-ED

    Dating, is it Worth it in High School?

  • The College Application Experience

    OP-ED

    My Last Renaissance Rally

  • The College Application Experience

    OP-ED

    “Should I Take the SAT?”

  • The College Application Experience

    OP-ED

    AP Night: What Does it All Mean?

  • The College Application Experience

    OP-ED

    Earphones… Now AirPods!

  • The College Application Experience

    Arts

    Movies That I’m Excited About This Year

  • The College Application Experience

    Arts

    2018 Most Popular Movies

  • The College Application Experience

    OP-ED

    Are You Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions?

  • The College Application Experience

    OP-ED

    The Fast Growing Hobby of Watching Anime and Reading Manga

Navigate Right
The student news site of Chino Hills High School
The College Application Experience