Josue Quintero standing in front of a sign that says Welcome Class of 2023.

This article originally appeared on Chalkbeat on November 25, 2019

By Josue Quintero

A year ago, I was waiting to find out whether I would get into my first-choice college. Now, I am finishing my first semester there and getting ready to head home to Brooklyn for winter break. Everybody’s journey is going to be different, but the main advice I have for all the seniors going through their college application process this year is to take full advantage of all the help available both within and outside your school to prove to your family and friends that you are taking opportunities seriously.

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