Jose was a senior. It was time to apply for college. This was a stressful time. He had to fill out applications. He had to write essays. He also had to make sure he turned them in on time. Jose had to look up colleges. He needed to find out which ones he wanted to apply to. He needed to know which ones were within his reach. He decided to apply to five different colleges. He looked up the application. He researched each school carefully. He was a little scared. He was also excited. He was ready to move on from high school. College applications would be challenging.