The pandemic crushed their college plans. So why aren’t these Bay Area high school seniors complaining?

East Bay Times-2 weeks before

Estefany Velasquez a rising senior at Oakland Charter High always wanted to go far away for college perhaps all the way to the Ivy League. But the coronavirus disrupted those aspirations: Without a computer for months she had to juggle online school from her phone brother’s laptop and cousin’s house. Science enrichment programs were no longer an option. And the financial turmoil she saw around her put her concerns about affording college into sharp focus. Most of all she realized........

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