Kudos go out to the HOLA high school class of 2013. Nearly 70 young men and women have been working feverishly to finish their personal statements in time to submit their UC applications at the end of November. Even when school was closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, many of the students spent their days (and nights) at HOLA, writing, revising and proofreading their essays. This group of amazing and talented students have set their sights on colleges and universities all over the country. Whether they are choosing to stay close to home or travel to the East Coast, we are so proud of each and every one of these kids and wish them the best of luck in the college admissions process. Thank you to all of the staff and volunteers who have been working with them through this often difficult and stressful process.