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Students pressured to take AP classes during course selection

Students pressured to take AP classes during course selection

Tierney Kugel '22, Paper Arts Edtior

March 16, 2020

As the task of course selection looms over students in March, peer pressure to add more advanced classes to next year’s schedule increases. Many students make it a personal goal to top their previous schedule in terms of workload and class difficulty, rashly adding AP classes to their already packed schedu...

Students grapple with academic stigmas and attitudes

Students grapple with academic stigmas and attitudes

Emily Olrik and Margaux MacColl

November 10, 2014

Every student, every day, walks past the same pink flier hanging dutifully outside guidance. As conversation floods the hallway with students chatting about tests and grades, many may not notice this sign, but it hangs there to remind them of what they may not understand. In bold, black text it reads,...

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