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College names don’t define who you are

College names don’t define who you are

Emma Van Riper ’20, Social Media Director

September 26, 2019

As I start my senior year, I figured I’m bound to be asked by various people where I want to go to school next year. However, I didn’t figure that every parent of my friends, every doctor, every dentist or any adult I talked to would bring up college. It’s even worse with kids in my own grade, as ...

Dozens of people arrested in alleged college admissions scam

Dozens of people arrested in alleged college admissions scam

March 13, 2019

Emily Stone '20 Over four dozen people, including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, have been charged in a nationwide college admission cheating scandal based off of evidence released by the FBI and US Attorney’s office. According to court records released on March 12, wealthy parents...

College decision notifications infiltrate senior life

College decision notifications infiltrate senior life

Daniel Harizman '19 and Elle Fair '19

January 3, 2019

Family legacy creates contentious debate

Margaux MacColl/Jackie Sussman, Managing Editor/Opinions Editor

March 15, 2016

College is not a pure meritocracy. Many seniors carry the perception that legacy has a significant impact on one’s acceptance. And, for a handful of schools, this perception isn’t wrong. Nevertheless, the legacy system has both its advocates and critics, often creating a contentious debate ab...

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