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Virtual tours inadequately replace college tour experience

Virtual tours inadequately replace college tour experience

Charlotte Smith '21, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

Between Spring break, prom, college decision day and graduation, this time of year is packed with important social events for students. The coronavirus has caused a push for social distancing and self-quarantines, meaning most of these milestone affairs have been canceled. The closures of most American...

College Roomates: Search for your new best friend

College Roomates: Search for your new best friend

Emma Van Riper '20, Social Media Director

March 3, 2020

As I approach the third month of knowing where I’m going to college, the panic for the awaited roommate search has begun. With social media nowadays, it’s easy to communicate with people going to the same college as you -- but is all of this necessary? In the class of 2024 Facebook groups, you...

College group chats cause controversy

College group chats cause controversy

Mia Daignault '20 and Abby Fleming '20

February 27, 2020

Kids rush to pick career paths too young

Kids rush to pick career paths too young

Evi Tarshis '20, Paper Arts Editor

February 13, 2020

It is more common than not that you will come across a high schooler who has a perfect sense of what they want to do with his or her life. For me there was no question: it was always Communications. I’ve spent two years of my life exploring the world of journalism and all of its perks and insights...

College tours, demonstrated interest unfairly benefit wealthier students

College tours, demonstrated interest unfairly benefit wealthier students

Lia Chen '20, Associate Managing Editor

January 9, 2020

Now that the new year has arrived,, seniors are finishing up and sending off the last of their college applications, while juniors are just beginning to prepare for the application process. The first step juniors must take is deciding which colleges to apply to, and a crucial factor is attending col...

Early Decision application outcomes create too much stress for seniors

Early Decision application outcomes create too much stress for seniors

Lily Kane '20, Broadcast Director

January 2, 2020

As a senior in high school, it is virtually impossible for me to escape the ever-increasing stress of the college process until I am in a school I’m happy with. For many seniors in my same position, these two weeks of mid-December are perhaps the most stressful of the entire year. With early decisio...

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 ...

May 1 allows seniors to celebrate their college decisions

May 1 allows seniors to celebrate their college decisions

Nicky Brown ’19

May 16, 2019

For high school seniors around the nation, May 1 was national decision day. This means that by May 1, seniors had to decide where they would attend college the following year. Traditionally, seniors celebrate their college selection by wearing their college colors or logos on May 1. Prior to school...

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