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Accepted seniors attempt to connect with their schools in a COVID world

Grace Livecchi ’21 January 26, 2021

 Many students apply to their schools through the common application, a software that helps distinguish which applications are early decision (ED) and which are early admission (EA). Applicants are only allowed to apply to one ED school, but can often times also apply EA elsewhere.

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,...

Sympathy is necessary during college season

Sympathy is necessary during college season

Kit Epstein , Breaking News Editor December 23, 2016

Kit Epstein '17 When I was a junior, I truly believed that I was at my wit’s end. In my mind, I couldn’t possibly be more stressed out than I was among AP classes, SAT prep testing and college touring....

Before you know it, you’ll have the acceptances rolling in. Photo by Nicole DeBlasi ’15

The do’s and dont’s of the college process

Nicole DeBlasi, Staff Writer May 12, 2015

The college process and filling out applications can seem daunting. This is especially true in a town like Westport where there is so much competition and so much talk about everyone’s plans after graduation Now...

 Hopkins admissions error rattles college applicants

Hopkins admissions error rattles college applicants

Ale Benjamin, Managing Editor December 19, 2014

For thousands of seniors across the nation, December has the potential to bear one of the best days of the year. And no, it’s not Christmas. This day falls about two weeks before, when a long awaited...

Excessive college gear generates judgement

Excessive college gear generates judgement

Cadence Neenan, Web Managing Editor November 10, 2014

At Staples High School, college applications are treated with the type of air-tight security a clueless outsider might reserve for the CIA. Forget “I love you;” the truest sign someone trusts you...


December 13, 2010

It’s the day that many Staples seniors have been marking off their calendars since they pressed submit on their applications. The day that anyone wanting a quick answer on where they are going to college...

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