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As the class of ’21 graduates, many students are making college admissions decisions. Staples students have gotten into universities across the nation, among those, Ivy league and top-tier universities.

Seniors reflect on college process, offer advice

Tierney Kugel ’22, Breaking News Manager May 17, 2021

As colleges issue their letters of acceptance and rejection to the high school class of ’21, many seniors are seeing their hard work pay off. Staples students are committing to universities across the...

Most college students are required to remain at home from late November through mid-January in hopes of reducing unnecessary travel.

College students accept logic of extended break, attempt to capitalize on extra time

Chloe Murray '22, Paper Opinions Editor December 21, 2020

Every year, as late November rolls around, college students say their tearful goodbyes to their best friends as they leave for Thanksgiving break. This year, however, the break looks a little different.  What...

Corona disrupts college decisions for seniors

Siri Kanter '20, Staff Writer May 11, 2020

For the past three years, seniors have eagerly awaited for May 1, 2020: a day where they could represent their selected post-high school plans, confident in their choices. For the class of 2020,...

Navigating the not-so-random roommate process

Navigating the not-so-random roommate process

Caroline Lane, Staff Writer May 10, 2016

As May 1st settled in, each and every college bound senior knows just where they’re going. The stress of the college process is over, but people tend to forget that along with finding just where they’ll...

5 tips on how to enjoy going on college tours

5 tips on how to enjoy going on college tours

Ivy Prince, A&E Web Editor April 26, 2016

While most Staples students traveled to a warm destination over spring break, or enjoyed time at home with their family and friends, many students especially from the junior class visited colleges of their...

Finding roommates differs among colleges and students

Finding roommates differs among colleges and students

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor March 18, 2015

Once students get into a college, the first order of business is usually to check out the college Facebook group, where students post bios about themselves hoping to attract potential roommates. For those...

College Panel Night engages juniors in the college process

College Panel Night engages juniors in the college process

Claire Lewin, Associate Managing Editor May 23, 2014

On May 20th at 7:00 pm, representatives from colleges across the country and Staples students gathered in the Staples auditorium to delve into one of the most daunting of topics: the college process. Panel...

Student Teachers Use Staples as a classroom

December 22, 2010

Michelle Maher is a graduate student at at the University of Connecticut who is working to get her master’s degree in education. As a requirement for the course, Maher was required to teach high school...

College Visits: Oct. 18 – Oct. 22

October 17, 2010

Monday OCT. 18 Tuesday OCT. 19 Wednesday OCT. 20 Thursday OCT. 21 Friday OCT. 22 8:30 a.m. University of Bridgeport 8:00 a.m. University of Colorado at Boulder 9:30 a.m. University of Chicago 8:30...

College Visits Oct. 4 – Oct. 8

October 5, 2010

Check out what colleges are coming to Staples College and Career center this week. MONDAY OCT 4. TUESDAY OCT 5. WEDNESDAY OCT. 6 THURSDAY OCT. 7 FRIDAY OCT. 8 10:00...

Playing In College: Inside the Recruitment Process

April 21, 2009

Lucas Hammerman '10 A& E Editor Staples Varsity Football Coach Marce Petroccio said, “It is a great process. There is a place for everyone and I think the parents here as well as the kids do...

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