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A High Schooler's Perspective on the New SAT

As a rising junior I plan to take the SAT this October. Along with studying the subject matter on the exam, I decided to learn a little bit more about its new format. 311 more words

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Creating a Roadmap to a Successful College Career

Students ask me all the time how I was able to choose a career that makes me noticeably so happy. They want to achieve satisfaction and enjoyment in their own careers. 338 more words


Volunteering: It Really Isn’t That Bad

By Ina Bangawan, Editor in Chief

Can anyone relate to those sarcastic college tweets? Like, “4.0 GPA, president of all the clubs, MVP of all sports, works part-time, volunteers 5/7 days, but waitlisted at all universities.”  831 more words

The extreme things parents do to help their kids discover "passion"—and write a killer college essay

Once upon a time, summer vacation was a time for American high schoolers to relax, spend time with friends and family, or get a summer job… 652 more words

7 tips for high school extracurricular activities

Extracurricular activities can play a big role in college admissions. While grades and test scores are important, your extracurricular activities can be one way to set yourself apart from the other students. 611 more words


Modern Fiction - August 24, 2016

The Future Is Now

*We will write an in-class essay about our post-graduation plans

+Click on the download for the specific criteria: THE FUTURE IS NOW… 188 more words

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Juniors: Make a List of Potential Colleges

As a high school junior, the task of picking a college can be daunting. There are so many colleges out there. So much to consider. There are a variety of different guidebooks and websites designed to help you search for a college that is right for you. 526 more words

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