The Precedent

As spring progresses, college results have come out in waves, ranging from the beginning of March to the beginning of April. Most likely due to the removal of standardized tests, there has been a large increase in college applications, which in turn made getting in much harder than before.

With removal of standardized test requirements, college application rates increase

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2021

College letters are being sent out to students worldwide, carrying news of rejection, acceptance, or the middle ground: the waitlist. With the pandemic’s prominent presence in 2020, the class of 2021...

College processes going online with the pandemic proves to be a new challenge for seniors: Virtual tours are less personal and standardized tests are harder to take.

New normal for seniors: college processes online

Ashlyn Miner , News Editor January 28, 2021

  Preparing for college is exciting but at the same time, stressful considering the setbacks associated with the pandemic. This year, it is more challenging to tour college campuses, earn scholarships,...

Applications for several different colleges surround a computer which has a welcome page from the college ASU. As time narrows down, students begin a more frequent search for applying to colleges.

Corona college applications

Makayla Premo, Staff Reporter November 20, 2020

In these times as a senior, applying to colleges is a little bit different than how it used to be when COVID-19 did not exist. As the time is dwindling down towards graduation, I know many seniors are...

Taking the SAT comes with heavy prices, the Kaplan SAT book itself costs over 80 dollars, while the test costs 52 dollars (68 with essay). There are various other factors that come to play, like test stress and the years that you build up your high school resume. All of these represent how the SAT should not be the determining factor on whether or not a student gets into college.

SAT should not be deciding factor for colleges

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2020

As students grow older and reach the last two years of their high school career, there is a standardized test that never fails to incite an unhealthy amount of stress into their routine: the SAT.  According...

ACT and SAT, what is happening to them

Dayton Jones, Sports editor April 5, 2020

The impact the coronavirus has had on schools has been huge, closing down for the rest of the year, and changing the way many things relating to the rest of the school year are being done. One of those...

College official resigns over false SAT scores

Michael Wolfe, Social Media Editor March 3, 2012

In late January, a seniorn administrator at Claremont McKenna College was removed for allegedly reporting inaccurate SAT entrance exam scores. Richard C. Vos, whose name can no longer be found on the...

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