The Precedent

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...

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Point/Counterpoint: Are Finals Good for students or Bad for Students

January 19, 2018

Are semester finals good or bad? And should they be worth twenty percent of the grade. The question if stress and anxiety is a good reason to not like final exams or is it just an excuse among student.

Finals May Lead to Success but Cause Extra Stress For many students

Christian Haugen, Staff Reporter January 19, 2018

Every 18-20 weeks students are busy studying and stressing out about finals which weigh twenty percent of their grades which is no small factor, it can determine whether or not you pass a class. Also students...

Final Exams are a Nuisance to Students, but a Necessity to Future Success

Michael McKinzie, Staff Reporter January 19, 2018

Every Semester Students across the country prepare for their final exams in pursuit of a passing grade in their various classes. Teenagers despise the tests due to the stress and anxiety they cause, but...

College planning through high school

Valerie Burgess and Ethan Thai December 16, 2016

Throughout high school, the looming pressure to prepare for college is ever present. Classes, grades, class rank, and standardized testing scores are all factors which comprise the college application...

Sleep deprivation and stress on the rise in education

Sarah Campbell and Sam Nabaty December 16, 2016

Intelligence, opportunities, knowledge: all byproducts of getting an education. However, these things often come with a cost of stress, anxiety and sleep deprivation. Whether it be to get accepted into...

Emails from colleges.

College creates anxiety for seniors

Abbie Murray, Staff Reporter September 4, 2015

Another school year begins and with it another wave of seniors must decide what their future may hold: whether it be picking the right college, getting a job, going to a trade school, or a combination...

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