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Senior navigates her way through New York University via Naviance.

Q&A with Mary Banks

Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Chief September 20, 2023

Mary Banks is a former Director of Admissions at the Columbia School of Nursing and former Director of Admissions for the School of Education, Nursing, and the Arts at NYU.   Through Quad Education...

Senior Daniel Erwin does his work during class.

Seniors speak on college application process

Shayda Dadvand, Editor Chief June 1, 2023

With college application season over, seniors may finally recover from the long process.    For example, senior Isabela Painter was hit hard by the work. She spoke about her first semester...

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SAT to switch to online by 2024

Highlights February 10, 2022

Emma Newman co-editor-in-chief  The College Board announced that the SAT will be strictly digital by 2024, a significant change from the test’s traditional Scantron format. While testing will...

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College counselor publishes book addressing needs of college students

Highlights September 7, 2021

Emma Newman co-editor-in-chief Casey Rowley Barneson spent her days during the pandemic helping counsel students through the college admissions process. During the mornings and the evenings, however,...

SDSU Freshman Rebecca Harooni

The Flip Slide — Thoughts on College | College Freshman Edition!

Highlights May 6, 2021

Staff Writer: Victoria Hirsh Staff Writer: Michael https://youtu.be/0hae1eiRwGk

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SAT, ACT testing should remain optional post-pandemic

Highlights April 8, 2021

Emma Newman staff writer The SAT and ACT tests are biased measuring tools that work against less affluent students and students of color, and therefore should not be required on college applications. Results...

District will administer an in-person PSAT with safety precautions

District will administer an in-person PSAT with safety precautions

Highlights January 25, 2021

Candice Anvari staff writer The annual PSAT-NMSQT will be administered in-person at Beverly Vista Middle School on Tuesday, Jan. 26. Due to the coronavirus, the district will implement safety precautions...

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The Flip Slide — Thoughts on College | Senior Edition!

Highlights December 1, 2020

  Victoria Hirsh staff writer Nathan Hanokaee staff writer Michael Rabizadeh staff writer In this episode of The Flip Side, seniors talk about their current experience with the college application...

The COVID-19 pandemic has given junior Aghigh Banitaba new opportunities

The Flip Side — Thoughts on College | Junior Edition!

Highlights November 17, 2020

  Victoria Hirsh staff writer Nathan Hanokaee staff writer Michael Rabizadeh staff writer In this episode of the Flip Side, high school juniors share their thoughts on the college process and what...

Change in SAT, ACT requirements affects juniors’ college admissions

Change in SAT, ACT requirements affects juniors’ college admissions

Highlights September 22, 2020

Candice Anvari staff writer For decades, the SAT or ACT was a college application staple. However, due to the coronavirus, many colleges decided to either cancel their standardized testing requirement...

College center hosts weekly question-and-answer sessions

College center hosts weekly question-and-answer sessions

Highlights April 29, 2020

Emma Newman staff writer To keep students updated about college-related information, college counselor Casey Rowley is now hosting live Q&As every Friday at 12:15 p.m. Rowley hosts these sessions...

Seniors sweep in Ivy League admissions

Highlights January 13, 2020

Catherine Gagulashvili co-editor-in-chief Ava Securro co-editor-in-chief When senior Kate Bim-Merle was accepted into the ultra-elusive engineering program at Cornell University, she reacted how one would...

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