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SAT prep courses popular among students

SAT prep courses popular among students

Phoebe Drummond

February 10, 2017


Filed under Features, In-Depth

While nearly 2.1 million students from the Class of 2016 took the ACT, nearly 1.7 million opted for the SAT, according to The Washington Post and the SAT Suite of Assessments, respectively. Both of these tests have been a factor in college admission decisions for decades. To strengthen their chance...

College debt proves undue burden on undergraduates

College debt proves undue burden on undergraduates

Izzy Cavazzoni

December 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion

After sleepless nights, hundreds of coffees, countless extracurricular activities and copious amounts of standardized testing, you are accepted into your dream college – and you are thousands of dollars in debt. Punished for pursuing higher education, 60 percent of college graduates enter the w...

Changed SAT will better predict students’ college chances

Changed SAT will better predict students’ college chances

May 1, 2014


Filed under Editorials

High school students face a number of challenges in the college application process. From innumerable essays and resume edits to visiting schools, the hoops that the average high school student has to go through for college can seem endless. One such hoop is the standardized test. Students prepare for m...

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