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Seniors can now take the SAT at CHS

CHS will now be able to administer the SAT to Seniors to help with college admissions.

Nicola DeGregorio

October 2, 2020

On Oct. 14, CHS will administer the SAT to seniors.  According to the College Board, tests from the months of March through July were canceled due to the coronavirus, making it difficult for the Class of 2021 to take the exam. This year, the PSAT, generally taken by freshmen, sophomores and juniors wi...

SAT prep courses popular among students

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Phoebe Drummond

February 10, 2017

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

Boston College, where annual tuition is $65,644 for the 2016-17 school year.

Izzy Cavazzoni

December 22, 2016

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

EICs Izzy Cavazzoni and Courtney Kushnir look back on their time with The Inkblot.

May 1, 2014

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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