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There are many options for students interested in gap years, from traveling to gaining work experience.

A new side of college admissions

Virtual tours and the absence of required standardized testing shift applicants’ outlook
Kassie DeJean and Amelia Froyd-Kamrath February 24, 2021

With the cancellation of college visits and the introduction of optional standardized testing, the Class of 2021 is finding new strategies for exploring colleges and gap-year programs after graduation. Over...

Criteria for COVID-19 testing at city testing sites in San Francisco.

Juniors struggle to find COVID-19 tests in preparation for the PSAT

Department of Public Health approves standardized testing
Madeline Thiara, Senior Reporter October 8, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Juniors who plan on taking the PSAT on campus on Oct. 14 are required to have a negative COVID-19 test within two weeks of the standardized testing date, however they are struggling to find...

Standardized testing in college admissions can create an unfair advantages.

Testing the waters

Standardized testing can provide unfair advantages in applications
Staff Editorial September 24, 2020

With the pause on standardized testing due to COVID-19 magnifying the role of the SAT and ACT in college admissions, universities should consider the realities of financial inequality when deciding whether...

Senior Collette Hom reviews her Common Application Essay with a college admissions representative. The Common Application is accepted by more than 800 universities.

Seniors attend college workshop

Adele Bonomi , Sports Editor August 17, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE All seniors met with college admissions representatives to work on their Common Application Essay and get a head start on any other supplements required in the college application process. “It...

College Counselor Director Rebecca Munda explains PSAT scores to juniors, helping them understand subject skill sets./ Liana Lum

College counseling elective begins for juniors

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief January 6, 2015

Juniors gathered in the Mother Williams Library with their ipads this morning for their first college counseling elective. “As juniors, it’s time to think about where you want to go and...

Admissions based on luck, not skill

April 8, 2011

Zoe Newcomb Editor-in-Chief The college application process is without a doubt the most utterly ridiculous thing I have ever participated in. So I was horrified, like many of my peers, when I heard...

Acceptance letters come; College Confidential goes

Acceptance letters come; College ‘Confidential’ goes

April 3, 2009

Lauren Jung Editor-in-Chief Now that college decisions are out, I have a confession to make. I am a College Confidential junkie. I don’t even have an account on the Web site, but for the past four...

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