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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...

View of junior Lily Peta’s 7 a.m. walk to start her daily routine. Many popular streets such as Lake St and John F Kennedy Dr are partially closed to traffic to encourage social distancing among pedestrians and cyclists.

Blog: The 6th month

Life has changed as shelter in place becomes routine
Tabitha Parent, Managing Editor September 17, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Today marks the sixth month of shelter in place for San Franciscans. I was watching a virtual college information session when I got a text from one of our EICs reminiscing about where...

Testing uncertainty affects college application process

Testing uncertainty affects college application process

Students adjust to SAT and ACT cancellations due to COVID-19
Gabrielle Guido and Madeline Thiara August 20, 2020

Availability for standardized testing is causing uncertainty in the college admissions process as students struggle to find open testing locations during the coronavirus pandemic. Even when students sign...

College Counselors Cesar Guerrero, Rebecca Munda and college counseling associate Kelly Whalen address the Senior Class during a college information session. The counselors talked to students and their families about how to stay on track during the college application process and what resources and support they will receive.

College counselors advise students and parents

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter August 29, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Convent & Stuart Hall college counselors hosted an information night today for the senior class and their parents to help prepare them for the college application process ahead. “We...

Juniors and seniors listen to Johns Hopkins University representative during his visit in The Gallery. Representatives from colleges will continue to visit throughout the Fall semester.

College representatives begin visits to campus

Juniors, seniors take opportunity to learn about college options
Josephine Rozzelle, Senior Reporter September 8, 2016

Visits from college representatives began this week, inviting juniors and seniors to sit down with admissions personnel from colleges that interest them. “It’s a great way for students to get to...

Senior Kate Carson works on her Common App. Schools require additional information for each application, but take standard information from one questionnaire.

College applications demand more than time from seniors

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor October 13, 2015

From trying to present a worthy applicant to answering the question “who am I?” the college application process demands more than just time from seniors. Colleges charge for applications to pay...

Senior Stella Smith Werner experiments with the ideas of space and depth in a painting prepared for her AP Drawing and Painting class. Smith Werner is one of the few seniors who plans on applying to art colleges, and she is preparing an application portfolio which includes 15 to 20 pieces such as paintings, drawings and photographs. Smith Werner plans to have her portfolio reviewed by a representative of the Pratt Institute on Sunday.

Sketching out a life course

Students prepare portfolios for art school applications.
Kristina Cary, Managing Editor October 1, 2015

While many seniors have already set their minds on applying to liberal arts or science-based colleges, a few have decided to forego the traditional route and focus on art universities. “A lot of...

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