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Freshmen weigh in on their high school experience

Freshmen weigh in on their high school experience

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

Freshman year is arguably the hardest year for high school students. Adjusting to the new campus, making new friends, and getting used to everything can put a lot of stress on those not expecting it. "High school is much more stressful and harder academically than middle school," said freshman Varsha...

What I wish my freshman self knew

What I wish my freshman self knew

Kristen Friis, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief/Business Manager

March 17, 2015

Freshman year I was 4’11” and the top flier on our cheerleading team. I got made fun of because I was always dropped on my face at assemblies and football games. I was scared of the people, scared of the workload, and scared I wasn’t going to “fit in.” Isn’t that a stereotypical 14-year-old’s...

Post-college applications: what happens next?

Post-college applications: what happens next?

Alyssa Espiritu, Staff Writer

March 16, 2015

Stress, anxiety, tension, the fear of the unknown. All of these are emotions are stereotypically  associated with second semester seniors in relation to college admissions. However, those aren’t the only emotions a second semester senior can encounter. Through a series of interviews with the...

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