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Editorial: Teens jeopardize the confidentiality PSAT content by meme-ing

Editorial: Teens jeopardize the confidentiality PSAT content by meme-ing

Editorial Board

October 13, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, SS Staff

In debates about internet content, one controversial issue has been that privacy does not exist online so any content could be traced back to the sharer for legal reasons. On the other hand, one could argue that considering there is no Internet Bill of Rights to date, internet dealings are a largel...

Editorial: College application fees should factor into students’ plans

Editorial: College application fees should factor into students’ plans

Editorial Staff

October 3, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As those grand visions of admission into college are getting nearer and nearer for expectant high school seniors, it may be a good time for a reality check. Students boldly announcing that they’re applying to 20 different schools could be underestimating one subtle but crucial detail: application fe...

Seniors sign to play college sports

Seniors sign to play college sports

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Wed. May 23, Carlmont seniors publicly committed to playing on a college sports team during a signing ceremony. Parents, friends, and fellow teammates gathered in the Stogner Gym during lunchtime to give their loved ones support. Of those seniors, Josef Gonzalez, Henry Reich, Jackson Velschow,...

Students should consider community college

Students should consider community college

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

June 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Harvard, Brown, Yale, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, Columbia, Cornell, and Dartmouth. The seven Ivy League colleges in the United States. This past year, students across the country devoted hours to writing essays and filling out lengthy applications. Yet most will not get accepted into...

Colleges are more than what they seem online

Colleges are more than what they seem online

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Many high school juniors and seniors are researching and choosing colleges to map out their futures. This process is very in-depth and requires a lot of time and energy in order to achieve the "perfect" fit of a college. But actually visiting colleges is crucial when they are front-runners, as colleges...

Belmont Library hosts college tuition workshop

Belmont Library hosts college tuition workshop

Justin Som, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under News

Every year, college tuition prices are rising. According to Make Lemonade, a site that helps with financial aid, there are 44 million borrowers in the United States who have college debt from these large fees. In light of these tuition issues, Kristi Longoria, a Financial Education Administrato...

Student stress builds alongside college expectations

Student stress builds alongside college expectations

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Campus

Most students go through high school with one goal in mind: get into a good college. While students are focused on getting into college, they create expectations for what their college experience will be like. However, throughout their four years of high school, the hours of homework and extracurricul...

College brand names define lives of graduates

College brand names define lives of graduates

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features

Harvard. Princeton. Stanford. Yale. Every day, students around the world push themselves to their physical and emotional limits in order to get accepted into these prestigious universities. This exertion is often due to the opportunities and resources that a college graduate gains after th...

College graduates struggle to find affordable Bay Area housing

College graduates struggle to find affordable Bay Area housing

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Features

The San Francisco Bay Area was born during the California Gold Rush when people from all over the world came to seek their fortunes. Nowadays, many are drawn to the Bay Area in the hopes of striking it rich in Silicon Valley.   But prospecting seems comparatively easy in contrast to the chal...

High school athletes seek college recruitment

High school athletes seek college recruitment

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Features

"I’ve been working up to this moment for my whole life." This thought goes through the minds of many high school athletes as they are going through the college recruitment process. Throughout high school, athletes must work hard both in sports and in school in order to get recruited.   Though h...

SAT scores do not predict future success

SAT scores do not predict future success

Parker English, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features

One test determines a student’s future success. Many want to do well on the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), but some struggle to understand what the score truly means. While these scores are important, they may not matter as much as one might think. “In some ways, I would say one’s S...

Life hacks meeting gives students information about alternatives to a four year college

Life hacks meeting gives students information about alternatives to a four year college

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

January 28, 2018


Filed under News

On Jan. 25 after school, students gathered at the Belmont Library to attend a seminar about life. The goal of the seminar series is to show students some choices of education or career path after high school. "This event is part of a series called Life Hacks. The idea of this came from one of the...

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