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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...

Seniors gear up for college day

Seniors gear up for college day

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Campus

As acceptance letters roll in, students begin to share what schools they will be attending in the fall. For Carlmont seniors, one of the most highly anticipated spirit days is college gear day. On May 22, ASB held college gear day to kick off the final spirit week of the year. Although this...

Career Center helps students prepare for the future

Career Center helps students prepare for the future

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, Campus Thoughts

Many teenagers experience more freedom from parents and authority figures as they navigate high school. However, these freedoms often come with more responsibility, such as getting a job. Luckily for Carlmont students, mobile apps teacher Kristine Govani posts job flyers and work permits on a bulletin...

Study where your heart is

Study where your heart is

Armon Mahdavi, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“The only benefit of a literature degree is that you will be able to write a great suicide note.” This is what a fellow student said to me after I told him what I planned on studying in college.  I was not fazed by his reply. I am very much used to this sort of rhetoric towards liberal arts degr...

Studying abroad immerses students in new cultures

Studying abroad immerses students in new cultures

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Features

For many high school students, the decision of where to go to college is hard, as there are many different options. One of the most difficult is whether or not to study abroad, in a culture and language different from your own. Studying abroad pulls the student away from their families, and they a...

The college craze: Dealing with acceptances and rejections

The college craze: Dealing with acceptances and rejections

Elena Mateus, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter

As college admission results begin to come out, many students are filled with joy and others with disappointment. Elena Mateus covers different perspectives on the highly talked about topic on Carlmont's campus.

Middle College provides a high school alternative

Middle College provides a high school alternative

Sophie Penn, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016


Filed under Features

Social media and entertainment continue to portray high school as four years of varsity jackets, school rallies, and cliques. However, Middle College provides a contrast to what has come to be seen as the stereotypical high school. Middle College is an alternative to high school for students who feel t...

High school relationships can stand the test of time

High school relationships can stand the test of time

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under Features

The year was 1977 when Jackie Perkins first laid eyes on Robbie Chang. While hanging around the courtyard of Ralston Middle School, on what was just another day, their eyes first met. Little did they know, they would be spending the rest of their lives together. Their romantic relationship, which began the...

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