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Students reveal the hidden importance of the PSAT

Students reveal the hidden importance of the PSAT

October 2, 2019

The school-mandated PSAT is coming fast, but not all students deal with it the same way. On Oct. 16, sophomores and juniors will be participating in the Preliminary Sch...

Competition culture creates unnecessary stress for students

Competition culture creates unnecessary stress for students

May 21, 2019

Get good grades, get into a good college, get a good job. This is what many students hear on a daily basis. As finals week approaches, many students are reminded of the pressures to...

Private and public colleges appeal to students in different ways

Private and public colleges appeal to students in different ways

May 19, 2019

Just as the purpose of buying clothing is to have something to wear, the main purpose of attending college is to receive higher education in a school that can cater to one's needs. ...

Senioritis strikes again

Senioritis strikes again

May 15, 2019

Senioritis whips through the school hallways and crawls under classroom doors, infecting students and impacting their performance in school. In other words, with summer around...

Opinion: Moving on is hard

Opinion: Moving on is hard

April 12, 2019

With graduation just around the corner, the thought of moving on from high school becomes a reality. Students are dispersing throughout the country to study their passion, immersin...

Editorial: Waitlists bring more false hope than admission

Editorial: Waitlists bring more false hope than admission

April 5, 2019

We seniors have waited for months in anticipation of April 1. Before that, we were writing about our life stories and passions. Even before that, we were working as hard as we p...

California College of the Arts hosts 2019 Holi Festival

March 20, 2019

On March 16, California College of the Arts held the 2019 Holi Festival. All funds made from the event were given to the ASHA nonprofit organization to support education in India. ...

Aspiring performing arts majors audition in pursuit of their dreams

Aspiring performing arts majors audition in pursuit of their dreams

February 7, 2019

In elementary school, kids say they want to be astronauts, acrobats, or firefighters. In middle school, kids say they want to be teachers, bakers, or police officers. In high sch...

DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

January 21, 2019

Many high school students lack critical skills needed for college and the real world such as management, organization, communication, and presentation skills, and in an increasingly ...

Passions ignored while choosing a college major

Passions ignored while choosing a college major

January 17, 2019

Only 10 percent of art graduates in 2012 reported that they earned a living primarily based on being an artist, making Paul Shields a rarity. Shields is a Scottish photogr...

Opinion: Finding the right college is often overlooked

Opinion: Finding the right college is often overlooked

November 8, 2018

CollegeConfidential.com says decisions are to be released today at 11:50 a.m. It's only 11:15 a.m., but you've checked your email countless times already. Finally, the clock...

Early action and early decision applications create new opportunities

Early action and early decision applications create new opportunities

November 5, 2018

High school seniors are scrambling to finish early action and early decision applications for college. Many early action and early decision college applications were due on Nov. 1. “So...

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