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Down with college entrance exams

Down with college entrance exams

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

February 14, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

Colleges take many factors into consideration when admitting students. Unfortunately, admission is very dependent on two ridiculous tests: the SAT and the ACT. I took my first Preliminary SAT (PSAT) at the beginning of my sophomore year, and it did not go well. I had never taken a test like that,...

‘The College Dropout’ turns 10 years old

‘The College Dropout’ turns 10 years old

Ravina Gujral, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014


Filed under A&E

February 10, 2004, better known as the date that Kanye West released his first album, was the day that a legendary rapper officially entered the music industry as an artist. In the late 1990s, West worked behind the scenes as a record producer for Roc-A-Fella Records founded by Jay-Z, also known as Shawn...

Exploring College

Exploring College

Tara Ebrahimpour, Staff Writer

January 20, 2014


Filed under Multimedia

Students greeting college meetings

Students greeting college meetings

November 4, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top News

As seniors start to obsess over college applications and juniors begin to delve into the possibilities of their post-high school plans, dreary questions nag in the back of the mind of the average upperclassman: What do college admission officers want to see from me? How do I know what colleges I want to ap...

College craze

College craze

April 2, 2013


Filed under Campus

For second semester seniors, the stress never seems to cease. Some people assume that once college applications are submitted, the rest of the year is a breeze. However, this is not quite the case. As rejection and acceptance letters arrive, the results tend to send some students over the e...

College sports reach Carlmont athletes

February 27, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

Imagine what it would be like if you got the opportunity to play your favorite sport in college and get paid to do so. All the years of practicing your sport almost finally pays off when a college coach recognizes your talent and skill. It’s a very big deal when a high school athlete is being recruited...

College representatives on campus

College representatives on campus

September 14, 2012


Filed under Campus

During September and October of every year, admissions officers from selective colleges travel to schools all over the country to meet with high school students. In small groups, these representatives discuss topics such as the academic programs, campus life, financial aid, and admission procedu...

Dance performance comes to Cañada College

Dance performance comes to Cañada College

May 3, 2012


Filed under Campus

[media-credit name="Cañada College" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]Cañada College will be hosting their annual spring semester dance performance, Dance Motion IV, on Friday, May 11 at 7:30 PM in the Main Theater. The dance show is free and open to everyone, but donations are requested to help f...

Carlmont hosts college info night

Carlmont hosts college info night

October 12, 2011


Filed under Campus

Carlmont's College Counselor Connie Dominguez offered a crash course in college applications for both students and parents on Oct. 12. Dominguez reviewed the differences between CSU and UC campuses, how and when to apply for each school, the final dates for seniors to take the SAT, and how to apply...

College info night

College info night

February 24, 2011


Filed under Campus

Carlmont college counselor Ms. Connie Dominguez hosted a college information night in the student union on Thursday, Feb. 24. The night began with an overview of the different UC and CSU campuses in California and the requirements necessary for admission to these colleges. Dominguez went on to explain...

How to make your college application stand out

December 1, 2010


Filed under Campus

On Nov. 30, Kaplan's  local community relationship managers Kyle Rohrs and Melisse Skelton presented Accepted!, a college admissions workshop that covered the ins and outs of the college admissions process and how to make an application look the best. According to Rohrs and Skelton, there are four...

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