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AP students prepare for exams

AP students prepare for exams

Aliyah Wachob, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Campus

As the days grow longer and warmer, thoughts of summertime fun begin to surface. Before students can embark on their vacations, though, they must slog their way through end-of-the-year final exams. However, for AP students, the first round of tests, the AP exams, comes sooner. The AP, or Advanced Placem...

Foreign language national exams stump students

Foreign language national exams stump students

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016


Filed under Campus

Carlmont students were able to compete with other foreign language speakers during the month of March. Students in French III or higher took the National French Contest, and students in Spanish III Honors or higher took the National Spanish Exam. These tests are both contain four sections: rea...

Finals are looming over Carlmont

Finals are looming over Carlmont

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

Students are feeling the overwhelming pressure to study hard and prepare for the stressful time to come: finals week. The week for final exams begins on Dec. 14, and many students are stressed over the amount of studying and review needed to be done for each class. Sophomore Ogden Asmar said...

Only finals stand between students and break

Only finals stand between students and break

Brooke Chang, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

Nights are bright with holiday lights and joy is in the air, but students must first survive finals week before they can celebrate with their friends and family. As students count the days until winter break, many become more and more worried about the final semester tests for each of their classes. Whether...

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,...

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