Tag: college

What To Expect for Senior Year, Juniors

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It’s October 17th. Many early college deadlines are coming up on November 1st. And with November 1st deadlines, you need time to show people your essays and time to proofread your overall applications. AND it is recommended that you don’t wait…

The PSATS/NMSQT, as a sophomore? Yes or No.

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Last Saturday, October 15th, CCHS hosted the PSATS/NMSQT. The PSAT stands for Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test, and can be called the preliminary SAT. The benefits of taking The PSAT as a sophomore are plain to see. It provides a practice…

CCHS: A Year in Review

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It’s been another whirlwind year for CCHS, with students excelling in the arts, sports, and academics.  We began discussions on student stress levels and mental health, traveled around the world through different exchange programs, and saw an incredibly successful college…

Senior Year Bucket List

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Sixteen days.  That’s all the days of high school seniors have left.  Only three more painful Monday morning wake ups, only thirteen more A blocks spent struggling to stay awake in between sips of Dunkin Donuts.  Less, if you have APs…

Trouble in an Ivy Covered Paradise

  There seems to be trouble in the paradise of the upper-middle class population seeking higher education after high school. Is the dream of the Ivy League education really all that it is cracked up to be? For those who…

Should College Athletes Be Paid?

College sports have become massive franchises for many schools, bringing vast donations from alumni and huge merchandise sales. Money brought in from ticket sales, donations, and media rights drive college sports, and the athletic departments of countless schools. According to Marc…

Stop Talking About College!

I am aware that college has direct effects on one’s future and that I am only a junior and have not experienced the full process yet, but I still have reason to believe that the college obsession has spiraled out of…

Students’ Tips for Dealing with Stress

With college applications, those both pending and in the works, midterms, various tests, and other academic or personal challenges at this time, it can be very easy for students to be stressed. If you feel overwhelmed because of all of…

Tips and Tricks for the SAT’s and ACT’s

The start of the New Year can mean a lot of things for different people. To many, it means making resolutions and improving this year. However, for some students, the New Year also means facing one of the biggest challenges…