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Students Sue the University of California for Requiring ACT or SAT Scores for Admission

Students Sue the University of California for Requiring ACT or SAT Scores for Admission

Alina Zang, Layout

December 20, 2019

Advocates, teachers, and students filed a lawsuit against the University of California due to them requiring standardized test scores for college admissions, claiming it is discriminatory against less privileged students. The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday, December 10 by advocates and a school...

ACT Changes Testing Policy for 2020

Clare Canavan, Editor in Chief

November 8, 2019

ACT announced on Tuesday, October 8th, big changes to the way the company will admistrate tests.  Starting in September 2020, after students take the ACT test as a whole at least once, they can register to take one of the five sections, Reading, English, Math, Science, or Writing, individually. ...

Editorial: More Colleges Should be SAT/ACT Test Optional

Ashlyn Weidman, Reporter

May 21, 2019

A big part of getting accepted into a college is determined by a student’s SAT and ACT scores. Many schools like Harvard, St. Francis, and Boston University require you to take the SAT, and many other big schools like Penn State highly recommend one of these tests to be submitted. However, these st...

Harvard’s New Admission Process: Turning the Tide

April 27, 2016

By: Maddie O’Shea Today, the term “Ivy League” has quite a reputation: an erudite achievement. But along with its grandiose aura, the presence of academic and economic pressure as well as a lack of meaningful contribution can surface. Making Caring Common (MCC), a Harvard graduate school,...

HHS Presents College Admissions Forum

April 13, 2016

By: Bella D’Adderio Every year, anxious high school students will go through the struggle of applying to the college of their dreams. However, Hershey High School’s Counseling Department has found a way to make this time a little less stressful. On Wednesday, April 13th at 7:00 p.m. in th...

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