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Burns Slams College Board Conformity

In my American Studies class, I never had to study for a test. Looking back, I only ever picked up my textbook because I truly wanted to understand and learn. We were told from the beginning that this was not a class that would “teach to the test,” but rather a class that would teach us how to ...

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What’s in a Name?

“What’s in a name?” This famous question should be the first one posed by any college advisor worth his or her master’s. How much should the reputation of the university we attend matter to us? Are we superficial, vain even, if we crave that elite Ivy League status as much as, or more than, ...

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The College Process

Opinions about the current college process that weren’t included in the issue.

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The Meaning of Life

If the meaning of life were defined by colleges, life would come after April 1st, childbirth after asking “why us?”— instead of Fitzgerald, the literature filling the Barnes & Nobles bookshelves would be Princeton Review stories of ...

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Testing Schedules: How Much is Too Much?

Though it has changed over the centuries, the goal of standardized testing has remained the same: to provide an equal and unbiased way for test-takers to prove their merit.

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We Regret to Inform You…

The Wall of Shame is a place for seniors to pin up the contents of those notorious thin envelopes and to commiserate with classmates over rejections.

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