Tag: college

A College Board statement regarding SAT test cancellations. Photo by Iyah Ibrahim

[Opinion] Florida colleges should opt for test-optional admissions for the Class of 2021 and 2022

Since March, a number of universities across the country have opted for test-optional admissions for only 2021 graduates. Due to complications caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many SAT and ACT dates have been postponed or canceled entirely; even in November, it is hard to […]

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As college is getting close, seniors are doing research on their top choices. Photo by Destiny Cazeau

Seniors find alternative ways to gain insight on their potential colleges

As seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School complete their college applications, the deliberation process is deemed the most stressful part. Visiting and touring campuses are vital for college decisions because it gives students an opportunity to decide what environment they want to live in […]

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[Multimedia] Colleges offer virtual  visitations through Naviance

[Multimedia] Colleges offer virtual visitations through Naviance

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Many colleges opt to allow students whether or not they want to submit their test scores. Graphic by Madison Lenard

Seniors complete their college applications amidst ongoing pandemic

As the 2019-2020 school year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School abruptly shifted to remote learning, the class of 2020 experienced various milestones in unusual ways; either at home or socially distanced. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it seems as if the class of […]

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Seniors (right) Leni Steinhardt, (middle) Emily Wolfman, and (left) Sari Kauffman stand on the hoods of their car to follow CDC guidelines while still celebrating decision day. Photo courtesy of Leni Steinhardt

Seniors celebrate Decision Day from a distance

In the midst of quarantine, seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and around the nation have been robbed of the traditional college decision day on May 1. However, to keep spirits up while following social distancing guidelines, many students in MSD’s senior class have […]

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The #CoronaCant movement started by Boca Raton High School students has connected people across the nation and the world.

Boca Raton High School students start #CoronaCant movement to connect people across the world

Despite the negative circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic, teachers and students from Boca Raton, Florida formed an organization titled #CoronaCant. The movement kicked off in mid-March. #CoronaCant was co-founded by Luke Lynch, an alumnus from Boca Raton High School and current freshman at American University, […]

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[Opinion] Seniors need more college application support

[Opinion] Seniors need more college application support

There are plenty of people who will sit down and help you whittle your college application down to perfection– if you’re willing to pay. College admissions counselors aim to help students gain acceptance to the university of their dreams. However, that help comes with a […]

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As a result of COVID-19, national testing such as the SAT and ACT have been canceled. Graphic by Brianna Jesionowski

SATs and ACTs canceled through May due to virus fears

For many juniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) and American College Test (ACT) are important exams in their high school careers. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the April 4 ACT and CollegeBoard‘s May 2 SAT were canceled. “Initially I was […]

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Revolution Prep Assistant Regional Director Ryan Baroff talks about the preparation needed for college entrance exams.

MSD PTSO introduce ‘Demystifying the College Entrance Exams’

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hosted a “Demystifying the College Entrance Exams” presentation in the John Rusnak Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. MSD’s Parent Teacher Student Association was put in charge of the informative seminar, which partnered with Revolution Prep, an interactive […]

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Students are constantly viewing colleges on social media sites. Photo by Maria Vera

[Opinion] Colleges should be able to use social media accounts to influence admission decisions

Social media, including Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, requires mature and responsible users in order to make smart decisions and act with respectable behavior. All users need to be fully aware that whatever is posted is seen by everyone forever, whether the post is deleted or […]

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