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We are not our GPA’s

For modern high school students, more often than not, excelling in classes is not driven by a desire for education, but instead is driven by determination to maintain a high GPA. Because of the mentality surrounding GPA scores and the emphasis placed on them, high school education has shifted and… We are not our GPA’s
<a href="https://highschool.latimes.com/author/olundp/" target="_self">Paul Olund</a>

Paul Olund

January 31, 2015

For modern high school students, more often than not, excelling in classes is not driven by a desire for education, but instead is driven by determination to maintain a high GPA. Because of the mentality surrounding GPA scores and the emphasis placed on them, high school education has shifted and…

We are not our GPA’s

High schoolers’ perceptions of Stanford

High schoolers’ perceptions of Stanford

High school is romanticized as the party-filled epitome of a person’s life, but every high schooler has the inescapable thought of college hovering over their heads.  Google searching Stanford results in images of sunny Silicon Valley and articles about prodigious...