Education

Column: Advice from a senior to underclassmen

Column: Advice from a senior to underclassmen

There has always been a stereotype about high school, whether it will be one of the best experiences in someone’s life or the worst. The only real fact is that everyone has the choice to decide how or what they can do to make the most out of high school either by...

SAT essay, subject tests discontinued by College Board

SAT essay, subject tests discontinued by College Board

The College Board, which owns and administers the SAT, has decided to no longer offer SAT Subject Tests and the SAT Essay as of Jan. 19. This decision especially affects juniors, such as Xavier Alban, who were planning to take these tests for college admissions. “I’d...

Opinion: The college application process is toxic

Opinion: The college application process is toxic

If you google “how to get into college,” more than a billion results will pop up. The college industry has turned into a capitalistic monster, made up of books, guides, videos, tutors, and endless experts that claim they’ll help you get into your dream college. People...

UCSD: A college for you?

UCSD: A college for you?

Unlike many other UCs, the University of California San Diego is the combination of six different unique colleges: Revelle, Muir, Marshall, Warren, Roosevelt and Sixth. Amanda Calcetas, an incoming third year at Sixth College majoring in Cognitive Neuroscience,...