There are many college-bound seniors who are anxious and struggling on whether to take the standardized tests or not since the test centers are gradually cancelling or closing, due to new factors. For instance, one student registered to take an ACT test, but had to change the location three times. In Hong Kong, 9 SAT…
As the school year is slowly coming to an end, high school juniors and seniors are faced with another great challenge; college applications. Going to college is usually the main reason why students work so hard during their 4 years of high school. Therefore, narrowing down the thousands of schools to only a few is…
In the past, the SAT has held an enormous amount of weight on college application., acceptances, and rejections. In 1926, when the SAT was first introduced and administered to students, it held a significantly different position in college applications than today. Flash forward to nearly a century later, the test could not have become more…
The competition for college is becoming more and more fierce but the more difficult part about going to college is that many students are having a hard time affording college. So, many students are turning to sports for their scholarship opportunities although obtaining a sport’s scholarship is more difficult than one can imagine. Some say however, that going to college should not be the only motivation for playing sports.
Going to college these days is something that everyone aspires to do. In today’s society a bachelor’s degree is equivalent to a master’s degree making it even more of a necessity. However, getting into college has proved to be a larger obstacle than one would expect as the requirements are getting more and more difficult. In order to earn a leg up in the competition, many students are turning to sports but being a student athlete is also much more difficult than one would imagine as managing sports and academics is a very tight rope.
With summer unofficially already here, many students are looking into what activities they will engage in over the summer in order to have a more quality summer. However, summer is not just about the pools, waves, trips. Many students are also taking advantage of their summer by applying and working at internships and other opportunities that will help them with their college application process.
The Cerritos area school has many services for college-bound seniors.
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JSR editors Angela Kim and Sally Lee have been accepted into Princeton’s Class of ’19!
Students give their views on Affirmative Action and stereotypes.