Tag Archives: college

Seniors plan for college as graduation approaches

By Eris Hollingshead, staff writer As the 2013-2014 school year comes to an end, seniors at Boulder High are anxious to see what the next chapter of their lives hold for them. Although many seniors are feeling bittersweet about leaving … Continue reading

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Advanced Placement exams offer a variety of benefits to students

By Chandler Baker, editor & Zoe Dulchinos, staff writer While most high school seniors are winding down their Boulder High careers, for some the last few weeks are the most stressful. Advanced Placement exam weeks signify the conclusion of schoolwork … Continue reading

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For many seniors, holiday gifts include a ticket to higher education

By Chandler Baker & Keile Kropf, editors The holiday season brings more than just stockings and candy canes to Boulder High seniors as early-action college applications are beginning to roll in. After years and months of hard work preparing for … Continue reading

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Opinion: College visits can both help, confuse prospective students

By Zoe Dulchinos, staff writer Last night I got back from an overnight stay at Occidental College. I got to sit in on two interesting classes, attend a game of the team I might join and sleep over in a … Continue reading

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Seniors experience higher stress levels as they try to navigate college crunch time

By Hayleigh Criss & Zoe Dulchinos, staff writers As the fall rolls around, Boulder High once again becomes flooded with college reps, and the counseling office gets overrun by frantic, college-bound seniors. Hundreds of schools will visit and conduct informational … Continue reading

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College Fair assists Boulder High students with broadening their horizons as they consider attending in-state colleges

By Chandler Baker, staff writer The Boulder Valley School District counselors sponsored an In-State College Fair on Sept. 19 from 6-8 p.m. at Centaurus High School. It was a great opportunity for students to research programs at various schools across … Continue reading

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Counselors prepare junior class for college application process while introducing them to ins, outs of Naviance

By Eliot Meade, staff writer Today, many students stress about college.  The amount of emphasis that has been put on which college students attend has greatly increased, and many high school students feel the pressure of choosing the right school.  … Continue reading

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With PSAT, Boulder High students prepare for college entrance exams, hope to qualify for National Merit Scholarship

By Loic Guegan, staff writer   Many Boulder High sophomores and juniors took the PSAT/NMSQT for the first time on Oct. 15. For many of these Boulder High students, it was their first experience taking any standardized tests in high … Continue reading

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Opinion: College visits help the rich, exclude the poor

By Benn Myers, commentary editor When filling out my college applications, there is less variation than a person would think. While essay questions vary slightly and the information requested can differ from school to school, for the most part all … Continue reading

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Opinion: College essay writers miss the point

By Benn Myers, commentary editor I’ve read countless college essays over the past few weeks.  I’ve dug through mountains of sample essays, diligently trying to mimic their ideas and style.  I’ve edited what seems like hundreds of my friends’ essays, … Continue reading

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