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Streamlining standardized testing?

Streamlining standardized testing?

College Board discontinues SAT Subject Tests, Optional Essay for future exams.
Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief February 5, 2021

The College Board released an official statement on Jan. 19 detailing the organization’s decision to rid of SAT Subject Tests and the optional SAT Essay. For years, standardized testing as a whole has...

Battle of the standardized tests: SAT versus ACT

Battle of the standardized tests: SAT versus ACT

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief January 15, 2021

While the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and the ACT (American College Testing) are both standardized tests used to gauge a student’s academic abilities for college admission or scholarship purposes,...

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5 ways COVID-19 has changed college admissions for ’21

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief September 1, 2020

Similar to many other aspects of today’s world, the college admissions process has been disturbed by the spread of the coronavirus around the country. From changing standardized testing requirements...

Seniors Viet Tran and Damion Fisher have aspirations to attend Ivy League universities after graduating from high school.

The recipe for an Ivy League application

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor October 7, 2019

Receiving admission to a prestigious school in the U.S. is becoming increasingly rare. This is because, as the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in 2017, two out of three high school graduates will continue...

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The “Secret” Standardized Tests

Specific exams administered by College Board make students appear desirable to colleges.
Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor November 13, 2018

For most high school students, junior year is the year of standardized testing. From the PSAT in the fall to multiple rounds of SAT or ACT testing year-round, colleges require many things of students the...

Standards for Standardized Testing

Standards for Standardized Testing

Knowing the differences between ACT and SAT
Manasvi Reddy, Reporter January 18, 2018

The SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and the ACT (American College Test) are standardized tests taken by high school students, typically juniors, to appeal to colleges and open doors to scholarships. These...

Tips to Test

Tips to Test

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief January 10, 2018

Everyone told her she should’ve taken it sooner. She had been calm and prepared, ready to ace the test and watch the scholarships appear. Then she entered the testing room. It was a large, slightly...

STAAR Restricts Students’ Learning

STAAR Restricts Students’ Learning

April 22, 2016

College demands facts and information and not the confusing packet that results in a non-crediting score, the STAAR. Many of the lesson plans in place in core classes have been shortened to accommodate...

The Seniors cheer in the front row of thestudent section for the first game of the season. (From left to right Airielle Wise, Kelsey Pocowatchit, Morgan Taff, Tommy Che, Karla Gonzalez, Nicole Linn, Paige Hollingsworth, Teresa Vu, Brittany Williams and Leah Slade).

Senior’s Survival Guide

Miranda Darne, Managing Editor September 28, 2015

Meeting standards. That’s what senior Madi Davis has to do to be admitted into MSU. Although Madi has already committed to MSU for soccer and only has to meet the minimum acceptance requirements,...

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