The Rider Chronicle

The recipe for an Ivy League application

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

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 their education at a university, much higher than data from decades ago. With the large...

The “Secret” Standardized Tests


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 year before applications get sent out. For certain schools in America, these test scores are simply no...

Standards for Standardized Testing

Standards for Standardized Testing

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 tests are no joke, in fact, the majority of well-known colleges in the U. S. require a certain per...

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 dim classroom labeled “101A,” with the testing venue “Midwestern State Univ.” written...

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 for the tests sponsored by the state. The teachers tell us what ‘might’ be on the tests...

Senior’s Survival Guide

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).

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, preparations for college have still been hard as she sets her own goals.From taking dual credit classes...

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