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College Scorecard: a website every student needs for career/college planning

College Scorecard: a website every student needs for career/college planning

by Kayley Russell, Reporter
October 12, 2015
Filed under College Blog, Showcase

For seniors the deadline for applying to University of Maryland is November 1st. For seniors who are just now considering applying, it is almost too late to get started. Making decisions about important factors such as tuition, location, school size can be very overwhelming. Many students don’t know wha...

Don’t ignore the benefits of visiting college reps

Don’t ignore the benefits of visiting college reps

by Kaylee Henry, Editor
October 10, 2015
Filed under College Blog, Showcase

Besides the relief of getting out class, college visits can be important to your future education and could just determine where you go to college. In the fall each year, representatives from college admissions offices travel to high schools around the U.S to meet with students one on one. This all...

Mind the gap…year: Is rushing off to college always the best idea?

Mind the gap…year: Is rushing off to college always the best idea?

by Olivia Goldstein, Editor
May 17, 2015
Filed under College Blog, Showcase

Today it’s expected that in order to succeed after high school, students must receive a bachelor’s degree and, often, a masters. But how are teenagers supposed to know what they want to do for a lifetime when all they have seen is one high school curriculum? Graduating from high school is a milestone...

5 things you shouldn’t overlook when choosing a college

5 things you shouldn’t overlook when choosing a college

by Izzy Peterson, Editor
May 7, 2015
Filed under College Blog

In May, most seniors need to commit to their 4 year college. As a student who has had to face this challenge, there are a few things that I paid close attention to. Your own life-changing choice may become easier with the consideration of these five details about your future college. Class size/enrollment...

SAT: Three little letters that strike fear in every teen

SAT: Three little letters that strike fear in every teen

by Andrea Huston, Reporter
February 7, 2014
Filed under College Blog

Across the nation, students panic: SAT prep, college applications and recommendation letters. So this is senior year fun? This is a stressful time, but count on one thing: increasing SAT scores. One route many students take is getting a private tutor. This way, students are not crammed into large...

Getting your dream job is no longer a nightmare

Getting your dream job is no longer a nightmare

by Olivia Goldstein, Editor
November 4, 2013
Filed under College Blog, Opinion, Showcase

Generation Lost: Many students, both high school and college age, have no idea what they want to do for the rest of their lives. I am not one of the select few who know exactly what they were born to do, and actually pursue and become it. We all dream of becoming a CEO or a professional athlete but...

Making the mark with SAT’s and ACT’s

Making the mark with SAT’s and ACT’s

by Olivia Goldstein, Izzy Peterson, and Morgan Buchanan
October 10, 2013
Filed under College Blog, Lancer Media Blogs, News, Showcase

The stress is sinking in for college bound students, panicking to make a good impression on promising colleges. This includes earning high marks on the SAT and ACT tests. The SAT test challenges math, reading and writing abilities and a required essay; whereas, the ACT tests the same subjects in addition...

College visits: The first step in the college process

College visits: The first step in the college process

by Olivia Goldstein, Reporter
September 13, 2013
Filed under College Blog, Lancer Media Blogs, News

Juniors and seniors have only one topic on their minds, besides sleep: College admissions. The college process can be long and excruciating one but it does not have to be an odyssey. In September and October, college representatives come to LHS, and it’s important to take advantage of that resource. “College...

Together to distant: Your sibling leaving for college

Together to distant: Your sibling leaving for college

by Ryan Stark, Reporter
September 10, 2013
Filed under College Blog, Showcase

Chances are, you either have a sibling leaving for college or, perhaps thankfully, have one that is out of the house. At first, it could seem great! There’s one less person competing for attention. No more annoyance! No more fighting! The bathroom’s always clean! However, the life of an only child...

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