The Lance

Juniors receive dozens of letters and brochures from colleges, but how can they stand out in their applications?

Make yourself a better college candidate over summer break

by Yesenia Montenegro , Editor June 20, 2019

1.Find a volunteer opportunity Volunteer work is one of the biggest factors that colleges look for in potential students. Volunteering shows engagement, leadership, and time management, and it's something...

Juniors beware: Are you ready to face these trials of junior year?

Juniors beware: Are you ready to face these trials of junior year?

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter September 24, 2018

My fellow juniors: It’s a universally-known fact that junior year is the toughest year in high school. It can seem like everything is happening at once, that you have a mountain of work to do to prepare...

How mighty is the SAT?

How mighty is the SAT?

by Emily Reed, Co-editor-in-chief October 26, 2017

A few years ago, whether students liked it or not, the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) was a huge part of their future. Seniors busied themselves applying to colleges and taking the SAT for the last time...

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