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Does Legacy Rule?: Legacy is key factor in college decision process

Does Legacy Rule?: Legacy is key factor in college decision process

Anjali Natarajan, Calina He, Leslie Huang, and Raphael Li

March 22, 2019

For senior Tori Ledezma, the decision to apply early action to Purdue University was an easy one. After all, her parents went there, and Ledezma said that was a large factor for her. In mid-February, Ledezma officially committed to Purdue University. Ledezma said her final decision to commit to Purdue was ...

CHS students to compete at Harvard-MIT Math Tournament in Boston

CHS students to compete at Harvard-MIT Math Tournament in Boston

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February 19, 2016

Five CHS students plan to attend the Harvard-MIT Math Tournament (HMMT) tomorrow at Harvard University. HMMT registration director David Liang ‘14 said via email, “HMMT is a biannual math contest that is hosted by a coalition of Harvard and MIT students. There is a November tournament that is g...

Low college acceptance rates pressure students to look into personal fit with schools

Low college acceptance rates pressure students to look into personal fit with schools

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January 21, 2016

Senior Joe Philleo has applied to several of the most well-known and prestigious universities in the country: Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are all possibilities for him. Furthermore, he said he thinks he has a good chance of being accepted into these “dream...

Recent Harvard cheating scandal blurs line between cheating, collaboration

Recent Harvard cheating scandal blurs line between cheating, collaboration

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October 23, 2012

It started off as a normal day last school year for now-senior Elizabeth Pekar. She woke up, got ready and boarded her bus, unaware that in just a few hours she would be unwittingly wrapped up in a cheating scandal that would threaten both her reputation and her academic standing. This event all began...