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Out of Time: Colleges should release college admission decisions earlier to help avoid conflict for students

Out of Time: Colleges should release college admission decisions earlier to help avoid conflict for students

Misha Rekhter

March 22, 2019


Filed under PERSPECTIVES, Print, Print Columnists, Recent Updates

On Feb. 1, the housing application for Indiana University (IU) opened. The application prompts prospective students to place a deposit and reserve their preferred dorm on a first-come, first-served basis. As someone who is strongly considering attending IU, I went along with the process and placed my...

As the first public school in Indiana to go test-optional, Ball State’s decision affects college admissions for seniors

As the first public school in Indiana to go test-optional, Ball State’s decision affects college admissions for seniors

Lillian He

September 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Print, Recent Updates

Over the summer, Ball State University announced it would make submitting SAT and ACT scores optional for students applying for the Class of ’23. Ball State’s decision is a part of a wider movement across the country that aims to decrease the importance of standardized test scores in the college...

No Pressure. Choose the best school for you to reach success.

No Pressure. Choose the best school for you to reach success.

perspectives

August 11, 2015


Filed under Print, Print Columnists

In nine months, we seniors will be done with CHS and moving in new directions. First, though, we must determine where exactly we would like to end up next year. Whether you feel you’ve worked hard enough and are ready to move on or you won’t settle for any school that is less than excellent, ...

Colleges at a glance – Part 2

Colleges at a glance – Part 2

blogs

October 1, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Part 2: The east coast Welcome back to Colleges at a glance. In this installment, part two, here are my favorite college campuses on the east coast of the U.S. Stereotypically, all the Ivy League schools get the highest hype with their grandiose stone buildings and historical campuses. As a result,...

New Supreme Court case challenges legality of admission procedure in public universities

New Supreme Court case challenges legality of admission procedure in public universities

News

November 15, 2013


Filed under NEWS, Print

The Supreme Court began hearing the case Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action one month ago. The issue revolves around whether or not states are constitutionally allowed to ban racial preferences in the admissions procedures within universities; proponents believe that affirmative action ...

Students seek unique ways to meet rising college costs

Students seek unique ways to meet rising college costs

News

January 24, 2013


Filed under NEWS, Print

Senior Meredith Wettersten logs on to her computer, makes a few clicks with the mouse and quickly begins typing. Senior Mitchell “Mitch” Sobek suits up in his U.S. Army uniform, puts on his heavy boots and adjusts his cap. They’re two very different people in very different settings under very...

All in-state universities to accept any AP scores of 3 or above after 2010

News

April 30, 2010


Filed under NEWS

By Michelle Yun <myun@hilite.org> Starting in 2011, a new legislation states that any AP credit starting from 2011 must be transferred to in-state colleges or universities if the students earn a score of 3 or higher. Under this new law, an additional 10,000 AP exam scores of 3 are exp...