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Making my college decision was less stressful than expected

Carson Field, Sports Editor

October 27, 2016

As a senior in high school, I am often asked questions, such as where are you going to college? For a long time, I did not have an answer to this difficult question. However, with experiences, research and prayer, I found the answer....

College visits: University of Alabama and Ole Miss

Kate Murphy, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

Being in the home stretch of my senior year I thought that it would be a good idea to go visit my top two schools to try and help me decide where to attend college next year. I am looking at the University of Alabama and the ...

4 tips for a successful interview

Alaina Galasso, Editor-In-Chief

January 27, 2016

During high school, we students often experience our first sets of imperative interviews. Whether it’s for a job, to be involved in a certain program or even to get into the college of your dreams, these interviews can guarantee ...

Colleges shouldn’t charge application fees

Alaina Galasso, Editor-In-Chief

September 28, 2015

The most tremendous barrier for most students applying and attending a higher learning institution is financial. In today’s society, a college degree is almost always required in order to get a job, yet some students are at...

Juniors start preparing for college

Kate Murphy, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015

It is that time a year when seniors are coming down with senioritis and everyone is starting to crave summer. But for all the juniors out there, summer means starting to think about applying to college and preparing for the last...

College 101 Night

Kate Murphy, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

Tonight is College 101 night for juniors, 15 colleges will be here to talk to parents and students, and give information and insight about college. The event will be held in building 2 in the main street hall way. The event...

AVID Club Spotlight

AVID Club Spotlight

June 3, 2014

Senioritis, or in Other Words… Why Am I Here?

Ramie Ruble, Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2014

Second semester of senior year is definitely the most evil thing ever.  I mean… do we really need it?  I’ve already been accepted to college.  I’m just killing time until I get out of this place.  But I’ve still got...

College Coffeehouse

Zoe Lopez, Editor In Chief

October 30, 2012

On October 31st, Vandegrift Counselors will hold a coffeehouse in the college connections corner from 8 to 10. This college coffeehouse will be available to any senior who has applied to a 4 year university. If you did not us...

College Corner: The Essay

Priyunka Maheshwari, Staff Writer

September 13, 2012

As college application deadlines approach, one of the most daunting tasks is crafting the perfect essay.  Commonly stated on university websites as one of the most important factors for admission, a good essay can boost a stu...

College Corner: Housing

Danielle Docherty, Sports Editor and Opinions Editor

January 6, 2012

Early admissions deadlines and scholarship deadlines for most colleges have come to a close and admission offices are working long hours reading applications and making decisions on who will and will not be attending their school...

College Corner: October

College Corner: October

September 30, 2011

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