The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Updating their status

Updating their status

Alyssa Hui May 24, 2019
Seniors explain their decisions in whether or not to post about what college they will attend
What colleges want in students applying

What colleges want in students applying

Mallika Singh October 20, 2017

t’s well known that colleges ask for the, GPA, SAT scores and AP test scores of their applicants. They want numbers. Numbers make it easy to compare students. Admissions officers can look at applicants...

You dont need AdmitSee

You don’t need AdmitSee

Tal Marom November 24, 2015

or seniors, November is a time when the stress really piles on: Classes get harder and college application deadlines get closer. The window to improve our grades gets shorter, and we become more unsure...

Will changing your Facebook name really change your chances of getting into college?

Will changing your Facebook name really change your chances of getting into college?

Vanessa Qin November 17, 2015

he checklist of things to do before finally pressing that submit button on the Common Application: develop a college list, ask teachers for letters of recommendation, take the SAT or ACT one last time...

State of Learning

Kiranmayi Methuku May 29, 2012

University of California campuses seem to have discovered a new way to compensate for the budget crisis. For the 2012-2013 school year, nearly twice as many out-of-state freshmen were admitted than two...

Changing the face of college admissions

Changing the face of college admissions

Smitha Gundavajhala April 8, 2012

Standardized tests have always had challenges with cheating. Over the years, students have become better and better at it, while test proctors have maintained the same, archaic methods. Maybe the honor...

Cal cuts

Cal cuts

Deepa Kollipara November 1, 2009

Budget cuts forces UC Berkeley to remove 600 in-state admission spots 111 and 600. The number of seats cut in the UC Berkeley 2010 freshman class is almost six-times the number of MVHS students accepted...

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