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Letter of recommendation season is here Photo Cover. Graphic by Gavin Hung

Letter of recommendation season is here

Gavin Hung, Staff Writer September 25, 2021

With most college applications being due between November and January, many teachers have been confronted with an onslaught of requests for letters of recommendation from seniors. In order to prepare,...

The college process comes to a close

The college process comes to a close

Mallika Singh April 13, 2018

s April slips by and the weather gets warmer, seniors find themselves with time on their hands. The college application process is finally completely over. Take a look at some of the seniors’ thoughts...

The right fit: colleges change their priorities in the application process

The right fit: colleges change their priorities in the application process

Nathan Stevens April 12, 2018

he end of the school year is approaching, and with it comes a big decision for seniors — choosing where to go to college. For some, that is easy. They got into their first choice. But for others who...

A word of advice: MVHS seniors on college applications

A word of advice: MVHS seniors on college applications

Aanchal Garg March 10, 2018

Second semester means something different to every grade. While freshman get used to the routine of high school, sophomores enjoy the last few moments of peace before a hectic junior year. And while juniors...

Applying to College

Applying to College

Mallika Singh November 16, 2017

rom now until the end of the calendar year, seniors at MVHS will be in full-on college application mode. It’s no secret that things can get hectic during this time of the year. Take a look at what some...

ASB Officers Host 2017-2018 Information Session

ASB Officers Host 2017-2018 Information Session

Akshara Majjiga March 10, 2017

t an introductory meeting for aspiring ASB officers on Mar. 7, the colorfully decorated Leadership room P1 was primarily filled with juniors in leadership. One by one, the current officers explained...

Making them count ‎

Making them count ‎

Priya Reddy December 10, 2016

ne of the most time-consuming aspects of college applications is the essay. But over the years, some schools have switched from prompts relating to a person’s academic or extracurricular achievements,...

First Financial Aid workshop held Jan. 21

First Financial Aid workshop held Jan. 21

Catherine January 26, 2014

Financial Aid workshop gives help with application to students and parents and $1000 scholarship raffle opportunity. The Cash for College FAFSA (Federal Student Aid Application) Workshop was held on...

Junior Nishant Jain demonstrates features on his application

Taking it to a new dimension

Yashashree Pisolkar September 26, 2012

Junior Nishant Jain was dissecting a human cadaver. He brushed and tapped the glossy surface of the dissection table, maneuvering his way around the organs, muscles and bones. He sliced the first layer...

Finding the students voice

Finding the students’ voice

Julian Laguisma March 4, 2010

Paper applications, the first step to become the Intra-District Council Student Board Member, are due March 5 to the ASB office If you aspire to be more than just another student leader,...

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