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The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The permanent cancelation of the SAT subject tests are creating equality in the college admission process | Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

COVID admissions

Minjae Kang May 19, 2021
How the cancellation of the SAT subject tests helps students and increases equity in college admissions
Senior Stories

Senior Stories

A look into the high school experiences of members of the class of 2020
College admissions should be merit-based, here’s why | EE Opinion

College admissions should be merit-based, here’s why | EE Opinion

Tanish Mendki, Devin Gupta, and Jefferson Le March 4, 2020
Of many controversial topics, college admissions is one of the most pertinent to Monta Vista high school. In this video, El Estoque staff writers Devin Gupta and Tanish Mendki explore why admissions should be merit-based
Breakdown of college related activities and associated costs

Pre-college college expenses

Devin Gupta October 22, 2019

Adriane Heinz, enrollment manager at Cupertino Flex College Prep, estimates the average family in Cupertino pays as much as $20,000 per child for tutoring, SAT preparation and other academic services....

College crossroads: exploring four MVHS teachers’ unique college experiences

College crossroads: exploring four MVHS teachers’ unique college experiences

Brian Xu June 2, 2019

As students navigate through their four years at MVHS, thoughts of college and careers undoubtedly brew in their minds. But amid the bustle of projects and exams, there is one group of people that is often...

We regret to inform you...

We regret to inform you…

Charlotte Chui and Jennie Chen April 11, 2018

In the midst of college admission decisions, rejection seemingly becomes a commonplace. The rejection from a safety school is unexpected. Your test scores are above average, and you didn’t think your...

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...

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...

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