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Impact of Affirmative Action on Asian Americans

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How affirmative action affects Asian Americans in college applications
October 27, 2020
How affirmative action affects Asian Americans in college applications

Positivity Podcast Ep. 2: PG&E Shutdown

Positivity Podcast Ep. 2: PG&E Shutdown
Exploring the positives of the recent scheduled PG&E shutdown
October 16, 2019

October 9th 2019 was scheduled to be the first day of the PG&E power outage affecting over 500,000 California residents. There were a lot of people angry and disheartened at this news, and rightfully...

Secondary School Reports: Tips from the Counselors

Counselors share their most valuable advice on how to handle the stress of the SSR process
October 11, 2019

In August, as the new school year rolls around, the rising senior class is confronted with a barrage of deadlines, one for each college application.  Students must face a barrage of deadlines before...

Students are to blame for much of our academic stress

Students are to blame for much of our academic stress
August 22, 2013

The secret behind a hassle-free school is to mind our own business. College applications — the only time when our entire futures as working - class citizens ride on a few sheets of paper. Every sports...

Teachers’ recommendation letter regulations benefit students

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September 30, 2012

Right around now, most seniors are working on their college applications, and most have talked to--or will soon talk to--the teachers they want to write them letters of recommendation. Right about...

My college list? I’d rather not say

My college list? I’d rather not say
October 12, 2011

"Do you know where you’re applying to yet?” “Nah. I’m not really sure. Probably some UCs though.” “How is your college list coming along?” “It’s okay, I guess. I’m mostly just...

Naviance falters as deadline approaches

Naviance falters as deadline approaches
November 1, 2010

Problems with form submissions arise before the Nov. 1 early decision college application deadline As the Nov. 1 early decision deadline approaches, a fraction of the MVHS community has entered a state...

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