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The rise of AP test memes

The rise of AP test memes

Aanchal Garg

May 25, 2018

As each AP testing season comes and goes, many students worry about the exams they have to take and the content they have to study. However, over the last couple of years, there’s been a rise in AP test memes, where students who have already taken the exam post memes on social media such as Twitter...

A closer look: Steps behind AP test registration

A closer look: Steps behind AP test registration

Shriya Deshpande

February 5, 2016

he summer seasons of May and June often bring afternoons by the pool and ice cream outings. But for many high school students, it also means AP testing. As the AP exam season looms, with registration lasting from Feb. 1-26 and exams from May 2-13, students have started preparing for tedious and difficult su...

SAT study time should be integrated in a personalized schedule

SAT study time should be integrated in a personalized schedule

Pranav Parthasarathy

April 28, 2015

On May 2, according to the College Board, over ten thousand high school students nationwide will take the SAT. Their average will hover more or less in the 1500 range, several scoring more and several scoring less. All of these students know the purpose of the exam: to apply for admission at several...

Students earn perfect scores on AP Computer Science Exam

Students earn perfect scores on AP Computer Science Exam

Harini Shyamsundar

November 28, 2013

Seniors Douglas Chen, Ashutosh Jindal and Prajit Ramachandran give appreciation to teacher Scott DeRuiter for full AP scores. Read More »...

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 system and was enough to keep students honest in 1926, when the SAT was first created, but these are...

Taking the PSAT requires remedial action

Taking the PSAT requires remedial action

Sara Yang

October 29, 2009

October's PSAT was accompanied by a twist when the school ran out of tests  Read More »...