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

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...

Ways to deal with college rejection

Ways to deal with college rejection

Ilena Peng April 6, 2018

For MVHS seniors, much of March has been spent both celebrating college acceptances along with coping with college rejections. Although it may be easier for students to react to rejections by comparing...

The Career Center’s college rejection and acceptance board came into creation after the proposal of a rejection wall was denied. Although it was created with good intentions, ultimately it perpetuates a failure-focused outlook among the student body. Photo by Soumya Kurnool.

College rejection and acceptance board creates negative attitude among students

Eva Spitzen May 18, 2013

In 2010, a rejection wall on which students could post the colleges they were rejected from was proposed. After the the proposal was blocked by administration in because it would potentially cause students...

Cuper Scooper: College wants me

Cuper Scooper: College wants me

Selene Rubino April 29, 2009

I know because I got a letter.  I have a guilty little secret and it's called college spam mail.After taking the PSATs for the first time, I began to receive fliers and brochures from various institutions...

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