El Estoque

As a child, I grew enamored with an executive career, but as I got older, my dreams for the future expanded far beyond a skyscraper.

Opportunity cost: The detriments of astronomical college tuition

Anushka De, Editor-in-chief November 9, 2021
It's difficult to take advantage of educational opportunities and manage the burden of higher education tuition
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,...

Education

Education

Abdullah Memon October 27, 2020
The 2020 presidential election could shape the future of colleges and universities
College in COVID-19

College in COVID-19

Exploring the various ways the pandemic affects colleges and the application process
Updating their status

Updating their status

Alyssa Hui May 24, 2019
Seniors explain their decisions in whether or not to post about what college they will attend
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...

MVHS alumni discuss community college

MVHS alumni discuss community college

Tal Marom November 3, 2015

s seniors work on their college applications, they start weighing their options: public universities, out-of-state privates, military colleges. But what about community college? We can all attest to the...

Cal cuts

Cal cuts

Deepa Kollipara October 31, 2009

Budget cuts forces UC Berkeley to remove 600 in-state admission spots 111 and 600. The number of seats cut in the UC Berkeley 2010 freshman class is almost six-times the number of MVHS students accepted...

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