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College Corner: Juniors: It Is College Application Prep Time

Julia Strasius, News/Design Editor March 23, 2021

Freshman and sophomore year may have been a breeze for some. However, junior year is critical in terms of college applications. Now, one must make the time to focus on standardized tests, extracurriculars...

College Corner: How to Prepare to Leave for College

College Corner: How to Prepare to Leave for College

Cristele Moztarzadeh, Copy Editor March 15, 2021

People spend their childhood dreaming of growing up. But, when the time to gain independence actually comes along with maturing, young adults find themselves hesitant to leave their homes and become self-reliant.  While...

How to Deal with College Rejection

How to Deal with College Rejection

Cristele Moztarzadeh, Copy Editor March 1, 2021

Everyone faces rejection at some point in their life, whether from a job, crush or, most relevantly, from schools. However, getting rejected from a college says nothing about a student’s worth or potential....

College Corner: Does the PSAT Actually Matter?

Kate Stuzin, Managing Editor February 14, 2021

This past January, high school juniors gathered in classrooms across the country to take the  Preliminary SAT/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Although this abbreviated version of the SAT...

College Corner: How To Find The Right College For You

College Corner: How To Find The Right College For You

Julia Strasius, News/Design Editor January 31, 2021

Choosing the right college may feel like a daunting task, but you are certainly not alone. The following five tips may help you narrow down your decision: Base your decisions off  your own preferences,...

Tips for MPSH Subject Selection with College Counselor Harry Nerenberg and College Counselor Interventionalist Linda Dwyer

Tips for MPSH Subject Selection with College Counselor Harry Nerenberg and College Counselor Interventionalist Linda Dwyer

Ana Martinez, Feature/Design Editor January 19, 2021

As administration plans on releasing subject selection forms for the 2021-22 fiscal year, students should begin thinking about the courses they would like to take for the upcoming year. While subject selection...

College Corner: Pros and Cons of Applying In v. Out of State

College Corner: Pros and Cons of Applying In v. Out of State

Cristele Moztarzadeh, Copy Editor December 14, 2020

As acceptance letters start rolling in, students begin to face the reality of going to college. Choosing whether to leave one’s home state or stay near their family for the next four or more years of...

College Corner: Online College Tours During COVID-19

College Corner: Online College Tours During COVID-19

Julia Strasius, News/Design Editor November 19, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned regular college campus visits virtual. However, these virtual tours create an easy and accessible way to view colleges of interest.  Some colleges have continued to...

College Corner: Explanation of Demonstrated Interest

Cristele Moztarzadeh, Copy Editor November 12, 2020

With most early action and early decision deadlines over, college applicants continue to look for ways to strengthen their profile. Displaying demonstrated interest works in prospective students’ favor...

College Corner: How to Use SCOIR

College Corner: How to Use SCOIR

Jacob Grindstaff, Opinion Editor October 26, 2020

For many high school seniors across the country, the prospect of applying to college appears daunting. However, a new platform has come to Miami Palmetto Senior High School in an attempt to alleviate the...

College Corner: How to Use the Common App

College Corner: How to Use the Common App

Jacob Grindstaff, Opinion Editor October 14, 2020

As Nov. 1 deadlines rapidly approach, students all over the country work on their college applications in an attempt to make the best possible impression on college admissions officers.For some, simply...

College Corner: Which Type of Application is Right for You?

College Corner: Which Type of Application is Right for You?

Priscilla Bermudez, Senior Copy Editor October 12, 2020

Seniors currently face the difficult decision of deciding which type of application to submit to different colleges. With deadlines quickly approaching, students need to learn the difference between these...

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