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College Decisions

College Decisions

Deciding a future college can be hard, but there are many strategies to help students decide. “Student should pick their colleges by seeing if they fit into their criteria,” senior Dylan Reaves said. College decisions are based on whether they can benefit the students. Setting standards makes the process easier. “I look at colleges that are affordable to me and […]

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Casey Ford displays her college acceptance letters.
Photo by: Bryson Hall

Applying Early

Graduation has not yet arrived, but many students are already applying to colleges. A portion of these students have already received decisions due to rolling admissions. “I applied to Barton, Brevard, St. Andrews and Mt. Olive. Out of those, I’m leaning towards St. Andrews,” said senior Casey Ford. Applying early has proven to be advantageous for many accepted students. “I just wanted […]

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Wildcat News Season 5 Episode 4

Wildcat News Season 5 Episode 4

This week on Wildcat News Ariel Andrews investigates school start times, Nik Reasor gives insight into college applications, Katherine Serrell reports on Poetry Out Loud, Anastasia Lonesky talks about drug testing, and Nik Reasor reports on the recent uptick in selfie related deaths.

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10 Most Trash Worthy Degrees

10 Most Trash Worthy Degrees

There are some degrees that are more useful in the trash can than on your resume. Many students are looking at colleges and narrowing what major they would like to pursue. To help make this decision, here are 10 of the most useless college degrees for 2015. Psychology A bachelor’s degree in psychology will teach you how the human brain […]

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Is College Worth It?

Is College Worth It?

The countless college brochures mailed in during senior year sure do seem appealing. The luminescent pictures of college graduates are enough to entice almost any prospective  college student. Before diving head first into applications and scholarships opportunities, one must assess the value of college. After so much time and money invested, is college really worth it? Although college is the […]

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Steffens wants her classmates to laugh out loud when they see her on graduation day.

Graduating with Style

Tradition? That’s formal and boring. The high school graduation ceremony has long been viewed as a time to recognize the achievements of teenagers who successfully completed grades 9 through 12. Long gowns and caps represent the school’s official color while giving an air of academic formality to the event, with sashes and tassels being used to denote individual students’ accomplishments […]

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What Alumni Wish They Knew Before Heading to College

What Alumni Wish They Knew Before Heading to College

Starting college can be a scary experience, and all incoming freshmen hunt for advice from any source available. Alumni from the classes of 2014 and 2013 provided their biggest lessons they learned in college, both socially and academically, to help calm that feeling of “I wish I knew.” The new social environment college presents is based on both being around […]

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10 Tips for College Newbies

With roughly half of the Class of 2015 attending a four-year college or university in the fall, many students walking through the upstairs commons are distracted from the daily academic and social elements of high school as thoughts of their future on a college campus rush through their heads. Starting college can be a scary adventure, a bumpy road full […]

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Wildcat News S4 E10

Wildcat News S4 E10

This week on Wildcat News, Katherine Serrell reveals one students unique pastime. Erik Beene informs us on what makes a good teacher. Gerardo Roman takes us to the Ham and Yam Festival. Brody Hall shows us how some students brought back former decades. Jamie Snover reveals how some students represented their college of choice on National Signing Day.

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Some of the graduating class happily pose in the shirts of their chosen colleges.

Decided and Excited

As the year comes to a close, graduating seniors have decided on their future plans. May 1 was National “Decision” day– universities and colleges across the country required rising students for the 2015 fall semester to submit their deposit and secure their spot in the freshman class by midnight. Students going to college celebrate this day by wearing spirit wear […]

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