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Do AP Exams Impact College Admissions?

Do AP Exams Impact College Admissions?

Aynsleigh Escher, Editor

April 23, 2019

Applying for college in the twenty-first century is a strenuous process. Seniors have to select, tour, and apply to schools and even once they apply, they still have to keep up good grades and activities as well as handle the stress caused by waiting for decisions. The process isn’t entirely a senior-specif...

Touring the Campus of VCU

Touring the Campus of VCU

Amanda Lineweaver, Reporter

January 24, 2019

Inside of Richmond’s urban landscape, lies Virginia Commonwealth University, an environment that embraces diversity, tolerance, and growth. People from all walks of life and backgrounds come to VCU with both contrasting and similar goals. The city community makes you feel like you are a part of som...

Giving Back: Volunteer Opportunities for High School Students

Giving Back: Volunteer Opportunities for High School Students

Aynsleigh Escher, Editor

November 30, 2018

To many, the high school experience is a combination of academics, extracurriculars, and volunteering, with these three things done in order to properly transition into the next stage of life- college or university. Academics and extracurriculars are easily managed through the school, however, managing v...

Uphill to Upstate

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 26, 2018

Josh Salinas ('18) recently committed to playing soccer at South Carolina Upstate University. In this video, he discusses why he chose the university. ...

From C-Forge to NYC

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 9, 2018

Forge athlete Mitchell Shinskie ('18) will attend Colombia University in New York City next fall to further his football career. In this video, Shinskie talks about the recruitment experience.

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