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Seats of Gables

Seats of Gables

Daniela Parra Del Riego and Alexander Yagoda

November 19, 2018

High school: a time of self-discovery, fun times, and a lot of sitting. In the midst of it all, we do not spend much time thinking about the places we spend most of our time in: chairs. Without us realizing it, these chairs have heavily influenced our opinion of every location on our campus. From the...

Putting Your Testing Skills to the Test

Putting Your Testing Skills to the Test

Maria F. Estrada, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2018

As the college application season approaches, the angst of standardized testing overwhelms upperclassmen. Most college counselors and companies like Khan Academy and Kaplan suggest studying at least eight weeks prior to examination to optimize your score. Some of the most common preparation methods are...

SAT vs ACT: Which One Do I Take?

SAT vs ACT: Which One Do I Take?

Jake Paz, Staff Writer

September 17, 2015

When the time comes to decide whether to take the SAT or the ACT, some students have no clue which one they should take, or if there is even a difference between the two tests. Both the SAT and ACT are nationwide college admission tests that colleges use to determine which students they would like to...

SAT/ACT Testing Calendar and Fee Information

SAT/ACT Testing Calendar and Fee Information

Catherine Healy, Business Manager

August 13, 2015

Download the schedule and Fee Information Flyer here. Fee Waivers: SAT / ACT fee waivers are available to high school juniors or seniors who are either on “FREE” or “REDUCED LUNCH” (there are other ways to qualify based on family income and other factors). Students may receive 2 SAT an...

PSAT: Is It Worth It?

PSAT: Is It Worth It?

Albany Muria, Editor

October 14, 2014

When it comes to standardized testing, the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test (PSAT) is often avoided because it is thought of as disadvantageous. What most do not know is the fact that the PSAT can provide students with plenty of benefits, including qualification for a National Merit Scholarship...

Free Practice SAT

Free Practice SAT

Catherine Healy, Business Manager

August 27, 2014

A MESSAGE FROM CAP: JUNIORS AND SENIORS: Stanley Kaplan SAT/ACT Prep is hosting a FREE practice SAT on Thursday, Sept. 4th at 2:30pm in room 3106. Please sign up on the door of the CAP Office in the Main Office by Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 2nd. All you need to being is a pencil and the test will be p...

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