Why is getting into college so stressful? In this episode of the VOXCast, veteran VOXers (and high school seniors) Chris Jordan and Mack Walker are joined by their friends Chris and Jaye about the pressures of college admissions. With Jaye being the junior in the crew, this talk is one part confessional and one part advice column. Listen and enjoy.
I disagree with the widely-accepted idea that students from private high schools are simply better candidates in the eyes of top universities. I spoke with students from both public and private high schools, and a former high school college counselor to learn more about this apparent private school to Ivy League university pipeline. Read on
As a recent graduate of high school, writing this is bittersweet, but I believe these steps and tips will help rising seniors who are approaching their college application process. Read on
On January 25th, 2022, the College Board announced that by 2024, the SAT is planning to go completely digital. The exam, which students will take at testing facilities digitally, will be reduced from three to two hours. In the face of doubts over whether college admissions exams are fair or even essential, the College Board…Read on
"Research says that students from low-income families tend to be less motivated in school, and less likely to graduate high school," says Ila Prabhuram. "Through College Pathway, I hope to change that." Read on
VOX ATL teen staff reporter Tiffany Pham discusses the impact of socioeconomic backgrounds when navigating the college admissions process. Read on