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A Guide To Freshman Finals

A Guide To Freshman Finals

By Kara Kneafsey

December 11, 2018

Dear class of 2022,   Congratulations on being almost halfway through freshman year. I hope you can now tell your buildings apart and have figured out your favorite lunch spots. You're almost a real high schooler, there is just one more thing you have left to complete your initiation: Fina...

Procrastination Advice

Procrastination Advice

By Marie Hogan

November 5, 2017

I’ve been a student for 12 years now, and despite weekly breakdowns and every productivity hack known to the internet, I still procrastinate. I procrastinated on writing this, and I’m procrastinating by writing this, so yeah, I guess you could say I’m a pro. Don’t get me wrong -- chronic procras...

Why You Should Consider Playing a High School Sport

By Shane Lavezzo

March 18, 2017

I’ve always been quiet when it comes to my personal life. Voicing my emotions is something I’ve never truly felt comfortable doing. Regardless of who I am talking to, a best friend or even a family member, I prefer to keep how I feel to myself. The only person who knows what is going on in my life...

Things You Should Know Before Your Senior Year

Things You Should Know Before Your Senior Year

By Mary Overton

March 6, 2017

In my mind, it was just last week I sat in my freshman year tutorial class writing my “Senior Self” letter, surrounded by juniors and seniors laughing and joking about colleges and AP classes. Time flies, doesn’t it? That was three and a half years ago. Now, I’m a second semester senior. I...

Take Nike’s Advice on Studying: Just do It

Take Nike’s Advice on Studying: Just do It

By Cam Vernali

September 21, 2015

While classes are heating up, some students haven’t fully got back into the academic swing of things. Some have already fallen into senioritis, while those with difficult or new schedules may not be completely used to what’s required to keep up in harder classes. Others are just lazy. While paying...

Don’t Judge a Senior by Their Facebook Name

Don’t Judge a Senior by Their Facebook Name

By Meg Weisselberg

November 18, 2013

Many seniors, perhaps yourself included, have begun changing their Facebook names in an attempt to hide from admissions officers. This may prevent your profile from being viewed, but it doesn’t automatically guarantee that no impression will be left on the admissions officers. Do colleges actually...

Hawk Talk: Senior Advice for Freshmen

Hawk Talk: Senior Advice for Freshmen

By Cody Duane-McGlashan

June 6, 2013

Coming to high school can be an exciting and intimidating transition filled with new classes, teachers and peers. We’ve all been through it, and who better to ask for advice than our wise and knowledgeable seniors who will soon have completed all of high school? In this month’s Hawk Talk seniors...