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Senior season

Senior season

By Charlie Rosgen

June 24, 2019

I was warned about the stress that comes along with writing deep personal narratives for a panel of college admissions employees to judge, but there were plenty of aspects to senior year that I was not prepared for.

Editorial: Are We Part of the Problem with Privilege?

Editorial: Are We Part of the Problem with Privilege?

By Editorial Staff

March 26, 2019

On Monday, March 11, the biggest college admissions scandal in U.S. history was uncovered. In an indictment by the FBI, now known as the Varsity Blues case, fifty people including thirty-three parents (three of which are from Marin), were alleged to have partaken in a series of crimes ranging from f...

Editorial: Because We Don’t Talk About College Enough…

Editorial: Because We Don't Talk About College Enough...

May 22, 2018

We could spend this editorial proving the obvious: that Tam students are drowning in college talk and it’s making us miserable. But despite frequent hand wringing, it only gets worse every year. What we need is a plan to do somthing about it. The constant pressure to succeed by getting into a “go...

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...