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SAT to be shortened, digitized by 2024

SAT to be shortened, digitized by 2024

By Lukas Stoker March 17, 2022
The College Board announced the SAT will become shorter and fully digital by 2024.
(Courtesy of Sydney Boyd)

Boyd’s Journey to UC Santa Cruz

By Jack McIntire November 2, 2021
“In the middle of class, I had finally gotten an email back from the head coach of Santa Cruz asking if I could talk on the phone."
(Emily Stull)

“Senior season”

By Claudia Epsha December 18, 2020
It's that time of year again: college application season. Let's break down how the senior class of '21 is handling it.
(Tenaya Tremp)

College talk

By Tenaya Tremp December 9, 2019
The holiday season is upon us, and for us seniors it brings with it constant questions about our plans for the upcoming year. This year, I conducted research on the best way to keep these conversations short and sweet.
Students wait in line to see their counselors. (Katharine Owen)

The budget aftermath

By Johanna Meezan, Marco Steineke, and Logan Little September 27, 2019
Last year’s cuts have dramatically increased class sizes and worsened errors in student schedules.
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.
I am the Law

I am the Law

By Josie Spiegelman March 14, 2019

While most high schoolers struggle thinking about where they want to be in five years, for junior Paul Law, the answer is simple: he wants to be running. A standout on both the cross country and track...

COM-ward Bound

COM-ward Bound

By Olivia Merriman January 25, 2019

Like many seniors at the start of the school year, I began the process of applying to college. I figured out early on that the public school system had set me up to go to College of Marin (COM). I don’t...

Coming up Crutch

Coming up Crutch

By Logan Little December 14, 2018

According to official National College Athletic Association (NCAA) rules, Division 1 coaches can begin contacting girls basketball athletes to start the recruitment process on September 1 of their junior...

Too Many Private Tutors?

Too Many Private Tutors?

October 16, 2018

We live in a community where being the best is less of an option and rather a requirement, a mindset. Conversations can be overheard of parents normalizing the use of unprescribed adderall or students...

The AP Stress Mess

The AP Stress Mess

By Ian Duncanson May 30, 2018

When Tam High Junior Kaylie Keim transferred from Marin Catholic this year, she was bent on pursuing her dream in the science business. Because of this, she chose her classes wisely, including her AP and...

Editorial: Because We Dont 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...

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