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Even within a broader trend towards popularity in STEM subjects, Bishop’s is especially STEM focused. Director of College Counseling Ms. Wendy Chang, who worked at a school in New York prior to Bishop’s explained, “For me personally here [at Bishop’s], compared to some of the other schools where Ive worked, I will definitely see more kids leaning towards STEM.”

It’s Not Rocket Science

Nora Bitar, Content Editor
January 1, 2024
Recent alum Kosi Eguchi (‘23) (pictured second to the right, alongside Nao Nadahara (‘23), James Stutts (‘23), and Natasha Mar (‘23)) didn’t end up applying ED to any school, but he did apply EA to a few institutions. “They offered me a good balance of being able to [choose] what school I felt was best for me and [still] having the early security of knowing I got into a college,” he said.

Decisions, Decisions

Sydney Chan, Editor-in-Chief
November 27, 2023
Back Row left-right: Jameson Vaccaro (Princeton, Volleyball), Oliver Price (Harvard, Water Polo), Aden Dorros (Bowdoin, Tennis), Rex Harrison (Amherst, Tennis), Wyatt Linggi (Colorado College, Soccer), Raynall Thornton (Colby, Football), Casey Ryan (Bowdoin, Lacrosse). Middle Row left-right: Julia Bonaguidi (UC Berkeley, Water Polo), Erin Ellsworth (UCSB, Soccer), Kate Steinmeier (NYU, Swimming), Sydney Bold (Princeton, Volleyball), Novalyne Petreikis (Rochester, Field Hockey). Bottom Row left-right: Chase Landa (USC, Water Polo), Alex Zarcu (Air Force Academy, Water Polo), Jake Molinar (Abilene Christian, Baseball).

Pen to Paper

Camille Greenlee, Staff Writer
December 21, 2022
Many students choose to “self-study” for AP exams using specified prep-books or other materials to supplement Honors classes’ lessons.

APs: APprehension or APpreciated?

Emeraude Westlake, Content Editor
November 18, 2022
Lining the hallways of upper Bentham are rows of college pennants—reminders of the ever-present, looming future.

The Old College Try

Sariah Hossain, Editor-in-Chief
May 25, 2022
Harvard is one school being sued by Students for Fair Admissions, an organization trying to get rid of race-conscious affirmative action policies.

Not-Yet-Affirmed Action

Lucy Marek, Content Editor
March 10, 2022
One Click Away

One Click Away

Crystal Li, Editor-in-Chief
November 29, 2021
Although college admissions officials often stress the emphasis of holistic admissions, or looking at an applicants entire circumstances or personality, most colleges consider standardized test scores important benchmarks in the admissions process.

Tried and Tested

Clare Malhotra, Editor-in-Chief
August 19, 2021
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