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‘Operation Varsity Blues’ exposes the real issue with America’s college admissions system

Brynn McGrail, Managing Editor April 8, 2021

Two years ago, a wave of news reports revealed the biggest college admissions scandal prosecuted by the US Department of Justice. However these reports unveiled so much more about the problems in America’s...

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The DCS college visit webpage directs students on how to be put in contact with colleges. Covid-19 safety protocols have prohibited college recruiters from meeting with students in person.

College visit process adapts amid Covid-19 pandemic

Noah Sparkman, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

The college visiting process for students has been shaped into a new form due to the Covid-19 pandemic. College representatives were not allowed to come to Hayes to recruit this year, and many campuses...

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College tour etiquette

College tour etiquette

Harley Barnhart, Staff Writer March 10, 2021
If you're planning on going on a college tour, check out this list of suggestions for what to expect.
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Juniors across Ohio will be taking the ACT on March 9 as part of the state-funded testing initiative.  The test day will look a little different this year due to the pandemic, though.

Covid-19 prompts changes to ACT requirements

Morgan Johns, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

The ACT test, which is taken by every junior in Ohio during the spring and repeatedly for many seniors, may now see changes due to Covid. The pandemic has caused many of the scheduled ACT tests to be...

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Ohio Wesleyan to cut 18 majors

Brynn McGrail, Managing Editor November 16, 2020

Ohio Wesleyan University will no longer be offering 18 of the current majors, and several others will be consolidated under new programs. In the spring of 2019, OWU began to reevaluate the majors and...

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Local colleges give options for virtual visits

Kristen Smith, Staff Writer November 12, 2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many colleges are now offering ways for prospective students to visit the campus virtually.
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Parts of the College Application

Parts of the College Application

Marissa Dulay, Staff Writer November 12, 2020
Heading to college? This cheat sheet may help you with some of the most important information in the application process.
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Best places to shop for dorm decor

Best places to shop for dorm decor

Monica Rizzo, Artist May 11, 2020

For many high school seniors their next big step after graduation is attending college. Making sure all of your forms and transcripts are in order can be stressful before going to college, but the fun...

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What to Bring to College

9 often forgotten items when moving into college

Luke Gazarek, Staff writer May 4, 2020
Here are some top items to bring to college that are often left behind.
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Graduation caps being thrown in the air

5 Websites to help Juniors and Seniors for College

Adrianna Gebhart, Website Development Manager February 24, 2020

Most Juniors and Seniors go through the process of the college search, and it can sometimes feel overwhelming. So here are some websites to help alleviate some stress.   https://www.commonapp.org/ Common...

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