Seniors to give class gift to Kutler Memorial Fund

  By Michelle Yousefzadeh Twelfth graders voted to donate their Senior Gift to the Brendan Kutler Memorial Fund at their class meeting Feb. 23. Every year, seniors vote to donate a gift from their class to fund a program, sponsor an endorsement or buy a memorable object to give to the community. Brendan Kutler was […]

Turnovers in college admissions offices prompt questions about matriculation

By Esther Zuckerman Dean Beth Slattery was surprised to find out that Lee Stetson, the long-time dean of admissions at the University of Pennsylvania, who signed her letter of acceptance to the school, would not return to the university for another year, after saying that he would. Stetson’s departure is one of two major turnovers […]

ACT's popularity increases

By Adam Gold Though the SAT remains the most popular college admissions exam, the number of students taking the ACT, a rival test that focuses more on academics than on reasoning, has shot up 200 percent since 2000 as nearly all colleges have come to accept either test. Over the past six years, the SAT […]