The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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Slipping Through the Safety Net: Students deal with lower acceptance rates at universities

Kaitlin Musante April 26, 2018

Lucy* ’18 sat with her friend in a near-empty McDonald’s, silently sipping her drink. As she refreshed her email, her heart sank. The word “rejection” flashed across the screen, informing her that...

Deans consider new early admissions policy

Jonathan Seymour April 27, 2016

The deans may institute a policy next year that would require Harvard-Westlake students to treat any Single-Choice Early Action application to Harvard, Yale, Princeton or Stanford as an Early Decision...

College matriculation binders deprive students of privacy

College matriculation binders deprive students of privacy

Sammi Handler January 13, 2016

In the competitive nature of the school, we make decisions every day about how much we want our peers to know about our academic records, but that gets taken away from us once we graduate. In each of...

Turnovers in college admissions offices prompt questions about matriculation

October 2, 2007

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,...

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