Deans and students evaluate changes in school-sponsored college tour

By Lara Sokoloff This year’s Spring Break college tours did not include a Northeast tour for the first time, Upper School Dean Jon Wimbish said. The school instead offered a Southern tour and a Midwest tour, both tours that had been offered in past years, but never together. “We have a lot of kids that […]

Top schools restart early applications

By Saj Sri-Kumar The return of early admission to Harvard University and Princeton University stands to benefit Harvard-Westlake students, Upper School Dean Beth Slattery said. “It’s better for our school that all of [the highly selective schools] have early programs,” she said. “We were not surprised [by the decision] and we were pleased.” Slattery predicted […]

Deans end spring break college tour to Northeast, add tour to South

By Saj Sri-Kumar The school will not be running a college tour for juniors to the northeastern states this spring break. Upper School Dean Jon Wimbish said that the school elected to run a tour through the Midwest, nicknamed the Bison Tour, and one through the South, nicknamed the Spider Tour, instead of one tour […]