The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Admission receives over 1,200 apps

Sofia Heller January 30, 2019

Over 1,200 students submitted applications to Harvard-Westlake for grades seven through 12, Associate Director of Admission and Enrollment Management Nancy Jeon ’89 said. This is the second highest...

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Hook, Line and Sinker: Admission Hooks

Sammi Handler May 5, 2016

Three months ago, Paige Howard ’17 committed to University of Pennsylvania for soccer, essentially finishing her college process months before juniors had even started to put together a preliminary list. "It...

Admissions gains international interest

Sammi Handler September 1, 2015

Forty-six students from international schools applied this year, an increase over last year when 36 students applied. Five students from foreign countries enrolled. There are four students from the United...

Upper school applicants shadow students on campus

Lauren Kim January 14, 2015

All sophomore and junior applicants to Harvard-Westlake who have interviewed so far have participated in a shadow day offered by the Office of Admission from the beginning of November to the end of February. Upper...

School admits record number of new sophomores

Eugenia Ko September 3, 2014

Twenty-three new sophomores and three new juniors joined the school this September, the most new upperclassmen the school has enrolled in the past five years. "This is the most that we have had since my...

School to accept more sophomore applicants

Patrick Ryan December 18, 2013

The Office of Admission will accept as many as 20 new sophomores into the class of 2017 for next year, Director of Admission Elizabeth Gregory said Friday. The school has enrolled 29 new students into...

High Stakes: Starting the Application Process

September 4, 2012

By Rachel Schwartz   Courtney* Courtney spent her summer going to tournaments and camps for her sport. She has met with coaches and has received offers from several schools including eight division...

Barzdukas to serve in new admin role

September 8, 2011

By Michael Rothberg Head of Athletics Audrius Barzdukas has been promoted to the newly created role of Associate Head of Harvard-Westlake. Retaining his duties as head of athletics, Barzdukas...

Admission yield falls

May 24, 2011

By Daniel Rothberg The school’s yield decreased this year to about 81 percent from 84 percent last year, allowing the school to admit about 20 students off the waitlist, Associate Director of...

High Stakes: Chapter 3

October 15, 2010

By Catherine Wang Alexis: the Athlete "Not much has changed" on Alexis’s* front, she said. She is "keeping up with coaches" via e-mail and phone calls. "We’re still going back and...

14 sophomores, juniors admitted for fall 2009

May 26, 2009

By Ellina Chulpaeff Fourteen students are joining the upper school student body next fall. Thirteen are incoming sophomores and one is an incoming junior, Associate Director of Admission David Bergquist...

Student ambassadors become acquainted with new campus

October 1, 2008

By Candice Navi Due to the Modernization Project at the Middle School, the Admissions Committee has begun retraining student ambassadors so that they can continue holding tours of either campus. A mandatory...

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