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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

Dont run away from rejection

Don’t run away from rejection

By Jenny Li December 14, 2018

There is an extreme vulnerability that comes with the college process. We are asked to write about our innermost dreams, reflecting on and analyzing our own identities, who we are and who we want to be....

The Indu-sputed truth: Part 8

Indu Pandey May 30, 2018

Former Chronicle News Associate gives her take on current pop culture and politics in a recurring satire column. In this issue, she shares the  supplementary college essay she sumbitted to Harvard...

Calling entrepreneurs: new fellowship created

Casey Kim March 21, 2018

The application for the first social entrepreneurship fellowship is now open to students who are interested in spending this summer executing a start-up proposal to positively impact their community. Chronicle...

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...



Su Jin Nam February 13, 2015

All students attending Harvard-Westlake have gone through its application process, most with help from parents or guardians. Youna Choi’s ’17 experience was different from others’. Her mother speaks...

Prefect Council launches electronic ID application

Jessica Spitz January 14, 2014

Prefect Council sent an email to all upper school students today announcing the launch of an electronic ID application that will replicate normal IDs, including photos, ID numbers, barcodes and bus stickers. In...

Artful Applications

Sarah Novicoff November 13, 2013

Working on her college applications, Aiyana White ’14 stands in a recording studio, crooning “Almost Like Being in Love,” “On My Own” and “It’s Only a Paper Moon” into a microphone. White...

Online Common Application technology faces glitches

Sarah Novicoff October 15, 2013

Technological problems with the new Common Application, released online Aug. 1, are beginning to affect students and deans as early application deadlines approach. "We are pretty frustrated with its functionality,"...

Take off your college app glasses

David Lim October 10, 2012

"Join this club! It’ll look good on your college application, and you don’t even need to do anything!" one club president shouted from behind their club table during Activities Fair, the volume of...

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