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

Under Lock and Key: Privacy during the college application process

Under Lock and Key: Privacy during the college application process

Kate Schrage October 11, 2017

Jocie Chen '18 was on the home page of her Common Application when she sensed her friends looking at her screen. She said she felt nervous and embarrassed as they bombarded her with questions and judgments:...

Common App essay format to change

Lauren Sonnenberg May 29, 2013

The Common Application, which more than 500 colleges and universities around the country use for their admissions, no longer allows prospective college students to answer an essay prompt on a topic of...

High Stakes: Chapter 4

December 13, 2010

By Catherine Wang Alexis the Athlete: Alexis has submitted her Early Action application and financial aid application to St. Mary’s College. The Early Application deadline is Nov. 15. She...

Decisions, decisions

October 26, 2010

By Jordan McSpadden During my last month in Spain, I looked forward to summer 2010, believing it would be a time to relax and adjust to being back in America. Little did I know, my summer would be filled...

Taking smaller steps for change

September 1, 2010

The first day of school can be both daunting and exciting. Sophomores will experience the endless flights of stairs, juniors will stop trying to carry all their books at once, and seniors will come to...

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