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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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Senior Yechan Lee will attend the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York.

Yechan Lee marches his way into military academy

Alyssa Wang, Staffer May 8, 2023

“Sound off! One! Two!” For senior Yechan Lee, this army chant will soon become a daily routine while attending the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York for the next four years. There,...

Changes in Berkeley admissions have caused distress among Class of 2022 seniors and their families.

Berkeley admission limits stir controversy

Samiya Anwar, Staffer April 5, 2022

On March 14, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill that overturned a controversial ruling that would have forced UC Berkeley to immediately decrease student enrollment. Bill 118 gives California’s public colleges...

As admissions officers seek to make minute distinctions between equally hard working, promising applicants, they must consider if, and which, students are being provided with the resources to find their fit.

Survival of the fittest

Youqi Huang, Copy Editor March 8, 2022

Why did I apply to 25 colleges, in spite of popular advice and appreciation for my sanity? Besides competitive admissions for my major and uncertainty about my strength among the applicant field, I disregarded...

In the summer, students should participate in activities that they actually care about and be open-minded about nontraditional opportunities.

Don’t waste summer on chasing prestige

Amy Liu, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2022

This time of year, underclassmen are already applying to one summer program after another. Many prioritize resume boosting, leading to missed opportunities to gain fulfilling experiences. Instead, students...

As college rankings gain popularity as ways for students to weed out the best schools, many colleges have discovered loopholes to climb toward the top.

Gaming the rankings: Race to the top

Mei Corricello and Myles Kim December 7, 2021

College education has always been synonymous with social mobility. With more than 4,000 accredited higher education institutions in the U.S., finding the right one can seem like finding a needle in a haystack...

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