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SAT score submissions becoming optional

SAT score submissions becoming optional

February 9, 2020

 Juniors and some seniors stress about getting a good score on a big test known as the SAT. This worldwide test has been going on for many years now. Finally, schools are starting to make it optional to...

Students pay $30,000 tuition to receive online math class

Students pay $30,000 tuition to receive online math class

December 20, 2019

Many Battlefield students find themselves applying to, and subsequently attending, one of the most popular colleges in the state: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. More commonly known...

Community College

Community College

February 6, 2019

College is intimidating, and the process for applying is tedious and stressful. Many factors go into choosing the college that is right--like tuition, location, majors, and grades--and it is difficult...

Let the acceptances roll in

Let the acceptances roll in

December 18, 2018

Most seniors experience the application and admission process for college. Every year, students will send out their applications with the hope to receive acceptance from their dream school. However, so...

Sexual assault on college campuses

Sexual assault on college campuses

December 18, 2018

In the era of the Me Too movement, sexual assault has become a topic that is no longer being brushed aside. Because of this new revelation that is taking forefront in the lives of many, places who see...

High school vs. college Honor Society

High school vs. college Honor Society

November 13, 2018

Many high schools across the nation offer an academic organization called National Honor Society (NHS) or something similar to it. The most populated honor societies are often based on academics alone,...

Things about college that I wish I knew sooner

Things about college that I wish I knew sooner

November 13, 2018

Applying to college is one of the most talked about, stressed about, and worried about topics during senior year. For me, it seemed as if everyone single person knew exactly what they wanted to do, exactly...

People are bored with the College Board

People are bored with the College Board

September 20, 2018

On August 27th, 2018, thousands of students across the country showed up at testing locations to take the SAT, a formal college-preparedness test run by College Board. But some of the students taking the...

A farewell to college students

A farewell to college students

September 20, 2018

When August rolls around it is not only time to go back to school and work, but a goodbye to all the college students. This is a traumatic time for parents and siblings who are left at home feeling an...

College acceptances at Battlefield

College acceptances at Battlefield

December 8, 2017

  As winter break is approaching, Battlefield students are getting more nervous about receiving their college acceptance letters. Getting into a dream school to study a fascinating major is somethin...

Alabama faces Clemson in the College Football National Championship

Alabama faces Clemson in the College Football National Championship

January 5, 2017

If you really think about it, it is all because of the AP Poll. When the NCAA college football season begins, the Associated Press, also known as the AP, publishes a ranking of the top college teams in the...

Picking the perfect college

Picking the perfect college

November 3, 2016

During senior year, seniors who plan to further their education will have to start and finish their college search on where they want to go for the next two to four years. This can be a stressful process...

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