For many students, one of the biggest goals in their high school career is to receive a decent score on their SAT or ACT. Although people have different definitions of what is considered adequate, BSGE students have standards set fairly high. Along with diploma grades and extracurriculars, the score on these standardized tests weigh heavily … Continue reading Students vs. SAT/ACT
Laura Agosto will attend Baruch College. Alyssa Alvarado will attend Hunter College. Nicholas Anastasio will attend University at Buffalo. Mariana Arias will attend Queens College. The Dream US Scholarship recipient. Sumbul Baig will attend Long Island University’s Pharmd Program. Merit Award recipient. Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan’s Lamp of Learning Award for Community Leadership and Academic Merit … Continue reading BSGE 2015 Graduates’ College Destinations
Throughout this school year college applications have loomed ominously over our heads. We Juniors are told we need to start thinking about how appealing we will be to colleges which means not only worrying about our grades and our SAT scores but also partaking in extracurricular activities (for CAS hours). One scenario we are presented … Continue reading Editorial: Students Preparing for College; too Busy to Prepare for Life
Each year the very same process occurs beginning in January and ending in late June when passerby hover around the blue bulletin board that inhabits the lobby. The list of seniors and their accompanying college acceptances, paired with the amount of financial aid they received from each university are stapled on the wall so that … Continue reading Know Before You Judge: BSGE’s College Acceptance Board
Many BSGE students have passed by the curious neighboring building to BSGE, with its yellow stripes on the outside and sleek design. But most are unaware of what inhabits this building, besides anxious BSGE Seniors taking their exams on a few days every May. This building is home to a Legal Outreach program, an educational … Continue reading Legal Outreach Helping One Kid At A Time
It’s that time of year again: the temperature has dropped below freezing, we are finally seeing snowfall on the weather forecast… and the dreaded first mentions of the word “SAT” have appeared among juniors. The class of 2016 will be the last grade to take the older SAT before major changes are implemented next Spring. … Continue reading ACT vs. SAT: Which one should YOU take?
During the spring of 2016, a new version of the SAT—the Standardized Admissions Test—will be distributed among high school juniors. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the role of the SAT, this exam claims to assess your college-readiness and is usually taken by 11th and 12th grade students in high school. SAT scores … Continue reading The Current vs. Redesigned SAT