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Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

Kirkwood High School student newspaper

The Kirkwood Call

For four years, students work long days and sleep short nights just for the chance to receive that email with “Congratulations!” in the title. But despite the hype, Ivy League colleges might not be all they’re cracked up to be.

Ivy and thorns

Liam Jackson, associate editor April 1, 2020

“What college are you going to?” I, like the rest of my fellow seniors, have been asked this quite a bit over the past months. For some, the answer is easy. They’ve known for months. For others,...

Many students devote their high school years to meeting the requirements for college, only to find another four years waiting for them once theyve been accepted.

Smile, you’re on transcript

Megan Glasgow, Features writer October 27, 2019
Whether or not you’re trying to secure a spot at an Ivy League, your college stakes are high. Find out the effects of this excessive pressure on students.
Kids always want to look to the left and to the right, and they want to see what their friend is doing, Josh Jaworowski, college counselor, said. I think they [need] to find out Where do I want to apply?.

How to: college

Emma Lingo and Maddie Meyers March 4, 2019

Have you started thinking about college yet? TKC sat down with a college counselor and Adler Bowman, KHS senior, to ask about the application process and advice they have for other students. Thinking about...

art by Thora Pearson

Issues: Race in college admissions

Ethan Peter, features writer October 26, 2018

Imagine on Ivy Day, the day the eight Ivy League schools announce their admission decisions, a valedictorian and varsity captain with a perfect ACT score is rejected. Imagine he is left asking what else...

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