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Senior Salomi Inje struggles with FAFSA as a non-U.S. citizen

Senior Salmoi Inje works on homework in the library. “I’m in debate and mock trial so I’m not really a sports person. My interests are very much academic. I want to go into Pediatrics so I’ll probably go through some pre-med track and then figure out my special later,” Inje said.

Carly Anderson, Managing EiC Intern

January 10, 2018

After taking her ACT in June of 2017, senior Salomi Inje received a perfect score—a 36 out of 36. Inje was also a National Merit Semifinalist. These accomplishments should have qualified her for automatic Free Application for Federal Student Aid [FAFSA] from most colleges, but because Inje is not a Unite...

Standardized tests inaccurately judge student abilities

Junior Sarah Burnham looks over ACT and SAT information in the College and Career Center.

Sarah Burnham

October 10, 2014

Like many high schoolers today, I am a college-bound student and have done everything in my power to make sure I land myself in a university after high school. Between playing a sport, doing volunteer work and earning good grades in honors and AP classes, I thought college was in the bag. But, unfortunately,...

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