Tag: college

The Challenges of Recruiting During the Pandemic

When the pandemic first hit, we were all asked to put our lives on hold. Everything took a pause: school, social outings, work, and sports. Athletes across the country were left worrying how they would […]

Atholton’s Class of 2021: High School and Beyond

As Atholton’s seniors prepare for college and future success after graduation, they reflect on their experiences during high school and the college admissions process.

Story by: Ryen Eley
Photo Courtesy of: @hcpss_ahs on Twitter

The End of a Century-Long Reign: the Future of Test-Optional Policies

This past admissions year, seniors were given a new college application experience that has sparked a movement away from the SAT and ACT, standardized tests that had dominated high school students’ minds for nearly one hundred years. Due to COVID-19 lockdown procedures, the College Board has been unable to administer the SAT and ACT tests. As such, many universities have adopted test-optional policies in the interim, creating a new frontier for college admissions as they navigate life without standardized tests.

Atholton Athletes Sign Letters of Intent for Division 1 Sport

On November 14, in front of their friends and families, five Atholton athletes signed their letters of intent to play a sport on the collegiate level.

America’s Happiness Problem

Our lives constantly revolve around what’s happening next—a perpetual cycle of working for something else, something better. But, what is that something we’re so passionately working towards?