Posts Tagged ‘ college admission ’

Could your profile keep you from getting into college?

Maggie Toole Editor-in-chief (October 19, 2015) As seniors prepare to apply to college, many decide to change their Facebook name as an effort to lessen the chance of a college admissions officer finding negative information online. This fall, many Nantucket…

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Senior Veritas Staff by Graduation Year

Veritas has graduated 21 classes since its inception in November 1993. We are incredibly proud of our graduates and their many remarkable achievements. Below is a list of the members of the Veritas staff each year since 1994, including his or…

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Careful what you Tweet: Colleges are watching

By Mia Silverio Veritas Assistant Editor   (Dec. 19, 2013)  Although documenting your last party escapade on Instagram may seem important, most teenagers would rather be accepted into college. This new consideration in the college application process has gained importance…

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Students take advantage of early college application programs

By Mia Silverio Veritas Assistant Editor   (Nov. 15, 2013)  For many seniors, the prospect of being finished with the college process by December or January is a completely worthwhile and appealing venture. Students who desire to start their process…

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Seniors begin college application process at NHS

By Mia Silverio Veritas Assistant Editor   (Oct. 3, 2013)  High school seniors who plan to apply to college often dive into the college process during the summer or fall before their senior year. It is the last opportunity to…

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Guidance staff questions roles as titles change

Guidance staff questions roles as titles change

  Parker Richards Veritas Editor   (Dec. 13, 2012)  Nantucket High School’s Guidance Department has undergone a subtle but distinct shift this year, as its staff have gone from being “guidance counselors” to “school counselors,” which represents the newfound roles…

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Empathy takes a beating from ambition in school

Parker Richards Veritas Editor   (Dec. 13, 2012)  In high school––often for the first time––students begin to experience ambition. Certainly, there are moments throughout a child’s earlier years that he or she might be “ambitious” enough to pursue a goal,…

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Elsie Gaw basks in history of University of Virginia

Elsie Gaw basks in history of University of Virginia

  Elsie Gaw Former News Editor   (Dec. 13, 2012)  If you had told me a year ago that I would now be only weeks away from the end of my first semester at the University of Virginia, I probably…

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Eve Manghis enjoys the academic splendors of Harvard

Eve Manghis enjoys the academic splendors of Harvard

  Eve Manghis Former Veritas Editor   (Dec. 13, 2012)  Harvard is a place where the list of superlatives one could apply as an adjective to describe it goes on and on. I have never been so challenged in my…

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Ben Parker takes in opportunities at Dartmouth

Ben Parker takes in opportunities at Dartmouth

  Ben Parker Former Veritas Editor   (Dec. 13. 2012)  “You’re spending four years at a place where your only responsibility is to learn. I don’t see how things could be much better.” This is what an enthusiastic teacher told…

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