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How to make the most of College and Career day

How to make the most of College and Career day

Ashley Arrigo, Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under College & Career, Features, Showcase

Whether it’s joining the military, deciding on a college, researching career paths, or starting that college essay you’ve procrastinated doing since school started, every senior will have the opportunity to plan for their future on Senior College Day that’s taking place on Wed. Oct. 11. The C...

Ithaca College connects students to nature

Ithaca College connects students to nature

Madison Martin, Editor in Chief

September 28, 2017


Filed under College & Career, Showcase

Students who prefer to be in a relaxed, woodsy environment compared to a crowded city are sure to feel right at home in Ithaca College in upstate NY— and the school is a must see for anyone interested in music or performing arts.   Ithaca college has on-campus hiking trails that run through the ...

Tips for College Tours

Tips for College Tours

Kiley White, Reporter

May 19, 2017


Filed under College & Career, Opinion, Showcase

The first part of the college process is touring and interviewing. With interviews, eye contact and good questions are important. Stay away from “Do you like the this school?” because yes or no questions make for a short awkward conversation. Ask more questions that are major specific such as “H...

FAQs on senior scholarships

FAQs on senior scholarships

Liz Iaconis, News Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under College & Career, News, Showcase

As an underclassmen hanging around a lot of upperclassmen, I hear a lot of talk about college, the stress of applications, fear and excitement for what will come after high school is over, and now that graduation is less than three months away, the wave of last minute scholarships. I’m sure I’m ...

LSO’s declassified finals survival guide

LSO’s declassified finals survival guide

Shea Robinson, Editor-in-Chief, College & Career Editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under College & Career, Showcase

Right now you're probably refreshing the weather forecast hourly and playing out every possible scenario in your head that could get you out of taking exams tomorrow. But despite the impending snow storm, it's time to keep your eyes on the prize. One day down, only three to go. Even if there is...

Don’t let college ruin your holidays

Lizy Stubbs, Opinions Editor

December 30, 2016


Filed under College & Career, Opinion

It consumes your mind. You lay in bed when you’re supposed to be asleep and don't even bother watching Netflix. You toss. You turn.  And you can’t stop thinking about the same resonating thought. No, sugar plums aren’t dancing in your head. And the all-consuming thoughts aren’t based on St. ...

Please, please don’t ask me about college

Please, please don’t ask me about college

Ellie Goodspeed, Magazine Chief

December 30, 2016


Filed under College & Career, Opinion, Showcase

I know that much of senior year is about applying to and deciding where to go for college. As every waking moment — and many of my dreams/nightmares — are centered around college, it doesn’t help to be constantly asked by peers, family members and even random people I’ve just met about where I’...

A step-by-step guide on how to ask your friends if they got into college

A step-by-step guide on how to ask your friends if they got into college

Shea Robinson, Editor-in-Chief, College & Career Editor

December 30, 2016


Filed under College & Career, Showcase

The applications — for the most part — have all been sent, and conversations have gone from brainstorming essay topics to gossiping about who has gotten in where. Just as much as we want to know who got a higher test score, the curiosity is killing us as we wait to hear where our classmates are g...

Writing the perfect college essay

Writing the perfect college essay

Lizy Stubbs, Opinions Editor

December 2, 2016


Filed under College & Career, Showcase

As someone who spent all of Thanksgiving break wrapped up in a comforter with a laptop, Netflix and microwave popcorn, working away on college essays, I consider myself a bit of an expert on trying to make yourself sound impressive. So whether you are in the cramming stage or still have plenty of...

Futures Lab launches website and shares upcoming events

Futures Lab launches website and shares upcoming events

Shea Robinson, Editor-in-Chief, College & Career Editor

November 16, 2016


Filed under College & Career, Showcase

  The Futures Lab has added one more online platform to share information for upcoming events and providing resources to further your college and career readiness. Visit the newly launched website to explore the numerous opportunities offered by the futures lab, including career breakfast...

Jump start your college education, and save money in the process

Jump start your college education, and save money in the process

Sara Stapleford, Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under College & Career, Showcase

The Early College Program, or Bridges, at Nashua Community College might be the right alternative for students who want to get a head start in their post-high school education. Senior Abigail Dolan currently attends Nashua Community College, or NCC, full time. “Even though I don’t take any class...

Colleges coming your way: Nov. 7 – 11

Colleges coming your way: Nov. 7 – 11

Shea Robinson, Editor-in-Chief, College & Career Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under College & Career, Showcase

The colleges listed below will be visiting LHS in the main guidance conference room this week. To register for these visits or see dates for upcoming colleges, log in to your Naviance account.   Monday, Nov. 7 Great Bay CC 10:30 AM     Wednesday, Nov. 9 Elmira College ...

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