The Racist History of the SATCOVID disproportionately affects people of color through infection rates, housing loss, and access to healthcare. However, the pause on standardized testing, namely the SAT, has led to more equity. Because ...
Behind the Bench: Episode 2Welcome to The Gavel's new podcast series, Behind the Bench. Here you'll find commentary on hot-button issues, updates on campus happenings, and interviews with BC community members. This year's hosts include Gavel ...
On Checking BoxesDuring high school, a good chunk of my extracurricular involvement was geared towards “checking the boxes” of what I thought a college admissions officer looked for in a student. While ...
ACT Alteration Continues to Neglect Student EqualityStarting in the fall of 2020, a new fee will allow students to retest for the ACT, benefiting only those students who have the financial means to participate.
College Apps 101: Decoding DecisionsIt is important to keep the full picture of the college admissions process in mind as a helpful reminder of just how arbitrary final decisions can be.
The Problem with the US Education SystemThe issue with the American education system starts early, with the disparity between the types of K-12 schooling provided to the wealthy and those of a lower socioeconomic status.
'Booksmart' Imparts Wisdom and Laughter on AudiencesOlivia Wilde's directorial debut is funny and witty, all while perfectly capturing the essence of being a contemporary teenager.
College Admissions Is Infected by the RichThe recent college admissions scandal reveals deeper problems about the growing divide between the wealthy and the poor in our country.
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