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College Admission and GPA’s

Jim Tosto- School Psychologist

April 19, 2010

Filed under College Corner

As Sophomores and Juniors begin the process of exploring colleges, one of the most important factors to check out is the GPA required for admission. Peekskill High School uses percent grades, however, most college publications...

Trip to Manhattan College

April 16, 2010

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Students visited Manhattan College on April 14th.  Check out the pics! Average GPA for students admitted to Manhattan is 87-89

Trip to Dominican College

April 16, 2010

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Students visited Dominican College on April 14th.  Take a look! Average GPA for students admitted to Dominican is 77-79.

Trip to Iona College

April 16, 2010

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Students visited Iona College on April 14th.  Take a look at the pics! Average GPA for students admitted to Iona is 87-89.

Major of the Week: Aerospace Engineering

Sarinis Chu, College Reporter

April 11, 2010

Filed under College Corner

Major of the Week: AEROSPACE ENGINEERING What do Aerospace Engineers do? Aerospace Engineers research, design, develop, and test commercial and military aircraft, missiles, spacecraft, automobiles, and submarines, and oversee...

Head to the Warm Weather! Univ. of Florida in Gainesville

Sarinis Chu, College Reporter

February 28, 2010

Filed under College Corner

Located in Gainesville, Florida, and home of the Gators, is the University of Florida.  It is ranked number 47 on the 2010 U.S. News Best National Colleges. The University of Florida is a public college; the largest in the state,...

Massachusetts Institute Technology

Sarinis Chu, College Reporter

January 10, 2010

Filed under College Corner

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MIT is an Ivy League School and is ranked number 4 by the U.S News Best National Colleges. 97% of the students accepted here were ranked in the to...

State University of New York College at Cortland

Sarinis Chu, College Reporter

January 4, 2010

Filed under College Corner

Located in upstate New York, approximately three hours away from Peekskill, is SUNY Cortland. It is a public university offering bachelors and masters degrees. The most popular bachelors degrees include education, parks and recre...

Fashion Institute of Technology

Sarinis Chu, College Reporter

December 20, 2009

Filed under College Corner

Do you have a passion for fashion? Well if you do, you might want to go to the Fashion Institute of Technology, located in New York City on 27th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues. FIT is a state university of New York, meaning...

EXPAND YOUR VOCABULARY FOR THE S.A.T.

Myriam Pauta, Advice Columnist

December 18, 2009

Filed under College Corner

Raise your SAT’s by expanding your vocabulary.  Start with these: Abstruse-adj. /[ab-stroos] Difficult to understand; recondite. Accolade-n. [ak-uh-leyd] An honor; a praise; or an award. Acquiescent-adj. [ak-wee-es-...

Duke University

Sarinis Chu, College Reporter

December 13, 2009

Filed under College Corner

Ranked number 10 on the U.S. News College Rankings 2010 is Duke University, located in Durham, NC. Duke is well known for their sports teams, that are all ranked division 1, and they give many scholarships based on athletics.  ...

The City University of New York: Hunter College

Sarinis Chu, College Reporter

December 7, 2009

Filed under College Corner

If you don’t plan on going far away from home to college, CUNY Hunter, located in New York City, may be the ideal place. They offer bachelor and master’s degrees and have a school of arts and sciences, education, health sciences,...

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