Dual Enrollment VS Advanced Placement

By: Priscilla Castro Sanchez and Kelci Grooms Many high school students as they advance in their years tend to also advance in their school, taking on new or harder classes such as Advanced Placement (AP). However, many students also prefer to take on Dual Enrollment (DE). Dual Enrollment is taking college classes while still attending high school in order to obtain college credits at an … Continue reading Dual Enrollment VS Advanced Placement

Editorial: Competition is rarely helpful for students

As the college admissions process gets more selective and competitive, students become more competitive. The reality is that competition between students is harmful for their mental well-being. High school students are under an immense amount of pressure from the moment they enter ninth grade, especially college-bound students. This pressure leads to vicious competition which has negative effects on students. In my experience, much of the … Continue reading Editorial: Competition is rarely helpful for students

Is competition beneficial to students?

Yes, competition helps students succeed By: Kelci Grooms Many people have argued whether or not competition in schools helps or harms students. Some argue that competition is harmful because it causes students to become more stressed or be less engaged in the material. However, competition is good for schools because it gives students motivation to put in their best effort. Competition keeps students from becoming … Continue reading Is competition beneficial to students?