Local Alternatives: Other options close to home

Local Alternatives: Other options close to home

Courtney B, Staff Writer

December 17, 2010

 To some college applicants, the concept of a four-year college away from home full of complete strangers can seem daunting. The costs of tuition, room and board, textbooks, and perhaps transportation that come with the four-year-college package do nothing to alleviate these apprehensive feelings. However,...

Military Service Benefits

Hayley S and Rachel Y, Feature Editors

December 17, 2010

Why the armed forces might be the best path for you: 1.You’re tight on funds. Those in the military receive government benefits as well as free college tuition if they are in the ROTC (Registered Officer Training Program). 2. You are not sure about college. Maybe you don’t know if you want to g...

College Bias at MHS?

College Bias at MHS?

Rachel Y, Feature Editor

November 17, 2010

Minnetonka is a district proud of its graduates’ accomplishments, and one of the most obvious examples is the college bulletin board outside the media center, refreshed each year to display the graduating seniors’ post-high school plans. Last year, 92% of graduating seniors enrolled in college—79%...

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