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,...

College Acceptance Rates: Why so low?

College Acceptance Rates: Why so low?

Hayley S, Feature Editor

December 17, 2010

Many Minnetonka students aspire to go to the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities. MHS senior Laura Studer agrees, “When I was little, I’ve always wanted to go to the U. My entire family—mom, dad, grandparents, sister—all went to the University of Minnesota as well. So the U has always...

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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