College has always been corrupt or The real college scandal

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Imposters hired to take standardized tests; a tennis coach bribed to produce a fake recommendation; hapless children’s faces photoshopped onto the bodies of real athletes. The details of the college bribery scam are as much...

It’s time to stop letting colleges dictate our lives

Editorial Board

December 7, 2018

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

How do we decide our extracurriculars? What makes the final cut? The reality is that in our competitive environment, many students at NT, as at every high school, pick and choose activities based on what they perceive colleges...

Going to college 4,000 miles away

Michelle Yurovsky

April 20, 2018

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

I am planning to leave the country for college. I am deciding between the University of Tel Aviv and the University of Amsterdam. As of now, only a handful of people in my grade are leaving the country for college. It is...

College admissions is rigged against all of us

Staff Editorial

April 20, 2018

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

In 2014, Students for Fair Admissions, a group of over a dozen Asian American students, sued Harvard University for allegedly using a race-based quota system in admissions. In a case that may be headed for the Supreme Court,...

What do students prioritize in college selection?

May Paddor

April 20, 2018

Filed under News

As May 1 approaches, many seniors are finalizing their decisions for where they plan to attend shool next year. Choosing where to invest for their futures is no easy task. Post-high School Counseling Department Chair James...

Suit alleges racial bias against Asian-Americans

Ezra Wallach

April 20, 2018

Filed under News

The group “Students for Fair Admissions” filed a lawsuit against Harvard university on behalf of Asian-American students, demanding for the school’s admission records be released to the public. Asian-American students...

Are parents too involved in the college process?

May Paddor

March 2, 2018

Filed under News

While the New Trier website boasts a 98% college enrollment rate, parents and student alike are feeling the pressure of the college process. It isn’t a question of whether students go to college but where they go and how th...

Senior Destinations 2017

NT News Staff

May 22, 2017

Filed under Top Stories

We at The New Trier News intend for the Destinations Issue to be a source of pride, not ridicule. While there is competition surrounding the college process, this list is meant to be a source of recognition and celebration for...

College isn’t the only option for seniors

Helen Fagan

May 22, 2017

Filed under Features

A common stereotype associated with the New Trier “bubble” is that the school is full of teens with the expectation that after high school, seniors continue on to college. Many assume that because New Trier boasts a 99%...

Students enlist for military education

Jessi Zook

May 22, 2017

Filed under Features

With the school year rapidly coming to an end, seniors are finalizing their post high school plans, with some deciding to attend military academies. According to Post High School Counseling Department Chair James Conroy, very...