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 alledges 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...

College is scary

Bella Geroulis

April 13, 2017

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

This past Tuesday morning, the whole senior class gathered in the Gaffney to listen to attorney C.L Lindsay speak about legal issues many college students face whilst away at school. Lindsay covered a plethora of issues, ranging f...

Balancing on the edge of effort

Sam Blanc

April 13, 2017

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

This is really hard for me to admit, but I have a problem. I’ve been struggling for a while, but it’s really progressed in high school and, honestly, it’s scaring me a little. Well, here goes: I’m addicted to...doing...

Gap Year Fair gives students alternative options

Mimi Cassato

February 8, 2017

Filed under Features

The annual Gap Fair took place on Jan. 28 at New Trier High School giving seniors the chance to explore alternative post high school plans. For students like Mia Solberg, Colin Richards, and Sophie Chevalier, taking a gap year...

Athletes can benefit from early commitment

Jessi Zook

November 3, 2016

Filed under Sports

For high school seniors, first semester can be filled with a flurry of applications, college visits, and ACTs, yet many athletes have already committed to their schools of choice. Does this short college application process see...