The Old College Try: A Look at the International School College Application

By Shayla Sandoval and Tina Nguyen For many high school students around the world, much of the motivation to achieve top grades, participate in a variety of extracurriculars, and spend hours studying for standardized tests all amount to one goal: college. In the second installment of a joint American School of Warsaw-Hong Kong International School series on international education, Shayla Sandoval (12) and Tina Nguyen … Continue reading The Old College Try: A Look at the International School College Application

The SAT: An Expensive Way to Spend Your Morning

by Sneha Ramshanker Last Saturday at 7:30 AM, a large group of students were waiting in line at ASW, with No.2 pencils and calculators in hand, ready to take the SAT, a standardised test used in many US college admission processes. According to Petersons, a company that produces SAT test prep materials, around 78% of Universities worldwide require the SAT for admissions. Furthermore, a research … Continue reading The SAT: An Expensive Way to Spend Your Morning