The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Urban seniors give their advice for the dreaded college application process

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer June 1, 2015

Senior Spring, regarded by many as the most exciting term in an Urban senior’s year, allows seniors to take classes specifically designed for the twelfth grade. With this new and final term, however,...

Urbans college counselors, Susan Lee and Lauren Gersick, work in their office on the first floor.

College counselors are center stage as college admissions decisions approach

Ella McLeod, Editor-in-chief: News March 3, 2014

In one month most Urban seniors will receive their college admissions letters.  Where they get in depends on their grades, test scores, extracurriculars, family legacy, and who was helping them — specifically,...

More students at The Urban School begin early SAT and ACT prep, but how early is too early?

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer November 14, 2013

A couple of weeks ago, my parents arrived home from a junior parent college meeting bearing a thick folder stuffed with information about the ACT and SAT. A few days ago, I placed an order for three...

Got stress? Many Urban School students do. What to do.

Adrienne von Schulthess, Opinions editor December 10, 2009

I recognize the irony of writing this article at 10 p.m. After a no-homework weekend and Thanksgiving break, during which I found myself with no assignments, sports or other obligations — the anxiety...

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