GALLERY: Members of the class of 2015 reveal insights about their time at Urban

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

June 10, 2015

As members of the class of 2015 prepare to leave Urban, they also reflect on what they have experienced in the past four years. Senior Spring is a special time when seniors are able to have a more objective perspective of their pasts so that they may think about who they want to be in the future. From bad haircuts to...

Follow-up on Goucher’s video applications: high acceptance rates for diverse group of creative students

Olivia Mitchel, Staff Writer

June 4, 2015

After the test run of Goucher’s video application, the results are in. The video application was introduced to applicants last fall as an optional alternative to more conventional application processes like the Common Application and the Universal College Application, which are both accepted by Goucher admi...

Student brains are more than a science experiment and a standard scale

You get one minute, she gets three, he gets five. Is possible to determine the pace of a person's brain? Apparently it's a quick calculation.

Marie Bergsund, Staff Writer

February 9, 2015

If you’ve ever taken a science class, you know that an experiment requires a dependent variable, an independent variable, and a control. The most important component is the control. If you’re testing how long it takes for a rat to run through a maze but one rat is given an hour, and the other rat...

Goucher College introduces alternative video applications

Students who choose to use the new video app will not have to send in transcripts or test scores.

Olivia Mitchel, Staff Writer

November 15, 2014

What would you say if you had two minutes to determine your college acceptance? Goucher College, a private liberal arts school in Baltimore, MD, has recently released a new video application as an alternative to the more conventional options. The video app is just one of three options at Goucher, alon...

GALLERY: Urban School seniors share regrets about their high school experiences

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

June 5, 2014

It is the end of the school year and Urban's senior class of 2014 is nearing the end of their Senior Spring. Graduation is quickly approaching and many seniors are reminiscing about their past four years at Urban. The following gallery is a series of portraits and quotes from Urban seniors about what...

College counselors are center stage as college admissions decisions approach

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

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, the all-important college counselor. While Urban has two full-time college counselors,...

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