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

The Peters perspective: applying to college

Wes Peters, News Editor June 4, 2021

The college process is a time of stress, pressure and maturing. It’s the beginning of adult life, and money is something that becomes all too real as students apply to and decide on colleges. A recent...

Urban School students discuss their experiences with socioeconomic status

Ana Gorski, Head Fact Checker April 18, 2017

  The Month of Understanding (MOU) at Urban is a month dedicated to providing “Urban with an opportunity to focus on and highlight multiculturalism at school, remembering that the work is year-round,”...

Urban’s tuition to increase to $40,000 for the 2015-16 year

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer June 4, 2015

$40,000 can buy a wide variety of things. It can buy a new car, a year’s tuition, room, and board at any University of California school, or it can buy next year’s tuition at the Urban School of San...

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,...

Focus: Urban’s endowment growing but still behind other Bay Area schools

Eli Dinkelspiel, Staff Writer October 25, 2011

Last year, nearly 42 percent of applicants to Urban requested financial aid. So it was no surprise when a recent Legend survey found that 34 percent of Urban students — the single-largest group of...

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