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Mounds View High School's student news site.

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Mounds View High School's student news site.

The Viewer

Mounds View High School's student news site.

The Viewer

Mounds View High School's student news site.

The Viewer

Every year, high schoolers face the dilemma of choosing a career path. Although social media has downplayed the importance of a college degree, it remains a necessity for climbing the social ladder.

[OPINION] Going to college is still worth it

Social media devalues the importance of college. Yet, influencers never mention the hardships that people will face without a college degree.
Gloria Liu, Debates and Sports Editor March 1, 2024

After graduating high school, one might question going through another four years of school. Influencers on social media further feed into this hesitancy by emphasizing crushing student loan debt and by...

According to The National Center for Education Statistics, total fall post-secondary school enrollment decreased by three million between the years 2010 and 2021.

Why are fewer people attending college?

Over the past decade, college enrollment has declined substantially, mainly due to the growing cost of college and the oversaturation of college graduates in certain fields.
Suha Sharif, Staff Reporter January 19, 2024

As stated by Doug Shapiro, executive director of the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, there has been a slow decline in college enrollment since the Great Recession. In recent years, many...

[DEBATE] Should legacy admissions still exist?

[DEBATE] Should legacy admissions still exist?

An exploration of the debate surrounding legacy admissions following the downfall of affirmative action.
Maya Gjelhaug and Sidharth Sharma November 13, 2023

Nikhil Kulangaroth

[OPINION] Stop watching college reaction videos

Nikhil Kulangaroth, Online Managing Copy Editor October 1, 2023

After working furiously on my college applications one night, I decided to take a break and watch some YouTube videos. A particular video caught my eye. The title read “college decision reactions!!!...

Where do our Mustangs go?

Where do our Mustangs go?

UM, St. Thomas top students' lists
Alex Jiang, Online Editor-In-Chief May 2, 2016
Come May 1, most Mounds View seniors will have committed to the place where they will spend the next two to four years. While we don’t yet know where they will be going, we can look to last year’s seniors as a guide.
From horse to hound

From horse to hound

Sophomore commits to Boston University
Kailey Newcome, staff reporter April 28, 2016
While this year’s seniors are just now deciding where to spend their next four years, Elle Conlin, 10, is two years ahead of the game: committed to Boston University.
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