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The MV Current

The MV Current

College conundrum

Rex Snow, MVC News Editor

April 26, 2019

Over the past couple of months, an investigation over a massive college admission scam took place. Fifty or more people from wealthy families have allegedly been involved in a scheme of cheating on standardized tests, as well as bribing college coaches and school officials to accept student as a college ...

Tips for scholarships

Emme Longman, MVC Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2018

Senior year is a blast until you realize there is so much to get done. Scholarship deadlines sneak up on you, and they come up at the least convenient time. Once you think you are in the clear after applying for college, you realize that is just half the work. Scholarships might not be the most talked ab...

Post-college application: the college interview

Joan Lee, MVC Features and Reviews Editor

November 27, 2018

A college interview is a way for students applying to colleges to learn about the specific college(s) they apply to. Through these interviews, one can meet someone who represents the college. Accepting a college interview can show a student’s interest in the college. In addition, one can begin a re...

Inside scoop on college tours

Inside scoop on college tours

Emme Longman, MVC Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2018

Over break, I went on three college tours: Purdue, Butler, and Trine. I learned many things while visiting these colleges. For example, you must keep an open mind when on them; it is really easy to judge the college immediately just for the way it looks or remembering the bad things that you’ve he...

The Common Application Walkthrough

Joan Lee, MVC Features and Reviews Editor

November 7, 2018

The Common Application is a free application method for applying to colleges with only one application. In the past, each individual college had their own college application. Now, more than 800 colleges and universities in 20 countries use the Common App, which means that many students may only nee...

College in Canada

Emma Clifton, MVC Staff Reporter

December 12, 2017

As fall rolls to a close and the first hint of winter chill settles in the air, seniors everywhere are tucking college acceptance letters into frames, pouring over materials with a watchful eye, and freaking out about tuition. For international students, the stakes are higher and the cost lower. ...

FAFSA for all

Claire Dorsch, MVC Managing Editor

November 14, 2017

As most seniors look forward to getting into their dream colleges and starting their life after high school, one thing is on their mind: applying for federal aid. “The average annual increase in college tuition from 1980-2014 grew by nearly 260% compared to the nearly 120% increase in all consum...

Seeing past the statistics

Seeing past the statistics

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

September 19, 2017

College visits offer a chance to see schools beyond their statistics or brochures. The experience of walking around a campus and seeing the classrooms, dorms, professors, and students in person can help high schoolers narrow down their list of potential schools and make a decision they can feel good a...