Trump’s Election Evokes Fear in Prospective International Students

James Ahn, Editor-in-Chief With the U.S. elections concluded in the favour of Donald Trump, his success has been met with mixed opinions. Despite the lack of a clear verdict in these arguments, international students have expressed that Trump’s policies have influenced their college decisions. International students applying to the U.S. may be strongly impacted by Trump’s anti-immigration mentality. In order to stay in the U.S. … Continue reading Trump’s Election Evokes Fear in Prospective International Students

IB Tips Revealed for USS Students

By Jun Woo Kang, News Writer A spring rainstorm of anxiety is deliberately hitting the USS, as the period for transition is gradually approaching. That said, DP and MYP coordinator, Mr. Thomas, Mr. Harding, and college counselor Ms. Rogers allay the anxiety of the students by advising the students for a better understanding of the IB program, and provide few tips for a smoother transition … Continue reading IB Tips Revealed for USS Students

The Importance of Looking at the Whole Picture When Selecting Colleges

By Matthew Choi, News Writer Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, and Yale– these are the Ivy League Schools considered the best of the best, Yet in Korea, a culture has been started where parents only care about the name of the school and some of these top universities do not make the list. One has to wonder is it all about the … Continue reading The Importance of Looking at the Whole Picture When Selecting Colleges

Seniors face a future without a college counselor

Jaho Koo, News Editor As the Class of 2013 closes out the year with completed college applications, a growing concern surrounds Mr. Rick Caron’s announcement: the High School College Guidance Counselor will leave in December to take a job in Montana. Initially, the senior students were shocked. “We were in the middle of class and he just came in and announced that he was leaving … Continue reading Seniors face a future without a college counselor