Articles Posted in the " College " Category


  • Editorial: More Than A Number

    by Zoe Tai Class of 2016 Standardized tests are arduous assessments that many high school students undertake in their college application journey. They have been told that these are the tests that will determine their futures, their dreams, their entire lives… however, this is not entirely true. While standardized tests give a baseline report on […]


  • The $60,000 American Dream

    In advance of Super Tuesday, we hope to post a series of articles about political topics that are relevant to BHS students. First up is Amanda Mei on the price of a college education. by Amanda Mei Class of 2016   While applying to universities this academic year as a senior, you have probably noticed […]


  • Students Try to Qualify for College Courses

    by Elizabeth Jarrins, Emma Marino (2016) and Anthony C. Green Class of 2015 Students from the Alternatives Program took the Accuplacer test at Massasoit Community College last week to see whether or not they are eligible for the Dual Enrollment Program to achieve college credits while still in high school. “The Accuplacer test is one […]


  • On Finding a Roommate

    by Erin Connolly BHS News We, as seniors, have come to the next step in the college admissions process. You have gotten your acceptance letters and you have decided where you will attend. You have spent the last few months finding a university compatible with your personality, goals, and interests, but the trouble and the […]


  • Opinion: BHS Should Bring Back Shop Classes

    By Joe Amuzzini BHS News Staff Not every senior goes to college. If Braintree High School offered trade/vocational programs, it would give students an alternative to college. Students would also probably be more motivated if they knew that they had a week of shop to look forward to every other week. Teaching shops or trades […]