The Rubicon

$1.2 million gets you into Yale? Students aren’t surprised

Corruption runs rampant in the admissions process at schools like Stanford, Yale, USC and UT Austin. Photo Illustration: Noah Raaum.

Noah Raaum, Creative Design Manager

March 13, 2019

There's a foolproof way of getting kids into big-name schools like Yale, Stanford and USC: bribery.

Two Sides, One Issue: Standardized Testing

Two Sides, One Issue: Standardized Testing

Javier Whitaker-Castañeda, Print Managing Editor

October 19, 2015

Should students be notified of standardized tests sooner? or should focus be drawn away from standardized testing at school?

Juniors anticipate redesigned PSAT

The redesigned PSAT/NMSQT is now notably longer and scored on a 1600 scale rather than a 240 scale (and for the SAT, 1600 instead of 2400), and both the SAT and PSAT now have two instead of three sections.

Diane Huang, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2015

The redesigned PSAT/NMSQT will be administered on Oct. 14 for the class of 2017 at 8 A.M.

Standardized test policies undergo scrutiny

Katrina Hilton, Sports Editor

December 11, 2013

Every child has unique characteristics and talents, so why are his or her intelligence, talents, and predicted value to society based on their ability to answer some multiple choice, fill in the blank, or essay question on one day? Standardized tests on federal, state, and district levels are widel...