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Blair students receive full-tuition Posse scholarships

Ten Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) students were selected for full-tuition, four-year college scholarships from the Posse Foundation, a program which identifies public high school students with outstanding academic and leadership potential but have been overlooked by the traditional college selection process. Out of these ten MCPS students, three Blair seniors were selected: Marc Monteil, Darien Price and Samuel Teshome.

#FreeTheStudents

Students who are almost legal adults have little real freedom in high school, and this should change. Students deserve a more liberal arts-style curriculum, one that can give students some educational freedom.

Are colleges truly diverse?

Nowadays, most top universities have everything a prospective student would desire in a place of higher education. However, hiding behind these amenities is a major weakness afflicting these universities: a startling lack of political diversity.

Getting to know you

It's senior year, and students have to figure out what they're doing after they graduate. Some students look around for jobs or apprenticeships, but for most students, their time will be spent going through the arduous college application process. Students are applying to the schools of their dreams and are putting every aspect of their life out there for complete strangers to read.

Essays? Check. Recommendations? Check. Social media pages?

But while they perfect their essays and worry about teacher recommendations, many seniors don't realize that they have another thing they should be thinking about: their social media.

Interactive map shows next year's destinations for Blair Class of 2013

Blazers are heading everywhere, from Pittsburgh to Patagonia and from Michigan to Montreal.

How to survive senioritis

It's that time of the year when the holiday season is finished and there it feels like there is little to look forward to in February and March. However, for seniors, it also means the first semester is over and most college applications have been submitted. This can only mean one thing: senioritis is beginning to set in.

How to avoid debt as a Senior

A lot of us didn't even know that senior year could cost so much, and plenty of us are already broke. Luckily, we have a few tips on ways that you can actually save for the last semester of High School

Living the American DREAM

While many college-bound seniors think they have it tough, imagine applying to colleges, searching for scholarships and fighting to stay in the country. For some Blazers this isn't just a hypothetical, this is reality.

Punishing "The Penn State Way"

The harsh sanctions on Penn State University are necessary to heal wounds caused by the scandal.
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