At the end of any adventure, people commonly remark on how quickly it went by.
My time at Brophy falls into this cliché.
As I think back on my past four years, I can only see a blurry slideshow of memories that have built me into the person I am today.
Every year at this time the thought that is on every senior’s mind is “where am I going to college?”
This year Brophy’s seniors are heading to a variety of schools in each of the four corners of the country.
But do students seem to prefer out of state schools over the institutions that are here in Arizona?
Bryan Saba ’10 is one of many students who will be attending an out-of-state school as he heads to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
Staying in state for college might not be the bargain it once was.
The Arizona Board of Regents approved a sharp tuition hike ranging from 15.7 to 20.4 percent at all three in-state public universities.
At Arizona State University alone, state funding has been cut by 26 percent or $104 million since 2008, according to ASU News, while the University of Arizona has seen cuts of $100 million in state funds.
Do colleges really take into account whether a student took Advanced Placement classes?
The quick answer is “yes,” but it is more complicated than that.
AP classes really only come into play when applying to a top-tier college, according to college counselors.
These colleges like to see that students have challenged themselves by taking rigorous courses throughout high school.