The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Kara Mueller presents Career Pathways slideshow to Park parents April 26. The group meets about six to eight times a year and the teachers meet with board members as needed.

There’s more to life than college?

Layla Mickelson, Writer May 14, 2024

On April 26, parents and Career Pathway board members got together for the Career Pathways meeting. They spent an hour and a half getting updates on what the school is improving and how students are getting...

Target has a set section for dorm utilities and supplies. Many students start buying utilities for their dorms after graduation.

College dorm essentials

Rylie Unangst May 13, 2024

With May 1 right around the corner, many seniors are making their college decisions for the fall. Planning ahead includes dorm room shopping, which can be extremely stressful. Not knowing what to get,...

High school counselor Heidi Cosgrove goes over the requirements for PSEO (Post-Secondary Education Options) March 5. Sophomores who are considering enrolling in PSEO can sign up for informational meetings with the counselors.

PSEO puzzles plague Park

Ryan Steinberg, Staffer March 14, 2024

With class registration happening, students have to think about their plan for the next school year. While students have many tough choices to make, one of the largest is the choice of PSEO (Post Secondary...

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Sliding into college

Modesty Manion, Multimedia Editor March 1, 2024

Starting as early as September, Park seniors have been receiving early admission decisions from colleges. Many colleges offer early decision and early action with deadlines in late fall, with admission...

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Navigating tough college choices

Isaac Schulman January 30, 2024

No matter which college you plan to attend after high school, everyone has to make decisions. : One of those decisions is choosing between early decision and regular decision. Early decision for 2024 ended...

College letters from Gustavus Adolphus College and Creighton University Jan. 24. Both letters provided via mail and detail the benefits of attending each college.

Early applicants kick back and relax

Rachel Arkis January 28, 2024

With most regular decision applications beginning to close, many students have started to stress about being accepted into colleges. However, students who applied using early action have already started...

FAFSA pushed to end of  year

FAFSA pushed to end of year

Serena Bovee December 19, 2023

As seniors scramble to finish up all of their college applications, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) looms overhead. However, that distance keeps moving further and further as it keeps...

Expert speaker Tara Pribnow talks about how to make paying for college easier for students Dec. 7. This meeting discusses options for scholarships and grants.

Pay your way to college

Max Rider December 15, 2023

Park held a meeting for students to prepare for college and to learn about financial aid Dec. 7. This meeting helped educate families more about earning scholarships to save money when it comes to choosing...

College accessibility is far behind

College accessibility is far behind

Nicholas Garrett November 21, 2023

Colleges are known as places where diversity thrives, and where everyone feels comfortable to learn. Because what else is a reflection of the impartiality and humanitarianism that universities wish to...

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Early decision deadline passing relieves stress for many students

Madeline Anklam November 10, 2023

The deadline for many college’s early action and decision applications was Nov. 1. Many teachers have been noticing shifts in their student’s emotions and stress levels. Once the date passes, students...

New FAFSA changes coming for 2024-2025

New FAFSA changes coming for 2024-2025

Nicholas Garrett August 29, 2023

In 2020, the FAFSA (the Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Simplification Act revised qualification standards for who is eligible for federal college student aid grants. Those changes are coming...

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