The Scoop on Academic Peer Pressure in preparation for College

By Lucy Williams, Voices Editor

Although Archer’s college guidance program starts in junior year, students start thinking about the future as early as middle school. On The Scoop’s fifth episode of this year, we hosted a discussion about academic peer pressure and college preparation in Archer’s culture. We hear from three different perspectives, college guidance counselor Ivan Hauck, senior Karen Garcia and sophomore Gemma Wyles, as they break down college myths in hopes of analyzing student stress, and why getting a B doesn’t mean you won’t get into college. They offer advice for changing mindsets in order to have a balanced and memorable high school life.