Your Ultimate Test Guide: SAT vs. ACT

  By Shumaya Islam      As a current junior at MCSM, I am personally attempting to balance my normal school work with preparing for the upcoming standardized tests—best known as the SAT and the ACT.  When I first started planning my study guide, all I knew was that the SAT and the ACT were required tests […]

Our Illustrious Alumni: A New Column

  Kiara Ventura  Hosts an Art Show Party! Rampage founding-editor and MCSM graduate Kiera Ventura is currently entering her Junior year at NYU with a double major in Journalism and Art History. This fall she heads to Spain for her junior semester abroad, but Ventura kept busy in July by curating an innovative gallery show […]

APAP 2016: Mixing Art, Science and Politics to Change Our World

    By Carol Cooper Over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (better known as APAP) invited the MCSM RamPage to report on their national convention for the second year in a row. APAP is a 59 year old political organization that uplifts and educates the American public through […]

GRADUATION 2015: Final College Story of The Month!

By Keisha Aboagye As the end of the school year rolls around, seniors feel a major sense of relief. They have sent in all of their college applications and are now awaiting their final acceptance letters. Seniors are thrilled about being through with the tedious, dreadful college application process. Many students of Class of 2015 have […]

STUDENT LIFE: How to Ace the AP Exams With Less Anxiety

By Cesay Camera Amidst the stress of upcoming AP Exams, it is not uncommon for AP students to feel like giving up despite all the sleepless nights and early morning cram sessions endured, and lunch periods sacrificed with your peers. It’s May and you probably feel like you are running out of mental energy and […]

Seniors 101: The College Office

By Beverly Danquah During her third period lunch, Raliat Akesode, senior at Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics, can be seen in the College Office applying for scholarships, calling colleges to follow up, and checking her e-mail. Located in Room 154, the College Office has proven itself to be a setting where seniors and juniors […]

College of the Month: Hampshire College/ Scholarship of the Month: Superpower Scholarship

By Keisha Aboagye Hampshire College is a private liberal-arts college, located in Amherst, Massachusetts. Its rural setting houses 1,400 undergraduates. Opened in 1970, it was an experiment in alternative education. Hampshire College is a part of the five college consortium, which includes Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, University of Massachusett,s Amherst, and Amherst College. The […]

College of the Month: Bates College/Scholarship of the Month: Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge

By Keisha Aboagye Located in Lewiston Maine, Bates College is a private, co-ed, liberal arts and sciences institution that was founded in 1855. With a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,791, it has an urban setting and a relatively small campus size of 109 acres. Because of its small population, students have the feel of a […]

College of the Month Dickinson College/ Scholarship of the Month Jackie Robinson Scholarship

By Keisha Aboagye Dickinson College is a private, liberal-arts college located in suburban Carlisle, PA. Founded in 1783, it has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,396. A bachelor of arts or sciences is available for students in 22 disciplinary majors and 20 interdisciplinary majors. The most popular majors are international trade/business/commerce, biology/biological sciences, psychology, economics, […]

Lesser-Known College of the Month: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institution/ Scholarship of the Month: McDonald’s RHMC U.S. Scholarships

By Keisha Aboagye Rensselaer Polytechnic Institution, better known as RPI, is a private, research university located in Troy, NY. Founded in 1824, RPI is the nation’s oldest technological research university. With a campus of nearly 7,000 students, RPI offers 38 majors, and bachelor, masters, and doctorate degrees to its students. RPI boasts a variety of […]

College of the Month: Johnson and Wales University/ Scholarship of the Month: Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarship

  By Keisha Aboagye Established in 1914 as a business school, Johnson and Wales University is a private, non-profit, co-ed educational institution. The university has four campuses, respectively located in Providence, North Miami, Denver, and Charlotte. Johnson and Wales University has two main colleges with sub-schools:  the College of Management and the College of Arts & […]

College of the Month: Allegheny College/ Scholarship of the Month: Foot Locker Scholarship

By Keisha Aboagye Allegheny College is a private, co-educational  liberal arts college located in Meadville , PA. Founded in 1815, Allegheny College is the thirty-second oldest college in the nation. Allegheny boasts  an impressive diversity rate of  21%.  It is a relatively small school, with a student population of 2,161.   The college offers majors ranging […]