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Juan Arciniegas

CarterMaking the leap from my previous high school to SAS was a tough choice, but it was one that was worth it. I remember my classmates all being shocked when they discovered I was planning to transfer to SAS, and they would try to ask why I would attend such a rigorous high school. At first, I too was doubting my abilities, and to be truthful I was intimidated by entering a college campus and attending college in addition to high school.

Yet I believe I could not have made a better choice. SAS has allowed me to develop myself not only as a student, but also as a person. The community of students, teachers, counselors, and administrators are all supportive of each other, and if you ever need help they are happy to lend a helping hand. This school has had the best environment of any other school I have attended, and to me that is what really has allowed me to succeed and thrive.

I can attest to the fact that attending SAS means putting in the hard work, but you will be sure to reap the rewards. It is so important to begin with a strong and supportive basis in life, and attending SAS will help you to make your high school experience a memorable one.
Juan Arciniegas

School for Advanced Studies, Class of 2016
Columbia University, Class of 2020

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