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Samantha Gonzalez

Samantha Gonzalez

When I switched to SAS, I was welcomed with the best teachers and counselor I’ve ever had. Although the school is recognized academically, one of the most valuable things about it is the community. It’s a rare experience to have so many intelligent, driven, and passionate people together all at once; it’s even rarer to go to a school where teachers actually care about every student. An environment that’s both social and academically rigorous is hard to find, but that’s what it’s like at SAS – a place to make friends that are equally ambitious as oneself, where teachers, administrators, and counselors support students’ biggest dreams, and where everyone matters.

SAS is what each person makes of it. Not many high school students can say they’ve taken Calculus 3 or Anthropology before attending university, and that’s difference between SAS and a traditional high school. There are so many things to learn about in the world, and MDC offers a glimpse at a broad range of subjects not available to most high school students. At SAS you will work hard, you will get stressed, but you will succeed. I’m thankful for all SAS is and has provided me with; without this experience, I may not have ended up where I am today.




Samantha Gonzalezr
School for Advanced Studies, Class of 2014
Columbia University, Class of 2018




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