Senior’s Out. Juniors: The Rat Race Begins

Why do so many students adhere to the convention of college? In recent years, 22% of SAS seniors went to college outside of the US, and only 2% of those seniors took a gap year. This video discusses the competitiveness at SAS, and students’ opinion on unconventional paths after graduation. Seniors talk about the pressure that they face in terms of college applications, as well as their advice for the rising class.

Author: Tia Remedios

Tia Remedios is a senior at Singapore American School and this is her first year working with The Eye. She was born in Melbourne and raised in Mumbai, but she considers Singapore her home. She spends her time reading, painting portraits, and listening to rap music. You can contact her at

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