DSST BLOG

10/02/18

4 Questions to Consider as You Create Your College List

With so many facets to the college application process, it can be daunting for students and their families to know where to begin. A good starting point, and a crucial piece of the application process, is creating a college list. DSST High School students begin their lists Junior year, leaving time to do research, visit campuses, and narrow down the list to the 5-7 schools that will receive an application come November or January.

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Topics: college, graduate, denver high school, denver school of science and technology, dsst, great schools in denver, supportive school, small schools, Insider

05/11/18

Explore Your Dream Job: DSST's Professional Internship Program

Being a high school student is stressful, and the pressure to study to go to your top college and reach your dream job can make it even more so. On top of all of that, thinking about choosing a career path can be incredibly daunting, especially as a 16-year-old. However, DSST strives to ensure that all students have an opportunity to explore a career path that they are interested in. We do this by incorporating a class into the high school curriculum where students attend professional internships during their junior year. In these internships, “students are able to figure out what they want to do in the future… see if they see themselves in that career,” says Maggie Dering, the Internship Coordinator at DSST: Cole High School.

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Topics: college, great schools in denver, denver public schools, supportive school, small schools

01/12/18

Beyond College-Ready, DSST: Stapleton High School Students Are Prepared for Life

Remember life after college? Parts of it were probably thrilling, but if you were like most college grads, parts were also overwhelming—from picking an apartment, to buying food, from paying bills, to finding a job.

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Topics: denver school of science and technology, SupportDSST, school choice, denver public schools, supportive school, small schools

11/09/17

Top 5 Reasons Students and Parents Choose Small Schools

When looking for the right school, size makes significant difference for students and their future prospects. Both social and academic factors impact students’ ability to learn, grow and be happy. Below are the five reasons why we find that students and parents choose smaller schools.

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Topics: small schools, denver school, dsst public schools, safe school, joy at school, supportive school, denver charter school

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