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2015-2016 Star Status Results

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars has awarded the annual Star Status Awards to high-achieving chapters from around the country. The Star Status Program at NSCS is a reward system for chapters that are highly engaged. Every year, NSCS chapter officers develop programs and events to boost engagement on their campus.


Students Represent the Voice of Scholars

Big news! NSCS is proud to announce that it has appointed six members to the National Leadership Council (NLC). So, what does this mean and why should you care? The NLC is an advisory board made up of NSCS members that advises the NSCS national staff and board of directors. […]


What to Include in Your Resume

You’ve spent four years or more building your knowledge and perhaps even earned a high GPA. You may have even worked several full-time jobs to help pay your way through school.  The question now is, “is any of this experience relevant and something a potential employer is interested in?” This […]


10 Tips for Commuter Student Success

For most people, going to College means moving far away from home and sharing a room with a person he or she has never met before. Although this may seem more difficult than staying home and commuting to college, both options have their own strains. I have come across countless […]


Scholar of the Week: Josephine O’Connell

Meet our Scholar of the Week, Josephine O’Connell! Josephine is a recent graduate of the University of Dayton where she studied Biology. She also served as the Dayton chapter’s VP of Community Service during the 2015-2016 school year. Josephine’s favorite NSCS experience was hosting Dayton’s New Member Induction Ceremony with […]


Cheat Sheet for 7.15

  Happy Friyay, scholars! We hope you’re staying cool in this July heat – especially while trying to catch an Eevee! These are some of the reads we enjoyed this week: On the pursuit of happiness Feeling a little down lately? Try some of these things to get your brain on a […]


Scholar of the Week: Brandt Coleman

Meet our Scholar of the Week, Brandt Coleman! Brandt is a junior at the University of Louisville where he is majoring in Marine Biology and Environmental Science. He is also served as VP, Community Service of U of L’s chapter during the 2014 – 2015 school year. Brandt’s favorite NSCS […]


Think Before You Find (And Land) Your Dream Job

Whether you’re fresh out of college or you’ve been working for a few years, landing your dream job may feel unattainable – especially if you’re not sure what you want to do. But regardless of how confused you are about the future or how disillusioned you may be with the […]