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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. […]


Scholar of the Week: Damilola Oyedokun

Meet our NSCS Scholar of the Week, Damilola Oyedokun! Damilola is a junior at University of Illinois at Chicago where she is studying Biomedical Engineering. Damilola is also currently serving as Treasurer of the UIC chapter. Damilola’s favorite NSCS experience has been UIC’s New Member Induction Ceremony. “When the new […]


Cheat Sheet for 9.16

Beware of the scam!!! Students find that they are subject of ID and card thieves – here are some FAQs so that it doesn’t happen to you. Multitasking Turns out a lot more goes on in that brain of yours when you’re listening to music while working than we thought! […]


Freshman Year: Expectations vs. Reality

In what will seem like the blink of an eye, you will suddenly find yourself packing up the past eighteen years of your life to leave for your first year college in a different city. If you’re anything like I was, this will result in a nerve-racking mixture of feelings […]


Life After College

Many people are probably wondering what life is like after you graduate college. Some questions that might be running through your mind may include: How do I get a job? What happens if I don’t get a job? (Probably one of the most terrifying thoughts). What if I don’t know […]


Scholar of the Week: Mckenna Kelley

Meet our NSCS Scholar of the Week, Mckenna Kelley! Mckenna is a Sophomore at College of Staten Island where she is studying Dramatic Arts. Mckenna’s favorite NSCS experience was her New Member Induction Ceremony. “I loved coming together on campus and meeting all the inductees!” she said. “It made me […]


Cheat Sheet for 9.9

New year, new you, right? This week, we’ve focused on tips to help you start this school year off right! Listen to the FUTURE!!! Water proof? Dust resistant? Cordless headphones?! That’s right – the new iPhone 7 has been announced this week and we have some mixed feelings about it. […]

3 Tips on Living Away from Home

3 Tips on Living Away from Home

So, this is your first time living away from home? And you’re totally freaking out, aren’t you? As much as you may deny it, we all freak out a little when we first move out for the very first time. Here are 3 simple tips on how to stay sane […]