More About Our 2015 – 2016 Platinum Chapters

We know our NSCS Members are not just NSCS members. Our scholars are part of the student body government, they volunteer in hospitals, tutor classmates, play on sports team and so much more. And that’s why it’s extra important to us to recognize our stellar NSCS chapters. The Platinum Star Status was created […]


An Interview with our 2015-2016 Diamond Chapter

The 2015-2016 Diamond Chapter, Hillsborough Community College, is the first ever community college to receive the distinguished award- and we couldn’t be more excited for them. They blew the competition out of the water with a beautiful website, designed specifically for the 2015-2016 Star Status competition. We could not be […]

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5 Things I Learned During My First Year In College

My first year of college was probably the most rewarding first year of my schooling career. The first year in grade school felt like a day long play date. Everyone was friends. When entering middle school and high school I had the same people by my side. Sure, sometimes I […]


Scholar of the Week: Madison Gamba

Meet our NSCS Scholar of the Week, Madison Gamba! Madison is a junior at Montclair State University where she is majoring in Philosophy. She was also recently elected VP, Community Service of MSU’s chapter. Madison’s favorite NSCS experience was being elected VP of Community Service. “I felt honored and humbled […]

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The 8 Life Lessons I Learned in College

There are many articles out there that tell you what you need to know before college, or before you graduate college. No one ever focuses on the during though, which four years is a pretty big “during”. One day when you’re making those student loan payments, you can remember not […]


Scholar of the Week: Maddie Holland

Meet our Scholar of the Week, Maddie Holland! Maddie is a Junior at the University of Missouri – Columbia, where she is majoring in Social Work. Maddie’s favorite NSCS experience has been the volunteering events she’s participated in through her NSCS chapter. “My passion is to serve others and being […]


5 Reasons Why You Should Lead in College

Being part of a great organization like NSCS is already rewarding. However, being an NSCS chapter officer is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. NSCS has helped me develop my leadership skills as the chapter president at Miami Dade College. I was able to improve in so many different ways that this experience […]