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Meet Wellesley: Our New Collaborating University Partner 02-06-2017

Wellesley College is known for the excellence of its education, the beauty of its setting, its gifted faculty, and the uniqueness of its campus culture. But most of all, Wellesley is known for the thousands of accomplished, thoughtful women it has sent out into the world for over 100 years—women who are committed to making a difference. 

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2016 Top Ten Educator of the Year: Marc Pedersen 02-06-2017

Marc Pedersen teaches “to inspire and empower children.” The former professional biologist brings years of valuable field experience to the classroom.

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NSHSS Partner, The Intern Group, Offers a Once In A Lifetime Scholarship and Year-Round Discount 02-06-2017

Through The Intern Group, you can do an international internship in the career field of your choice in London, Dublin, Madrid, Berlin, New York, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Australia or Latin America. All NSHSS members benefit from a 10% discount year-round on the internship program of their choice. The Intern Group is also awarding one outstanding NSHSS member a 6-week scholarship in Summer/Fall 2017.

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NSHSS Member Nicole Dully: An Eye-opening Experience Volunteering in Greece 02-06-2017

Nicole Dully had never been on an airplane, let alone out of the country, when the opportunity to volunteer at a refugee camp in Greece presented itself to her. She was worried that the trip was too expensive, and that her parents would be hesitant to let her go, but something inside compelled her to “just ask.” So that’s what she did, and her bravery worked. Read about her amazing journey, and the lessons she learned that solidified her passions for travel, service work, and teaching.

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February Scholarship Update 02-06-2017

Scholarships! Scholarships! Scholarships! The peak NSHSS scholarship season is here! Seniors, gear up to apply for college funding. Underclassmen, get a head start and begin earning scholarship funding now!

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Georgetown College Honors Programs and Scholarship Opportunity for NSHSS Members 12-09-2016

Georgetown College offers one traditional Honors Program, with honors classes, honors reading groups, honors events and trips, a senior honors thesis, and optional honors housing. Georgetown College also offers a scholarship to all NSHSS members that apply and have been accepted to the College.

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Presenting the 2016 Top Educator of the Year: Brian Rodriguez 12-09-2016

“No one ever rises to low expectations.” That’s what Mr. Rodriguez tells his students. He approaches his job with “humility, with an open heart, and with the idea that you will bring out the best in everyone around you.”

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Announcing the 2017 NSHSS Member Event Schedule 12-09-2016

We hope to meet you in 2017!

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Being the Best: Common Traits of Nobel Laureates 12-09-2016

In honor of our NSHSS Members who are visiting the Nobel Week Festivities in Stockholm, Sweden, NSHSS Educator of Distinction Dr. Matthew Sayers shares some insight on what it takes to be a Nobel Laureate. His suggestions can help you find success in your own life, and perhaps even a Nobel Prize!

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Five Steps to Becoming a Standout College Applicant 12-09-2016

Sophomores and juniors, start the new year off right with these steps to make yourself standout as a college applicant. You’ll want to work on these skills before you fill out your college applications, so make a new year’s resolution to be extraordinary.

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December Scholarship Updates 12-09-2016

We are currently accepting applications for the Claes Nobel Academic Scholarships, Robert Sheppard Leadership Awards, Tesoro Youth Leadership Awards and more.

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Three Transformative Benefits of Volunteering Abroad 12-09-2016

Want to gain greater cross-cultural understanding while helping communities in neeed? NSHSS Partner United Planet explains the three reasons why you should consider volunteering abroad.

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Advice from College Reps for Making Your College Application Stand Out 12-09-2016

Did you miss the College Panel at the NSHSS Holiday Event? Here are a few highlight and the top pieces of advice for students applying for college.

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Meet the Class of 2017 T-Shirt Contest Winner Kiera Butler 12-09-2016

Kiera Butler, a senior at North Point High School in Waldorf, MD, and aspiring doctor, won this year’s NSHSS Class of 2017 T-Shirt Competition.

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Save the Date: NSHSS Carter Presidential Center Holiday Event 11-03-2016

We hope to see you at the 2016 NSHSS Carter Presidential Center Holiday Event in Atlanta, GA, on December 3rd.

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The 7 Biggest Mistakes Made When Preparing For The SAT/ACTs 11-03-2016

Rob Wellington, Director of Outreach at ScoreBeyond, shares the most common mistakes high school students make when preparing for the SAT/ACT exams.

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Can I Do This? 4 Tips for a Successful Transition to College 11-03-2016

The transition from high school to college can be challenging, even for the brightest students. Dr. Matthew Sayers, an NSHSS Educator of Distinction, has four tips to help you transition seamlessly into college life.

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Unable to Attend a Recent NSHSS Event? 11-03-2016

Read a recap of the NSHSS 2016 Member Event at the King Arts Complex in Columbus, OH, and the NSHSS 2016 Member Event at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City.

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NSHSS Ambassador Kendall Robinson enacts change in her community and beyond! 11-03-2016

See how Kendall extended her local community service project to reach those in need globally.

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Study Tips and How College is Different from High School 11-03-2016

NSHSS Student Council Member Jordan Green gives insight on how college is different from high school, and offers five tips for success.

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