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The Reach

All the latest information, news and stories to inspire and inform Phi Theta Kappa members

Pearson Announces Student Advisory Board Members

Pearson Announces Student Advisory Board Members

Pearson Higher Ed has announced the 15 new members of its Student Advisory Board (PSAB) for 2016, and five of them are Phi Theta Kappa members.
Phi Theta Kappa International Officers Present at ACCT Leadership Congress

Phi Theta Kappa International Officers Present at ACCT Leadership Congress

Phi Theta Kappa International Officers Sara Hwang, Division I Vice President, and Alexa Greer, Division IV Vice President, joined Mia Ramos-Shirley, Division III Associate Director of Regional and Chapter Development, in a presentation during a special session of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Leadership Congress in New Orleans on October 6.
NCLEX®…Let’s Do This!

NCLEX®…Let’s Do This!

Nursing students — our friends at Hurst Review have broken the NCLEX® process down into eight easy steps for you. They’re even going to help some of you pay for it.
Two Added to Presidential Advisory Board

Two Added to Presidential Advisory Board

Dr. Colleen Smith from Arizona and Dr. Kimberly Krull from Kansas join 33 other college presidents on this special advisory board.
A Cooke Scholar's Journey from Nepal to Cornell

A Cooke Scholar's Journey from Nepal to Cornell

Think you’ll never land that big scholarship or get into your dream school? Meet Sagar Chapagain, an alumnus from Maryland who felt the same way…until he did both.
7 Tips for Acing Your Fall Scholarship Application

7 Tips for Acing Your Fall Scholarship Application

International Officer Alexa Greer shares seven easy ways you can get your scholarship application moved to the top of the pack.
First Person: “I’ve learned a lot about who I am”

First Person: “I’ve learned a lot about who I am”

Connecticut member Jason Moeck shares how Phi Theta Kappa was more than just another club; it became a true community that made his college feel like home — and gave him an edge in a job interview.
Peanut Butter and . . .

Peanut Butter and . . .

Word-of-mouth is the most effective method to spread ideas. Find out the keys to raising awareness about PTK so that it catches on.
‘Better Make Room’ for a Better Future

‘Better Make Room’ for a Better Future

American University student and PTK alumnus Dennis Murphy shares how a few simple text messages can greatly improve your chances at completing college.
Idea to Borrow: Offer a Discounted Membership Fee

Idea to Borrow: Offer a Discounted Membership Fee

The Sigma Lambda Chapter found unique ways to create buzz during its Fall Awareness Week, including a targeted outreach to faculty and staff and a discounted membership fee for one week only.