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The Reach

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

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.
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.
‘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.
How to Compete in an Increasingly Global Economy

How to Compete in an Increasingly Global Economy

With an ever-growing importance placed on global know-how, finding ways to add international experiences to your skillset cannot be overlooked.
The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship: “It is possible.”

The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship: “It is possible.”

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation will award 55 scholarships of $40,000 each in 2017. One could be yours, but you have to apply for it.
$50,000 Grant = Membership Scholarships for 750 Miss. Students

$50,000 Grant = Membership Scholarships for 750 Miss. Students

Phi Theta Kappa and the Education Services Foundation announced the grant in a press conference Tuesday at the Center for Excellence.
400 Million People are on LinkedIn — Are You?

400 Million People are on LinkedIn — Are You?

Join LinkedIn guru and Career Strategist Coach Ron Nash for a webinar series as he outlines what LinkedIn can do for you — and why you should get started now.
Give Your College President a (figurative) Gold Medal

Give Your College President a (figurative) Gold Medal

If the support of your college president is worthy of an Olympic medal, take advantage of this special opportunity to name him or her an honorary member at no cost to you.
Rocket Science, Soap and Everything in Between

Rocket Science, Soap and Everything in Between

Meet George Pandya, a member from Colorado who has worked in rocket science, published a paper through Cornell and co-founded a non-profit. Oh, and he’s only 18.
When Changing a Story Changes a Family

When Changing a Story Changes a Family

At 20, member Ebony Nava was a homeless, single mother with a second-grade education and custody of her six younger siblings. Today, she’s at Wellesley College.