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The Reach

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

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.
The Investment That Made a Difference

The Investment That Made a Difference

A scholarship is more than just money in your pocket. As alumna Lindsay Moore discovered, it’s a key to a completely different life.
AMSA Offers Conference Discounts for Pre-Med Students

AMSA Offers Conference Discounts for Pre-Med Students

The American Medical Student Association has three conferences coming up this fall, and Phi Theta Kappa members can attend at a special reduced rate.
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.