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The Reach

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

Finding Family through Scholarship & Mentorship

Finding Family through Scholarship & Mentorship

New York member Daniel Owusu’s pursuit of a college education hasn’t been without challenges; here, he recounts his move from Ghana to the U.S. and how the Pearson Scholarship for Higher Education has allowed him to stay on track.
How PTK Gave Me a Competitive Edge

How PTK Gave Me a Competitive Edge

For Texas member Veronica Sanders, Phi Theta Kappa was simply the first step toward gaining the confidence to lead and the courage to succeed.
Preaching to the Humanities Choir

Preaching to the Humanities Choir

Pi Omicron chapter officers spoke to the Community College Humanities Association on the connection between the humanities, Phi Theta Kappa and student success — and they picked up some valuable job skills in the process.
Let’s #KISS: Keep It Simple & Study!

Let’s #KISS: Keep It Simple & Study!

International Vice President Sydney Pemberton shares seven study habits that will help you be successful as you prep for final exams.
Your Chance to Change Higher Education

Your Chance to Change Higher Education

Two Phi Theta Kappa members serving on the Pearson Student Advisory Board share the impact they’re making on higher education and encourage you to apply for the next seats.
Celebrate International Education Week - November 14 - 18, 2016

Celebrate International Education Week - November 14 - 18, 2016

Take advantage of a truly international experience without leaving home in a webinar with the Beijing Language and Culture University.
Members Win #FreeCommunityCollegeStory Competition

Members Win #FreeCommunityCollegeStory Competition

Both first and third place in Heads Up America’s video competition went to Phi Theta Kappa members in Florida and California, respectively.
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.