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The Reach

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

Your Prospective Transfer School Tracker

Your Prospective Transfer School Tracker

Having trouble keeping up with the many moving parts that come with transferring to a four-year college? Kaplan Educational Foundation has a free simple worksheet that will change your life.
New Transfer Scholarship: Salve Regina University

New Transfer Scholarship: Salve Regina University

Check out this brief Q&A for details on the newest transfer scholarship exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members: up to $23,000 per year to Salve Regina University in Rhode Island.
I AM PTK: Walter Carr

I AM PTK: Walter Carr

After walking 20 miles overnight to work, Walter Carr was given a car in a story that went viral over the summer. He’s using his newfound fame to give back to those who made him who he is.
4 Basic Public Speaking Rules

4 Basic Public Speaking Rules

International Officer Won Joon Kang teaches public speaking and debate full time. Here, he shares his four rules for public speaking, so you can find your own voice.
New Transfer Scholarship: Whittier College

New Transfer Scholarship: Whittier College

Check out this brief Q&A for details on the newest transfer scholarship exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members: $5,000 to Whittier College in California.
Capturing Campus Diversity in Your Chapter

Capturing Campus Diversity in Your Chapter

As you recruit new members this fall, make sure you are building a diverse and inclusive chapter that reflects the student body on your campus. Read on to learn how.
The Spirit of #PTKService

The Spirit of #PTKService

Over the 1.5 years of rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina, help came in many forms. Here are some of the most significant ways I think our PTK chapters can help others recover.
New Recruitment Tools Now Available

New Recruitment Tools Now Available

Just in time for fall Awareness Week — check out what’s new in the I AM PTK recruitment toolkit.
I AM PTK: Nick Gorman

I AM PTK: Nick Gorman

Your past doesn’t have to dictate your future — just ask South Carolina member Nick Gorman, who went from sleeping under a bench to working on projects for NASA.
Scholarship Essay Strategies for Everyone

Scholarship Essay Strategies for Everyone

It’s officially scholarship season! Before you start filling out those applications, read this.