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The Reach

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

Scholarship Essay Strategies for Everyone

Scholarship Essay Strategies for Everyone

It’s officially scholarship season! Before you start filling out those applications, read this.
The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship: How to Become a Cookie

The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship: How to Become a Cookie

International President Elda Pere has five tips for applying for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship — an award she received earlier this year.
I AM PTK: Will Mims

I AM PTK: Will Mims

Alumnus Will Mims is turning his love of soccer and passion for serving others into a business aimed at helping some of Fort Worth’s most in-need children have a chance to succeed.
New Transfer Scholarship: Plymouth State University

New Transfer Scholarship: Plymouth State University

Check out this brief Q&A for details on the newest transfer scholarship exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members: $1,000 to Plymouth State University in New Hampshire.
I AM PTK: Haley Hughes

I AM PTK: Haley Hughes

She’s usually the only woman in her class at State Technical College of Missouri, but Haley Hughes stands out for other reasons — she’s an award-winning Phi Theta Kappa member who’s using her voice to bring change to her campus.
New Initiative: When We All Vote

New Initiative: When We All Vote

The 2018-2019 International Officers share an exciting new partnership and challenge you to help others register to vote.
Skills You Gain in the Five Star Advisor Plan

Skills You Gain in the Five Star Advisor Plan

The Five Star Advisor Plan will teach you about more than Phi Theta Kappa. Get ready to learn key skills you can use throughout your career.
I AM PTK: Kyleigh Kinsella

I AM PTK: Kyleigh Kinsella

This former homeschooled student started college full time at 16 and became a fully certified volunteer firefighter at 17. At 18, she’ll be entering the workforce as a registered nurse.
4 Proven Recruitment Tips

4 Proven Recruitment Tips

Why does the membership acceptance rate at Onondaga Community College keep going up? Advisor Dr. Annie Tuttle shares what’s working for her chapter, including four tried-and-true recruitment tips.
Changing the College Transfer Game

Changing the College Transfer Game

After hosting a meeting of national transfer experts, Phi Theta Kappa is developing a transfer web platform and mobile app that could be a game-changer for both students and colleges.