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Being the Best: Common Traits of Nobel Laureates 12-09-2016

In honor of our NSHSS Members who are visiting the Nobel Week Festivities in Stockholm, Sweden, NSHSS Educator of Distinction Dr. Matthew Sayers shares some insight on what it takes to be a Nobel Laureate. His suggestions can help you find success in your own life, and perhaps even a Nobel Prize!

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Five Steps to Becoming a Standout College Applicant 12-09-2016

Sophomores and juniors, start the new year off right with these steps to make yourself standout as a college applicant. You’ll want to work on these skills before you fill out your college applications, so make a new year’s resolution to be extraordinary.

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December Scholarship Updates 12-09-2016

We are currently accepting applications for the Claes Nobel Academic Scholarships, Robert Sheppard Leadership Awards, Tesoro Youth Leadership Awards and more.

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Three Transformative Benefits of Volunteering Abroad 12-09-2016

Want to gain greater cross-cultural understanding while helping communities in neeed? NSHSS Partner United Planet explains the three reasons why you should consider volunteering abroad.

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Advice from College Reps for Making Your College Application Stand Out 12-09-2016

Did you miss the College Panel at the NSHSS Holiday Event? Here are a few highlight and the top pieces of advice for students applying for college.

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Meet the Class of 2017 T-Shirt Contest Winner Kiera Butler 12-09-2016

Kiera Butler, a senior at North Point High School in Waldorf, MD, and aspiring doctor, won this year’s NSHSS Class of 2017 T-Shirt Competition.

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Save the Date: NSHSS Carter Presidential Center Holiday Event 11-03-2016

We hope to see you at the 2016 NSHSS Carter Presidential Center Holiday Event in Atlanta, GA, on December 3rd.

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The 7 Biggest Mistakes Made When Preparing For The SAT/ACTs 11-03-2016

Rob Wellington, Director of Outreach at ScoreBeyond, shares the most common mistakes high school students make when preparing for the SAT/ACT exams.

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Can I Do This? 4 Tips for a Successful Transition to College 11-03-2016

The transition from high school to college can be challenging, even for the brightest students. Dr. Matthew Sayers, an NSHSS Educator of Distinction, has four tips to help you transition seamlessly into college life.

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Unable to Attend a Recent NSHSS Event? 11-03-2016

Read a recap of the NSHSS 2016 Member Event at the King Arts Complex in Columbus, OH, and the NSHSS 2016 Member Event at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City.

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NSHSS Ambassador Kendall Robinson enacts change in her community and beyond! 11-03-2016

See how Kendall extended her local community service project to reach those in need globally.

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Study Tips and How College is Different from High School 11-03-2016

NSHSS Student Council Member Jordan Green gives insight on how college is different from high school, and offers five tips for success.

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NSHSS November Scholarship Update 11-03-2016

Now is the time to apply for NSHSS scholarships! Learn what scholarships are open now, and which ones will be opening soon.

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The University of New South Wales 11-03-2016

The University of New South Wales (UNSW Australia) develops leaders who change the world. The University is ranked 49th in the world and 22nd for employer reputation. Located in the beautiful city of Sydney, UNSW is conveniently positioned between downtown and Sydney’s magnificent beaches.

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Toyo University is an NSHSS Collaborating University 11-03-2016

We are pleased to announce that Toyo University is an NSHSS Collaborating University. In Spring 2017, Toyo University, located in central Tokyo, will unveil new undergraduate programs taught entirely in English.

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Congratulations to our 2016 Visual Arts Competition Winners! 10-05-2016

NSHSS’s second annual Visual Arts Competition drew more than 450 entries encompassing painting, ceramics, glass, sculpture, mixed media, printmaking, weaving, digital and 35mm photography. Take a look at the winning submissions.

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We hope to see you in Dallas! 10-04-2016

Come meet us in Dallas, TX on November 12th, 2016 at our NSHSS Member Event at Southern Methodist University.

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Join the Treevolution at the Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action 10-04-2016

NSHSS is proud to announce our new partnership with Greenpop, a social enterprise on a mission to (re)connect people with our planet. Greenpop plants trees through urban greening and reforestation projects, spreads environmental awareness wherever they go, and runs leadership and eco-education programmes in Southern Africa.

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2015 NSHSS Educational Conference Grant Recipient: Paul Orbe 10-04-2016

Learn how Mr. Orbe is striving to create a global learning experience for his academy’s STEM students.

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Miss California Teen Promotes Diversity & Inclusion 10-04-2016

Meet community volunteer, scholarship recipient, and Miss California Teen, Gabriella Sanders!

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