Crosby Blog

The Gift of Boundaries

By aturnermoore | Dec 17, 2020

The Holidays are here! This is a fun time for most people. What better way to keep the fun for everyone, than discussing boundaries? What are boundaries? Think about a fence that surrounds a house. What does the fence represent? The area that belongs to the home owner. The owner will keep their important items… Read more »

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Waiting on Decisions – What should I do?

By jjamison | Dec 10, 2020

So you have finished your applications and are now waiting to hear from the schools about a decision. Each day you check your email, run to the mailbox, or log in to the school’s website to check your status. It does not help when friends and family going through this process might have already heard… Read more »

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The Value of Crosby Scholars

By ascott | Dec 3, 2020

The value of Crosby Scholars goes beyond just offering assistance to students and parents for future success after High school. Crosby Scholars values the importance of building effective relationships with the parents of students in the program to ensure that their child is receiving the benefits necessary to thrive. Our values are accountability, respectfulness, service,… Read more »

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Which program should I choose?

By swegmiller | Nov 26, 2020

The applications for Early College are about to open. Scheduling high school classes for next year will start in just a few short weeks. Some students and families might be getting anxious about these choices. Crosby Scholars staff members often get asked, “What program should my student be in?” or “Should we go with AP… Read more »

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Building a Strong Financial Record

By kmontgomery | Nov 20, 2020

As a high school student, conversations around the topic of money are not usually had with friends or family. Why is this? One big reason for this is because our education system in America places little importance on financial literacy in the classroom. Currently, only twenty one states in America require a personal finance course.… Read more »

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Should Your Student Apply to Early College?

By aturnermoore | Nov 12, 2020

Here in Iredell County, we are lucky to have three early college programs that students can apply to. Early college is an option for students to apply to to earn their high school diploma and their associates degree in 5 years. This is an awesome opportunity for students! Students usually have the month of November… Read more »

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Power in YOUR Story

By jjamison | Nov 7, 2020

Some people have to be prodded to share their stories and other people you just can’t shut up.  Have you heard the phrase “Listen & Learn”?  I know all too often we listen to be able to interject our experience or our story.  I can see the scene right now, and if I was totally… Read more »

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Are College Rankings Meaningful?

By swegmiller | Oct 29, 2020

It’s easy to get caught up in the college rankings hoopla! Who doesn’t’ love a “Top Ten” or “Best of”? Lists are fun and we like to see if our favorites are included. College rankings can be confusing because there are so many lists! (And they don’t agree often!) Here are some of the most… Read more »

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Independence

By kmontgomery | Oct 22, 2020

I’m sure you have heard people say, “Adulting is tough. I have so many responsibilities and I wish I had someone to help with the bills.” Being an adult has its perks but it also comes with a bucket full of responsibilities. As a high schooler, I’m sure you are exercising a lot of freedom… Read more »

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