Crosby Blog

Middle School Isn’t Too Early

By aturnermoore | Sep 17, 2020

Many times when we are talking about the Crosby Scholars Program, we have some people that feel that middle school is too early. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. However, I want to take a moment to give reason to why middle school is the perfect time to start thinking about college. Learning Yourself… Read more »

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Be S.M.A.R.T. when searching the internet.

By jjamison | Sep 10, 2020

I just finished attending a staff meeting with the team at Crosby Scholars Iredell County.  We were discussing the appropriate curriculum and ways to get key information to students and parents in our program.  In this COVID, Pandemic world we live in, more people are looking to the internet for information.  Any kind of information. … Read more »

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Crosby Scholars Academies

By kmontgomery | Sep 4, 2020

Throughout your time as a Crosby Scholar, you will continue to hear about the academy topics that we offer. Our personal enrichment and academic workshops are called academies and we strive to prepare topics that will prepare students for success. The goal is to expose our students to an array of topics that will produce… Read more »

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We all make mistakes but our mistakes do not define who we are.

By ascott | Aug 27, 2020

“A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it and never makes that mistake again.” – Roy H. Williams       We all make mistakes. But no matter what you mess up on, acknowledging your own errors in your work; you can still overcome your mistakes. Taking ownership of what happened and learning from… Read more »

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Resilience

By kmontgomery | Aug 20, 2020

Are you the type of person who gives up after failing the first time? Do you feel defeated when life doesn’t go your way? If you are easily numbed by setbacks and are unable to reach your goals, begin to reflect on the word resilience and why it’s important. Life will always throw you curve… Read more »

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Interview with College Admissions Officers

By jjamison | Aug 13, 2020

As the Senior Program Coordinator with Crosby Scholars Iredell County, I get a lot of questions from students about the college application process.  Most of the time students and parents want me to get my crystal ball out and answer questions, that usually have the same answer… “It depends on the school”, “Schools handle that… Read more »

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Meet Noah Baldwin

By nbaldwin | Aug 6, 2020

Hello, everyone! My name is Noah Baldwin, and I am excited to join Crosby Scholars as your new Near Peer Senior Advisor!  Did you know that students who were advised in the 2010-11 academic year were 25% more likely to apply to college than their classmates and 34% more likely to be accepted into a… Read more »

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Making a Perfect Choice

By swegmiller | Jul 30, 2020

Many high school seniors have a difficult time trying to figure out what to do after high school. One of the reasons is the fear of making the “wrong” choice. Which college is the perfect choice? What major is the perfect choice? I’m writing this blog post to say I don’t think there is a… Read more »

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Tips for a successful school year!

By ascott | Jul 27, 2020

This school year will be like no other. Although COVID-19 has changed the school year for many students and teachers, we understand the transition to digital learning maybe difficult. We believe that every student has the chance to be successful and we are here to help make sure COVID-19 doesn’t stop that success. Here are… Read more »

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