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Public vs. Private College: What’s Right for You?

By nbaldwin | February 4, 2021

So, you’re interested in applying for college but need a little guidance when it comes to comparing and contrasting public and private institutions. Both college types have their perks and drawbacks, but it ultimately boils down to who you are as a student and what you plan to get out of higher education learning in… Read more »

How to Choose a Major

By nbaldwin | December 29, 2020

Many of us struggle to settle on dinner plans, so when it comes down to picking a college major — a decision that has shaped the courses and career paths of numerous lives — it is no wonder that some are left feeling stumped. So, if you don’t know where to start on the road… Read more »

Early Decision vs. Early Action: What’s the Difference?

By nbaldwin | October 7, 2020

Picture this: you’ve created your college list, and you’re struggling to decide when to apply. You begin to think, “Should I apply early?” The short answer to your question is yes! However, like most things in life, there’s more than meets the eye.  Early action and early decision: two deadlines you most likely have come… Read more »

Meet Noah Baldwin

By nbaldwin | August 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 »

The Value of Crosby Scholars

By ascott | December 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 »

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

By ascott | August 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

“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 »

Tips for a successful school year!

By ascott | July 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 »

Meet your new Middle School Coordinator!

By ascott | July 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hi guys! My name is Ashley Scott, I’m your new Middle School Coordinator. I’m excited to join Crosby Scholars and I can’t wait to meet everyone. What attracted me to this position was that I would have the opportunity to help students prepare for college and give positive advice from my college experience. The Crosby… Read more »

Finding the Right College Fit

By kmontgomery | March 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

Did you know that one in three students end up transferring after their first year in college? Do you know why that is? Students often focus on which institution is the right match, but don’t carefully evaluate if the institution is the right fit. Let’s break down the difference between “match” vs. “fit.” When researching… Read more »

Building a Strong Financial Record

By kmontgomery | November 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 »