In The News

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 | 0 Comments

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 »

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 »

Building a Strong Financial Record

By kmontgomery | November 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 »

Independence

By kmontgomery | October 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 »

Leadership

By kmontgomery | September 24, 2020

While in high school, it is important to remember that the extent of your growth and learning is not limited to the classroom. Leadership has many definitions, and students tend to think that they must be the person with the title in front of his or her name in order to have influence. Being a… Read more »

Crosby Scholars Academies

By kmontgomery | September 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 »

Resilience

By kmontgomery | August 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 »