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River Bluff High JUNIOR SCHOLAR Information February 2015.

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1 River Bluff High JUNIOR SCHOLAR Information February 2015

2 Junior Scholars is a program many colleges use to recognize academically outstanding students.

3 Students who are named Junior Scholars with a college may receive some of the following benefits:  Invitations to Junior Scholars Day on campus (great chance to tour the college)  Application fee waivers when you apply to that college  Scholarship opportunities at that college, and  Special academic and enrichment activities while you’re in college This is an outstanding honor you can add to your resume.

4 Each college will set the criteria for the student to meet. For example: USC-Aiken’s criteria in the past has been – rank in the top 15% of the junior class, SAT/PSAT 1000/100 or ACT 21, and involvement in at least 2 extracurricular or community activities. Presbyterian’s Criteria has been -rank in Top 10% and test scores SAT/PSAT 1200/120, ACT 27 HOW DO YOU APPLY TO BE A JUNIOR SCHOLAR?

5 Colleges that offer Junior Scholars Programs Claflin Coker College of Charleston Columbia College (female) Converse (female) Erskine Furman Gardner-Webb (NC) Lander Newberry Presbyterian College USC-Aiken USC-Upstate Wofford Criteria is set by each college

6 What will I need to do? Fill out your “Junior Scholar Nomination Form” here is a Google Doc link: You will be screened by a School Counselor based on the criteria set by the college. The name(s) of the student(s) meeting the criteria will be submitted to the college.

7 QUESTIONS? Contact Cindy Bartolec or Amanda Stabler RBHS School Counselors


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