So I just got this email from this National Society of Collegiate Scholars. They want me to pay 75 bucks to join. Is this **** legit? Anyone actually a member?
Because you are in the top 20 percent of your class at Florida Atlantic University, you will be receiving an invitation in the mail to join The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). However, for your convenience, you may join online using the link below to start taking advantage of NSCS membership immediately.
NSCS not only honors students for their academic achievement, it also provides opportunities for members at both the local chapter and national level. Here is a snapshot of some of the opportunities available to you as a member:
� Scholarships for Undergraduate study, graduate study, study abroad, and others.
� Job and grad school recruitment from organizations including Ernst & Young, Disney, and Princeton.
� Member discounts: Barnes&Noble.com, Kaplan Test Prep, GEICO, Overstock.com, and many more.
� Travel opportunities, including international trips.
� And much more...
Membership Fee: $75
Congratulations, and we look forward to welcoming you into the Society.
Honoring and inspiring academic excellence and engaged citizenship for a lifetime.
- NSCS Mission Statement
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars is the nation's premiere honors organization for high-achieving students. NSCS recognizes outstanding academic achievement among first- and second-year college students. Membership is based on grade point average and class standing, and is by invitation only. NSCS aims to honor, inspire and engage its members, and offers benefits including scholarships, leadership development, travel opportunities and career resources.
NSCS has active chapters at 233 colleges and universities nationwide, in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Chapters are involved in service to their campus and local communities, as well as scholastic and social activities.
NSCS members are also eligible to participate in a variety of activities sponsored by the Society. Scholarships and awards, leadership development activities, service programs, community building and information sharing are the focus of activities organized nationally. If you have additional questions, please visit us at http://www.nscs.org/ or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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You have been identified by Florida Atlantic University as an academically successful student who meets the criteria for NSCS membership.
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01-26-2009, 08:15 PM #1
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01-26-2009, 08:23 PM #6
A quick Google search tells me that it's legit. They have many chapters in schools across the country. You can apply for a scholarship if you belong to the NSCS and NSCS has a chapter at the college you attend.
Besides getting a scholarship, I don't think it has any other use.