Challenges First Generation College Students Face

Being the first person in your family to attend college is something to be proud of. You’ve made the decision to pursue higher education and strive for a productive career. However, even if you know you’re taking wise steps to prepare for the future, being...

NSCS Alumni Spotlight: Haley Berner

  Campus: Purdue University Graduation Year: 2017 Degree Program: B.S. in Bioengineering When did you join NSCS? I joined NSCS during my first year of college at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. I was looking for a way to get involved with an Honors...

6 Mistakes to Avoid in College

By now, your guidance counselors and parents have probably given you a long list of things to make sure you do in college. Go to class, join some clubs, apply for scholarships, get an internship — these are all good pieces of advice. But you might be wondering if...

4 Ways NSCS Can Change an Undergraduate’s Life

If we asked students to describe their NSCS experience in one word, a good number of them would choose the term “life-changing.” And they would not be exaggerating! Time and time again, we hear from NSCS members who describe how joining NSCS changed their...

What Does Founder Steve Loflin Have to Say About NSCS?

NSCS was founded in 1994. Initially, the original chapter was started at George Washington University. Since then, NSCS has grown rapidly. There are now chapters at more than 300 colleges and universities across the United States. NSCS offers more than $750,000 in...

Make Yourself Memorable: Career Advice for Students

There’s a common saying that goes, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” Knowing certain facts and having certain skills is quite important in various industries. However, it’s the people you know who can help you get your foot in...