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NSHSS membership: one-time fee?

I just received an invitation to join the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) and I noticed there's a fee. Is it a one-time fee or are there any additional costs related to membership later on?

6 months ago

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) does require a one-time membership fee. Once you pay the fee, you become a lifetime member, and there are no additional mandatory costs related to the membership.

However, there might be optional expenses in the future, such as attending conferences, special events, or buying merchandise, but these are not required in order to maintain your membership.

Keep in mind that NSHSS is a Tier 4 extracurricular, meaning it's not highly selective and does not carry much weight during college admissions. For more on the 4 Tiers of Extracurricular Activities, check out this CollegeVine article: https://blog.collegevine.com/breaking-down-the-4-tiers-of-extracurricular-activities/

Colleges are generally looking for students with deeper involvement and higher achievements in their extracurricular activities. If you're looking to strengthen your college application, focus on activities that align with your passions, showcase your leadership skills, and demonstrate a high level of achievement in your areas of interest.

6 months ago

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