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How does the application process for National Honor Society work?

Hey folks, I'm a bit confused about the application process for NHS. What steps should I follow? Are there any personal statements or recommendation letters needed?

7 months ago

Hi there! Happy to help clarify the process for you. The National Honor Society (NHS) application process varies slightly by school, but there are common elements.

First, you'll need to meet the scholarship requirement, which usually means maintaining a specific GPA. Leadership, service, and character are also important criteria. You might need to provide evidence of your leadership and service activities, so keep track of those.

As for personal statements and letters of recommendation, most schools do ask for them. Your personal statement typically addresses why you want to join NHS and how you've demonstrated the four NHS pillars: scholarship, service, leadership, and character. A letter of recommendation might come from a teacher, coach, or another adult who can speak to these qualities in you.

While these are general guidelines, always check online, or with your high school guidance counselor, for the specific requirements and deadlines you need to be aware of. Best of luck with your application!

7 months ago

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