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January 2020

Senior Academy Option: Complete FAFSA and submit

January 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Earn Academy Credit for Completing the FAFSA Seniors - simply upload your completed FAFSA to your Crosby Scholars portal by 1/31/2020 and you will be issued 1 academy credit for completing the 2020-21 FAFSA: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa  For more information on how to obtain your Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA, please visit this website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa/next-steps/student-aid-report Once you have the file saved on your computer, you can upload it to your portal. Here's how: Hover over the "My Crosby" drop-down menu in the upper…

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February 2020

6th Grade Academy -1

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S
Salisbury, NC 28146 United States
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6th Academy - 1 on 02/01/20 Each Crosby Scholar is required to attend one Crosby Academy per school year. Each student at 6th Academy will participate in 2 workshops: Learning Styles...find out how you learn Words & Mindset...learn the power of your words. LOCATION: Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (North Campus - 600 Bldg) 1333 Jake Alexander Boulevard South, Salisbury, NC Academy will be held from 10:00am-12:00pm. Please eat before you arrive, NO FOOD will be provided. Follow our signs on campus to Building 600 for student drop-off, registration,…

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Adulting 101- Senior Academy

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Juniors and Seniors- You are invited to learn the skills needed as an adult to interact and have a conversation in an educational, professional or personal situation. You will receive academy credit for attending and gain life skills to help you become a better communicator. This will be a fun, interactive, and engaging academy that will help you develop stronger communication skills. A firm handshake, eye contact, and the right words to say at the right moment... Who doesn't want…

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6th Grade Academy -2

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S
Salisbury, NC 28146 United States
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6th Academy - 2 on 02/08/20 Each Crosby Scholar is required to attend one Crosby Academy per school year. Each student at 6th Academy will participate in 2 workshops: Learning Styles...find out how you learn Words & Mindset...learn the power of your words LOCATION: Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (North Campus - 600 Bldg) 1333 Jake Alexander Boulevard South, Salisbury, NC Academy will be held from 10:00am-12:00pm. Please eat before you arrive, NO FOOD will be provided. Follow our signs on campus to Building 600 for student drop-off, registration,…

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Award Letter Lab- Senior Academy

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wallace Educational Forum, 500 N Main Street
Salisbury, NC 28144 United States
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Need help comparing your Award Letters from different colleges? Come and sit down with Crosby staff and we can point you to excellent resources for comparison and answer questions about the next steps. Parents welcome to join as well! Award Letter and Financial Offers can be confusing!  Need help with the financial aid jargon and how to compare?  Choosing the right school is a big financial commitment, so know what your schools are actually offering you before you make your…

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Wingate University Tour

February 15 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Crosby Scholars College Tour to Wingate University--  February 15, 2020  Visiting your possible future home for your next educational journey is an exciting time as you consider where to apply for your collegiate career. The February 15th visit to Wingate University is an opportunity for you to see firsthand the ins and outs of what your collegiate experience can be. Take advantage of this unique chance to dig into, and unpack, what it will be like to study, socialize and relax on your future…

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Volunteer Opportunity: Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k benefitting Make-A-Wish

February 22 @ 5:30 am - 11:30 am

Event: Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k benefitting Make-A-Wish Where: First Ward Park Date: Saturday, February 22nd Time: 5:30 am – 11:30 am Volunteer Responsibilities: Volunteers will be stationed at the Finish Line passing out medals to the race participants at the finish of their 15k race or (new this year) their 5k race. ALL runners receive medals this year! Before the race, volunteers will prep all the medals for easy and quick distribution. 15k finishers will have a BROWN bib and 5k Finishers will have a BLUE bib that…

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6th Grade Academy -3

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S
Salisbury, NC 28146 United States
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6th Academy - 3 on 02/22/20 Each Crosby Scholar is required to attend one Crosby Academy per school year. Each student at 6th Academy will participate in 2 workshops: Learning Styles...find out how you learn Words & Mindset...learn the power of your words LOCATION: Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (North Campus - 600 Bldg) 1333 Jake Alexander Boulevard South, Salisbury, NC Academy will be held from 10:00am-12:00pm. Please eat before you arrive, NO FOOD will be provided. Follow our signs on campus to Building 600 for student drop-off, registration,…

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March 2020

Medical Profession Symposium

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wallace Educational Forum, 500 N Main Street
Salisbury, NC 28144 United States
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Crosby Scholars is proud to offer a Medical Profession Symposium for students who are considering a degree and career in the healthcare or medical industry. Students will learn about different programs and degrees offered at various regional colleges and universities. The symposium will include a brief panel to discuss various career paths based on their programs.  Representatives will then be available to answer questions and provide information. Come out and learn about the many career opportunities in the fields of Medical Assisting, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dental…

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April 2020

Virtual Senior Academy: Understanding Financial Aid Award Letters

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Are you currently weighing your options after receiving award letters from multiple colleges? Need help understanding financial aid offer terms? Crosby Scholars will host an "Understanding Financial Aid Award Letter" webinar academy on Thursday, April 16th from 6pm-7pm. The webinar will be presented by College Foundation of NC (CFNC). This webinar will cover information pertaining to Financial Aid, understanding Financial Aid offer terms, what happens after you accept a student loan, discussing family income changes after offers have been given, and addressing any…

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Think Like a Senior – Virtual Academy

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2020 at 11:00 am

Crosby Scholars will host a virtual Think Like a Senior Academy for the class of 2021 on Wednesday, April 22 @ 6 pm. This new academy is highly recommended. Think Like a Senior - start your summer off with steps in the right direction. We will discuss how to create a target list of schools, outline how to maximize your summer, and map out a successful senior journey. Be prepared for an interactive academy where our team will be available…

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Mandatory Rising Senior Webinar (2)

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

All Juniors are required to attend one Rising Senior Meeting this spring. The purpose of this webinar is to review the Senior Program, its requirements, and how to maximize your summer. Come out and learn how Crosby Scholars will help guide you through the college admissions process, FAFSA process, and support you in making the BIG decision. To help parents/guardians understand and support the Program’s role in the college admission process, we encourage you to invite your parents/guardians to participate in the…

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Mandatory Rising Senior Webinar (3)

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

All Juniors are required to attend one Rising Senior Meeting this spring. The purpose of this webinar is to review the Senior Program, its requirements, and how to maximize your summer. Come out and learn how Crosby Scholars will help guide you through the college admissions process, FAFSA process, and support you in making the BIG decision. To help parents/guardians understand and support the Program’s role in the college admission process, we encourage you to invite your parents/guardians to participate in the…

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May 2020

Mandatory Rising Senior Webinar (4)

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

All Juniors are required to attend one Rising Senior Meeting this spring. The purpose of this webinar is to review the Senior Program, its requirements, and how to maximize your summer. Come out and learn how Crosby Scholars will help guide you through the college admissions process, FAFSA process, and support you in making the BIG decision. To help parents/guardians understand and support the Program’s role in the college admission process, we encourage you to invite your parents/guardians to participate in the…

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Think Like a Senior – Virtual Academy

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2020 at 11:00 am

Crosby Scholars will host a virtual Think Like a Senior Academy for the class of 2021 on Wednesday, April 22 @ 6 pm. This new academy is highly recommended. Think Like a Senior - start your summer off with steps in the right direction. We will discuss how to create a target list of schools, outline how to maximize your summer, and map out a successful senior journey. Be prepared for an interactive academy where our team will be available…

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June 2020

Senior Academy: Getting In

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This Academy will be hosted via Zoom and will count towards your 2020-2021 school year academy requirement.  An Admissions Counselor will share an inside perspective of what exactly Admissions Offices are looking for when students apply for their college. This Academy is available for the Class of 2021 and will be held on: Thursday, June 11th from 6-7 pm via Zoom webinar. Register in your student portal and a link will be provided to attend.  This webinar will count towards…

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Marketing, Brand Statement, and Digital Footprint Academy

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

This academy will be hosted as a Zoom webinar and will count towards your 2020-2021 school year academy requirement.  In this academy, students will learn how their digital existence affects their physical world and how to build and maintain a strong brand presence. Our presenter will also detail the importance of networking and self-marketing through various activities and interactive discussions. Our presenter will teach students how to set-up informational interviews, create a 30-second elevator speech, and much more. This academy will…

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De-Stress the Test

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This academy will be hosted as a Zoom webinar and will count towards your 2020-2021 school year academy requirement.  Have you ever wished you could get rid of the test-taking nerves and just take the test? We are offering an academy to help you de-stress the test! This academy is offered to rising 11th and 12th graders to prepare you for ACT/ SAT and other tests. Our test-taking experts will share strategies to help de-stress test-taking so you can conquer…

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July 2020

Common Application Senior Academy

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This academy will be hosted as a Zoom webinar and will count towards your 2020-2021 school year academy requirement. We will introduce students to the Common Application process and detail the changes to the application based around Covid-19. This academy is designed to prepare students for the fall application process. Sign up in your student portal and a link will be provided to attend.  

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Scholarship Academy

July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This academy will be hosted as a Zoom webinar and will count towards your 2020-2021 school year academy requirement. This academy is designed to help you search for scholarships, manage applications, and introduce you to many scholarship options and databases. Crosby staff will teach you how to plan a strategic scholarship search and introduce you to various opportunities. We will also share scholarship tips and writing techniques that will help you highlight your strengths and appeal to the scholarship committee. After this…

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