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<h2>General Announcements</h2>
March 21, 2016
Attention Juniors that are interested in going into Science, Engineering or Mathematics. There is a unique opportunity to be nominated for a $15,000 dollar scholarship to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. RPI has a good science and math program. If you may be interested in attending Rensselaer, please go to the link below, fill out the attached form, and return a hard copy to me before March 31.

http://www.croomphysics.com/scholarships/Rensselaer_Medal.pdf

March 20, 2016
The following link is a great article for anyone going into science to read. It talks about some of the challenges you will face as college freshman. As you know, college is hard, but as you read you will discover that GPAs don't all mean the same thing. One of the most important pieces here is that a high GPA is one major may not guarantee the same job opportunities as a lower GPA is a harder major. Click Here to read more.


March 19, 2016
The following is a an article by Monster.com describing the Top 5 Most Regretted Majors. Before you make a decision on what you are going to do in college, read what recent graduates have to say about the major. Click Here to read more.


February 18, 2016
A great article about the importance of learning about failure in science and learning how to pick yourself back up. To read more Click here to Read "Stem Students Must Be Taught To Fail" which is an article from US News and World Report.

January 15, 2016
As you are looking at colleges, there is a lot to consider. Here is one review that shows colleges that have programs designed to help students reach careers in STEM fields not just wedding out students that might need to work a little harder.

http://stemjobs.com/2015-stem-jobs-approved-colleges
 


Thoughts to Ponder:  
            Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence
---Abigail Adams


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