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The Society of Torch & Laurel is a high school honors program developed by the National Society of Collegiate Scholars to recognize high school high-achievers and provide them and their families with the vital tools to successfully transition to college.
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) is an honors organization that recognizes and elevates high-achieving students. NSCS provides career and graduate school connections, leadership and service opportunities, and gives out more than $1 million annually in scholarships, awards, and chapter funds.
College Admission Central supports exceptional high school students aiming for the Ivy League and Top-Tier with personalized coaching. Our CEO, Dr. Deborah Bedor (University of Pennsylvania) is one of the nation’s most beloved and respected college advisors. She develops unique STEM, research, entrepreneurial, and creative pursuits that make each applicant stand out to Admissions.
The American Medical Student Association (AMSA), founded in 1950 and based in Washington, D.C., is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States. AMSA is a student-governed, national organization.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is a scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice.
The STEM Education Coalition’s mission is to raise awareness amongst policymakers at every level about the critical role that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education plays in enabling the U.S. to remain the economic and technological leader of the global marketplace of the 21st century. The Coalition believes that our nation must improve the way our students learn STEM and that the business, education, and STEM communities must work together to achieve this goal.
The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) is the leading organization of and voice for principals and other school leaders across the United States. NASSP seeks to transform education through school leadership, recognizing that the fulfillment of each student’s potential relies on great leaders in every school committed to the success of each student. Reflecting its long-standing commitment to student leadership development, NASSP administers the National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, National Elementary Honor Society, and National Student Council.
academy programs and services
Most academy services are free and designed to give young people a plan, a path and encouragement to achieve their dream of becoming a doctor or medical scientist.
Through our online community, members can be part of a supportive peer network with like-minded students. Imagine thousands of future doctors and medical scientists collaborating together online and inspiring one another.
Getting into college
What makes one ‘A’ student more attractive than another ‘A’ student to a top-notch university? Become the strongest possible candidate through course planning and the extracurricular activities that matter most to a future doctor’s or medical scientist’s dream school.
Paying for college and medical school
Learn the best ways to save and pay for college and graduate programs. Learn how to tap underutilized sources for scholarships and financial aid.
Self-directed, online teaching modules help young high-achieving students build confidence, improve study skills, maximize time management, ramp up listening and speaking skills, increase likability and fine-tune negotiating and problem-solving abilities. A very popular benefit!
Guest speakers and live video
Have access to a treasure trove of some of the most inspiring and informative talks and workshops for aspiring physicians and medical researchers.
These and other Academy programs and services will prepare students with the real-world survival skills that leaders need to succeed in the 21st century.