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Quick FAQ

Q: How do I get invited?
A: If you are a sophomore (second semester), junior or senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, you should receive an invitation.

Q: Do I automatically become a member once I'm invited?
A: No. You must see Mrs. Haug for an application once you've received an invitation to apply.

Q: Where can I receive assistance in completing my application?
A: Mrs. Haug holds an application workshop before school where you can receive guidance in filling out your application. 

Q: Once I've applied, how will my admission be determined?
A: A panel of high school faculty will review your application (your name will be removed for anonymity and objective evaluation). The panel looks to see that you demonstrate fullness and balance in the areas of LEADERSHIP, SERVICE, CHARACTER AND EXTRACURRICULAR INVOLVEMENT. They also evaluate your format, so attending the application workshop is highly recommended.

Q: How will I know whether or not I've been accepted?
A: After all applications have been evaluated all applicants will receive a letter informing them of their acceptance status. 

Q: What happens after I'm accepted? 
A: You will begin attending regular meetings (you will be notified of upcoming meetings via text messages from the president of the chapter. You will also be formally inducted in a ceremony in November.

Q: Will I have other opportunities to apply if I am not accepted this semester? 
A: Yes. If you are not accepted this semester you will be invited to apply again next semester if your cumulative GPA remains at a 3.5 or higher. The letter you receive will also give recommendations of what you could improve on should you choose to reapply.