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Why do people say Phi Theta Kappa is a scam?

HeideggerHeidegger Posts: 165Registered User Junior Member
edited September 2011 in College Search & Selection
I know it costs 80$, but why do people think it's a scam?
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Replies to: Why do people say Phi Theta Kappa is a scam?

  • chazsfchazsf Posts: 403Registered User Member
    Have you considered asking those who say so? It looks legit to me based on the Wikipedia entry.
  • reeinazreeinaz Posts: 1,531Registered User Senior Member
    A scam? I was inducted into Phi Theta Kappa at my local community college. I had to have a 3.8 to qualify. Many colleges offer transfer scholarships to Phi Theta Kappa members especially if your community college has an articulation agreement with them.
  • CeceJennis42CeceJennis42 Posts: 1Registered User New Member
    Same here. I was looking up info on it because I never heard of it before and I came across this page. Im in a dual-education program called High Tech Academy at a local community college and thats how I got membership. But I'm told there is a fee waiver, so thats good too.
  • GeekMom63GeekMom63 Posts: 1,957Registered User Senior Member
    It is not a scam. It is the community college honor society and it is totally legit. There are many "honor societies" which are scams, though - maybe you misheard?
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