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What's the difference between NSHSS and NHS?

Lydia15Lydia15 Registered User Posts: 172 Junior Member
edited July 2012 in High School Life
I'm just curious because I got a letter from NHS and I am undecided on wether I should join or not.
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Replies to: What's the difference between NSHSS and NHS?

  • kathryn6422kathryn6422 Registered User Posts: 472 Junior Member
    NSHSS = waste of the 60 bucks and pretty much worthless on your college app.

    NHS = good organization which can help you gain volunteer/community service hours and show leadership, initiative, and general academic excellence.
  • alwaysleahalwaysleah Registered User Posts: 2,737 Senior Member
    ^I second that
  • AllyJayAllyJay Registered User Posts: 183 Junior Member
    NHS is also earned by the grades you get in school. Everyone with enough merit is accepted. and it's real. Which helps a lot.

    NSHSS: Randomly selects people. One of their goals is money and most smart guidance counselors/ college advisors will tell you to completely ignore them and throw the letter away. They also have an account on here that will try to convince you otherwise. Ignore it. T-shirts may be nice. Actual merit is nicer.
  • stressedoutttstressedouttt Registered User Posts: 4,111 Senior Member
    Let me google that for you

    now was that so hard?
  • SteelTrapMindsetSteelTrapMindset Registered User Posts: 581 Member
    NSHSS is a sham, while NHS isn't.
  • Etuck24Etuck24 Registered User Posts: 1,386 Senior Member
    No, don't.

    TO ANYONE ELSE who might think about making a similar thread, please just search nshss on this site and you'll see the overwhelming consensus is to trash it.
  • Lydia15Lydia15 Registered User Posts: 172 Junior Member
    Thanks, now I will definitely join NHS
  • unknowngeek777unknowngeek777 Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    In laconic terms, NHS good. NSHSS bad.
  • NSHSS01NSHSS01 . Posts: 15 New Member
    NSHSS is an honor society that recognizes top academic achievers from high schools around the world. Its mission is to recognize academic excellence among high school students and to encourage members to apply their unique talents, vision, and potential for the betterment of themselves and the world.
  • JHUorDUKEJHUorDUKE - Posts: 183 New Member
    NSHSS= Scam
    NHS= club for tryhards all trying to get into Ivy league schools.

    NSHSS + NHS = rejected by colleges
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