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Point Alum Ashley Burnside was born with cerebral palsy, the most common childhood motor disability, and spent much of her childhood learning how to adapt. As a teenager, her experiences as both a...

November 05, 2019, teampoint

Ask a Scholar: What social activities can I host in my community to combat homophobia?

  Rosie from Virginia asked: "What social activities can I host in my community to combat...

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November 02, 2016, teampoint

Ask a Scholar: Do you have any advice for someone applying for a Point scholarship for a second time?

  Question: Hi! I applied last year and made it to the semi-finalist round. My test scores are very...

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July 07, 2016, teampoint

Ask a Scholar: Is it harder to be considered by Point if you haven't attended college yet?

Question: I was looking through the previous Point Scholars and it seems to me that the majority of...

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June 06, 2016, Eugene Patron

Ask a Scholar: Does a bad grade sink my chance of becoming a Point Scholar?

Question:  “I am an excellent student, but my math class destroyed me this semester. In the sea of...

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May 10, 2016, Eugene Patron

Ask A Scholar: What can I do to make my application stand out?

Question: "I applied for this scholarship for the first time, but I did not make the final cut....

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January 13, 2016, teampoint

Ask A Scholar: How Selective is a Point Scholarship

A Frequently Asked Question: "How selective is a Point Foundation Scholarship?"   Point Scholar...

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January 05, 2016, teampoint

Ask A Scholar: Are Performing Arts Extra-Curricular Activities?

Johnny asks: "I am a performer who has devoted most of my life to being on stage. What could I do...

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November 17, 2015, teampoint

#AskAScholar: Can I apply if I have not been accepted to school yet?

Trent asks:       Am I able to apply for the scholarship before my acceptance into graduate school?...

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November 10, 2015, teampoint

#AskAScholar: Will my scholarship carry over from undergraduate to graduate school?

David asks:     I am currently a junior at university and I am applying for this scholarship for my...

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December 30, 2015, teampoint

#AskPointScholars Responds to Question: Who did scholars ask to proofread their application?

Point Scholar Ashley Burnside says:      While I was applying to the Point Foundation, I had a...

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January 23, 2014, teampoint

#AskPointScholars Responds to Question: How is your life now that you go to college and live openly?

Voices On Point Scholar Gregory Davis says: Life after high school is great!   Living freely and...

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January 15, 2014, teampoint

#AskPointScholars Responds to Question About Projects Completed as a Point Scholar

Phyllis Mandler & Gary Elden Point Scholar Mary Susman says:  I have been a Point Scholar since...

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