Two Young Scholars Share Tips for the Cooke edX Challenge

While we prepare for the launch of our 2016 Young Scholars Program application, ambitious seventh-grade students can already give themselves an edge by taking an edX online course. Most of the five selected courses for our second Cooke edX Challenge have already begun and all of them are free to join. Find the list of courses and information about special consideration in the application process here.

Last year, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation received nearly 2,000 applications for this unique pre-college scholarship and advising program. Ten of the 70 students who became Cooke Young Scholars distinguished their applications by completing the Cooke edX Challenge. We are excited to pass along advice from two Cooke Young Scholars whose experiences and achievements were recently profiled by edX. Click the images below to read their learner stories:

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Cooke Young Scholars receive high school and college counseling, funding for summer and extracurricular academic programs, access to internships and study abroad opportunities, and other educational resources including books and technology. Learn more about the program here.