Grade 11


Welcome to the Crosby Scholars Junior Program, where our focus narrows significantly onto the details of the college admission process.  In the fall, 11th grades students will attend their Fall Junior Academy. The focus of Junior Academy is learning about the college application process and what Scholars should focus on their 11th grade year with the goal of attending a 2- or 4-year college.  Juniors are advised to attend a college fair, begin campus visits at schools that interest them, and discuss their plans with their school counselor.

In the spring, 11th Graders will attend the Think Like a Senior session. The focus of TLS is getting ahead in the college application process.

Scholars who completed the Program in 10th grade are automatically enrolled in the program for their junior year. There is not an application for the junior year. Students must enroll in the Program by the beginning of their sophomore year of high school. (Exceptions may be made for newly enrolled students in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School System. Contact the Crosby Scholars CEO and President by October 1 of the junior year for more information.)

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  • Academy

    The Junior Academy dates are listed below!  Junior Scholars are required to attend one Junior Academy in the fall and must register through their Crosby Scholars Student Portal.

    Junior Academies are scheduled for October & November only.  Please register early for the date you prefer to attend.


    • Wednesday, October 26th | 6:00-7:30 PM | In Person @ Crosby Scholars
    • Monday, October 31st (school holiday) | 11:00 AM-12:30 PM | Zoom
    • Thursday, November 10th | 6:00-7:30 PM | Zoom
    • Friday, November 11th (school holiday) | 10:00-11:30 AM | In Person @ Crosby Scholars
    • Friday, November 11th (school holiday) | 2:30-4:00 PM | Zoom
    • Tuesday, November 15th | 6:00-7:30 PM | In Person @ Crosby Scholars
    • Saturday, November 19th | 10:00-11:30 AM | In Person @ Forsyth Technical Community College

    Please log in to your Crosby Scholars Student Portal for more information and to register.

    Come to the academy with questions about the junior year and creating a target list of schools!

    Parents please note by allowing your student(s) to attend the Crosby Scholars Academy, you are agreeing to the terms of the Parent Partnership Agreement located in your student’s portal.  This agreement will remain in effect for the duration of your student’s participation in the program.  Should you not agree with these terms, you are required to contact the Executive Director at before allowing your student to attend the Crosby Scholars Academy. Once your student attends the academy, the agreement is in effect until the student voluntarily withdraws from the program or does not fulfill a program requirement.

    Please call 336-725-5371 or email if you have any questions.

  • College Fair/Visit

    Crosby Scholars must visit four (4) colleges and submit the College Fair/Visit form by October of their Senior year

    Students can complete this requirement during their sophomore year, junior year, or senior year.  Due to COVID-19, virtual visits can be credited as college visits.  

    You must visit four (4) colleges through any combination of the following methods:

    • In-person or virtual campus visits.
    • In-person or virtual college fair (interact with 4 colleges and gather information)
    Junior (Class of 2024) Deadline:  October 2023

    Click here to submit your College Fair/Visit form.  No signatures required!

    Questions?  Contact

  • Think Like a Senior Sessions


    During the Spring semester, Crosby Scholars Juniors attend one (1) mandatory Think Like a Senior (TLS) program. The focus of TLS is getting ahead in the college application process.

    Scholars will learn about and complete tasks (such as resumes, letters of recommendation, building a target list) in the spring that will help them be ahead for the fall of senior year.


    This Program is a Junior requirement: All Crosby Scholars Juniors are required to attend 1 Think Like a Senior event.


    Parents:  Given the significant role they play in the college journey, parents are strongly encouraged to participate in the session along with their student; however, parents cannot participate and earn TLS credit on a student’s behalf.

    What is Think Like a Senior?

    During Think Like a Senior, you will learn about the Crosby Scholars Senior Program requirements and how Crosby Scholars will help you through the college admission and financial aid process–including your enrollment decision!

    Questions?  Contact or call/text 336-671-5494.

    Each high school junior must complete all junior year program requirements to be eligible for membership in the Senior Program. The Crosby Scholars Program does not accept new applications to join or rejoin the Program during the senior year.

  • Community Service

    Juniors and Seniors must complete 5 total hours of Community Service between Junior & Senior year.

    Junior (Class of 2024) Deadline: January 31, 2024.

    Click here to submit your Community Service form.  No signatures required!  

    Need ideas for Community Service or want to know how we define Community Service?  Visit the community service page to view a list of community service opportunities.  You can even complete some activities at home while social distancing measures continue to be best practice.
    Questions?  Contact  If you have questions about whether your community service idea meets the requirement for the Program, please contact the Crosby Scholars Program.  Crosby Scholars Program staff reserves the right to determine if a community service activity fulfills our requirement.
  • Newsletters

    Crosby Scholars Junior Newsletter - destinationcollege2024

    Each junior in the Program has access to a newsletter titled destinationcollege2024. It is created to keep students informed of activities, deadlines, and announcements. Each newsletter offers appropriate advice and assistance for a specific period of time. The link to the newsletter is emailed to Juniors and their parents/guardians.

    Current and Recent Issues: 

    October 2022

    September 2022