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Emerging Stars

The Emerging Stars Program will not be accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. Please call 512.245.7859 if you have questions.


Welcome to the Emerging Stars website. The Emerging Stars program is an invitation-only bridge program welcoming first-year students to Texas State each summer. The Emerging Stars program provides personalized academic and social support from campus offices and departments to integrate our new Bobcats into the Texas State community.

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“I really enjoyed my experience as an Emerging Star. … My mentor and I became really good friends, and she inspired me to become a mentor as well. … I still work with professors I met during Emerging Stars, and they are helping me find opportunities to expand my skill set.”

—Stephanie Harris, Class of 2014