Skip to main content

About us

Join us

Our stories

The Schuler Scholar Program has really supported me with my education and with so many other things, including my mental health.

Lindblom Math and Science Academy Scholar, Kennedy Shanks, founded a nonprofit justice organization to provide a platform for youth to be able to talk about situations that happen in real life and showcase those conversations in visual ways, like music, dance, poetry and videography.

Read More

So much of what we do begins with helping Schuler Scholars commit to the effort to get accepted into top colleges. From there you want them to believe that it will happen.

Forest & Bluff Magazine featured Jack as he is being honored as a Local Legend by the History Center of Lake Forest and Lake Bluff.

Read More

Often, a Scholar drops by our office who’s now a surgeon or a lawyer or an entrepreneur. It’s incredibly gratifying to hear their stories of success.

Jack Schuler's legacy expands beyond his successful business career to the impact he and the Schuler Scholar Program have made in the lives of hundreds of Scholars.

Read More

I majored in economics and French and I never would have guessed how much a French degree would help. Being able to articulate ideas well, it's such a strong skill, from my French degree.

Schuler Scholar Alumnus Michael O’Connell talks with Jack Schuler about how much he appreciates his liberal arts degree and how it allowed him to find the position that he currently has.

Read More

We want to give them a sense of their accomplishment, in this rite of passage.

Celebrating the success of Schuler Scholar Seniors. They’ve worked throughout high school as part of the Schuler Scholar Program, and Senior Dinner is one of the rites of passage as they progress to the next phase of their lives.

Read More

To be able to connect with people, exposures have been really important in building my skills.

Schuler Scholar Program believes in giving Scholars exposure to multiple cultural experiences in addition to the support they receive academically. These exposures help build Scholars into well-rounded students ready for the liberal arts colleges they will attend.

Read More

We start working with students before they go to high school, to kick off their Schuler career. We put barriers in front of them. They think they can’t do it, but they can and do.

All new Schuler Scholar inductees attend a 10-day leadership camp in Northern Wisconsin. The Scholars learn valuable lessons about themselves and each other during this foundational camp experience.

Read More

What does rubbing two sticks together to make a fire have to do with getting a student into Princeton? Here’s the story that shows you.

Jack Schuler recounts a Scholar who was profoundly affected by her experience at Camp Manito-wish at the beginning of her experience as a Schuler Scholar. Attending camp made her believe she could do anything.

Read More

The curator showed us 5,000 year old cuneiform tablets, medieval prayer scrolls from Ethiopia, and other incredible artifacts. I was hooked.

Allie McCormack found her career through an internship in special collections at the Newberry Library.

Read More

“There is no way we would have had this experience without Jack.”

The story behind how Jack Schuler became the success he is and why starting the Schuler Scholar Program means so much to him.

Read More

"Schuler let me explore what I wanted in a college."

Celebrating students as they decide which college they are going to attend.

Read More