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Want to discover more about why our students love CyberStart America? Hear their experiences of playing CyberStart, taking part in the National Cyber Scholarship Competition, and find out where it has taken them!
"The challenges were creative, the platform was flawless, and the experience was unforgettable. The National Cyber Scholarship Competition is the best cybersecurity competition there is. I learned skills that will help me in all computer science fields."
"I never considered cybersecurity, until I learned about how fun it was to hack and protect."
"As a woman in STEM, it is hard not to feel intimidated by the field, but my work with CyberStart has shown me that I am just as qualified as my peers to work in cybersecurity."
"The National Cyber Scholarship Competition was an amazing opportunity. Prior to the competition, I had never participated in any cybersecurity-related event, much less a CTF event. The competition was both fun and educational. I gained a ton of experience with cybersecurity that I would not have otherwise."
Isabella, New Jersey
"The National Cyber Scholarship Competition was something that I've never experienced before and it gave me so much more insight into the world of cybersecurity. Working to crack each challenge and do various searches really made me think outside the box to complete them! I am so grateful for this opportunity, and I'll treasure it forever!"
Want to find a group of likeminded people to share the CyberStart experience with?
Get involved in the conversation in our CyberStart community boards! Meet and play with friends, get help from other players, and be the first to hear of exclusive workshops, webinars and competitions.
You may also be eligible to join one of our additional cyber communities like Girls Go CyberStart or JROTC.
Our community love sharing their experiences playing CyberStart, and as a member, your story could even be featured on the CyberStart blog!