For Students

7 ways to win in college and beyond

December 11, 2017 Heidi Finley

Michael Askew knows first-hand that “successful people do not experience success by mistake; they strategically prepare their mind for the next level.” Despite the trouble Askew had transitioning from high school to college, he graduated from North Carolina Agriculture and […]

Campus

12 top tips for staying safe on campus

December 4, 2017 Lee Shulman Bierer

Most parents don’t spend much time worrying about the safety of their children on what they believe are, for the most part, idyllic college campuses. And until something happens to someone they know, most students assume nothing can go wrong […]

Finding the right fit

Ask a counselor: Furman University

November 27, 2017 Heidi Finley

Maggie Murphy is an admissions counselor at Furman University, a small private school in Greenville, South Carolina.  “Education has always been a part of my life, and I truly enjoy working with people. I was teaching at the middle school […]

Campus

5 UNC social accounts to start you off

November 27, 2017 Heidi Finley

From cute dogs to free food, social media is a staple on UNC’s campus. If you want to learn more about getting involved at Carolina, here are some notable social media accounts to get you started. @uncclouds If you’ve ever […]

For Parents

Navigating the Thanksgiving tightrope

November 20, 2017 Lee Shulman Bierer

College students are homeward-bound. For many freshmen, it will be their first visit back since packing up last August. Thanksgiving, the uber-American family togetherness holiday, can be equally tough for parents and their college students. Parents often feel that they’re […]

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