Paying for College

Carolina colleges wary of Pell Grant proposal

December 25, 2017 Heidi Finley

  College leaders say proposed changes to the federal Pell Grant system could be devastating to lower-income students seeking higher education. The proposed changes from U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman, R-S.C., and Francis Rooney, R-Fla., call for students who do not […]

For Students

How to survive final exams in college

December 18, 2017 Heidi Finley

Final exams can be daunting, especially for first years who are taking the tests for the first time. While you don your sweatpants and settle in for some long days and nights of studying, catch some tips on how to […]

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 […]

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