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 […]

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 […]

Finding the right fit

These 5 Carolina colleges can kick off your teaching career

November 20, 2017 Heidi Finley

Five colleges and universities will host the state’s new teaching fellows program, which is aimed at training teachers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math or special education. The schools are: Elon University, Meredith College, N.C. State University, UNC-Chapel […]

Paying for College

5 college best buys in North Carolina

November 13, 2017 Heidi Finley

Help is out there for Carolina students who put paying for college at the top of their concerns with The College Affordability Guide’s 2017 rankings. Washington, D.C.-based Degree Prospects started CollegeAffordabilityGuide.org in 2013. Its calculations include an affordability score that […]

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