Application Strategy

Carolina colleges making it easier to apply

April 24, 2017 Lee Shulman Bierer

The Common Application, commonly referred to as Common App, a not-for-profit membership organization that is committed to advancing college access, recently added 38 new members. Four are from North Carolina: Appalachian State University, Barton College, Catawba College and East Carolina […]

Application Strategy

B students, there’s still hope among N.C. colleges

April 24, 2017 Heidi Finley

North Carolina students graduating with a 3.0 GPA face a tougher in-state college admissions landscape, but plenty of options remain. College Simply collects data, rankings and reviews on U.S. colleges, and provides searchable lists linked to SAT or ACT scores, […]

Application Strategy

Apply first, ask later about gap year

April 10, 2017 Heidi Finley

Applying to college is onerous enough. Asking to defer enrollment for a year can be even more intimidating. Here’s how to navigate the gap-year process. When to Apply to College Delay freshman year, not your application. Students interested in a […]

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