For Students

N.C. lawmakers, board question UNC diversity programs

February 5, 2018 Heidi Finley

Some have questioned the UNC system’s $16.6 million annual spending on diversity and equal opportunity programs, but Sydney Floryanzia sees them as her lifeline. Floryanzia, who is African-American and a freshman chemical engineering major at N.C. State University, is thriving […]

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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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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Survival secrets for freshman year

October 17, 2017 Lee Shulman Bierer

While the initial adjustment period is over, there are certainly lots of things freshmen can start doing now to improve their chances of having a successful year. Most college students compartmentalize their college experiences into two distinct areas: the academic […]

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Ask a counselor: High Point University

September 3, 2017 Heidi Finley

Ask a counselor series: Finding the right college to attend is a big decision, and it can be an overwhelming process. Luckily, there are many trained people to help during this crucial time. Qualified high school and college admission counselors throughout […]

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