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Jan 5, 2018

In the Pursuit of Self-Care: What Does Happiness Look Like to an Adviser?

By Amira Alexander, James Kenan College Adviser As we enter into the Holiday season and the much needed week long break, we are finally granted student-free morning, afternoons, and evenings. But what to do with them? We’ve eagerly awaited time away from the school, if only for a moment, to collect our non-collegiate thoughts (yes,… 

Dec 6, 2017

Adviser Blog: College Application Week. The Time to Apply, Apply, Apply!

by Kaitlyn Godfrey, College Adviser, Wallace Rose Hill   Every year the College Foundation of North Carolina hosts an event called College Application Week. College Application Week is a time where college advisers, counselors, and volunteers from local community colleges or universities work together to get as many college-bound students to fill out their college… 

Nov 29, 2017

Adviser Blog: College Application Month. Writing Your Way to Success!

by Santina Nicoletta, College Adviser Southern Wayne High School College application month is here! For any adviser, this month is highly anticipated as a large amount of time and energy goes into planning four weeks’ worth of events, as well as getting students excited and ready to apply to college! One of the biggest struggles… 

Oct 25, 2017

Adviser Blog: Application Season

by Jonique Lyles, 1st Year College Adviser at South Granville High School, October 25th, 2017 October is the time of year when the pedal hits the metal; it’s application season and students are hard at work! As an adviser I have the opportunity to help all of my students along this path, but more specifically… 

Oct 16, 2017

College Advising: An Empowering Process

As a college adviser, I am called to instill confidence and strength in the minds of my students while encouraging them to take control of their futures and pursue their dreams.