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January 12, 2017

New Year, More Focused Me!

By Michelle Sorrells, College Adviser at North Pitt High School | January 12, 2017 Welcome back everyone! After a nice long winter break, it can be difficult to come back to work with a lot

November 30, 2016

Finding the Bright Spots

By Chelsea Krieger, College Adviser at West Bladen High School | November 30, 2016 One county away from the South Carolina border sits Bladen County, North Carolina. In a small town called Bladenboro, with a

November 10, 2016

Applying to College: The Science Behind It…

By Taylor Springs, College Adviser at Wallace-Rose Hill High School | November 10, 2016 During the week of November 14th-November 18th, North Carolina is hosting a statewide promotional week for NC High School seniors to

November 3, 2016

Breaking Down Barriers…

By Kendyll Graham, College Adviser at East Bladen High School | November 3, 2016 While being a college adviser, one of the most common barriers I hear from students is the cost of going to

October 27, 2016

Parents are the Biggest Factor…

By Ashley Morris, College Adviser at Ayden-Grifton High School | October 26, 2016 What does education, determination, and parents have in common? You need all three to succeed in college. Students often neglect the role

October 19, 2016

Exposure is KEY!

By Ariana Parker, College Adviser at Creswell High School | October 19, 2016 As an adviser, we help our students narrow down and choose the college that fits them most based on various factors. Is the

Mount Olive college rep meets with a Southern Wayne student
October 10, 2016

The Value of Meeting in Person…

By Kayli Richter, College Adviser at Southern Wayne High School | October 5, 2016 How do you show students their opportunities? Applying to college is a stressful, confusing and complicated process. But how do you

September 8, 2016

Discovering the Why…

Discovering the Why… By Sable Scott, College Adviser at North Moore High School | September 8, 2016 I want you to join me on a little journey. Think back to you of five years old,