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Students Can Apply to Multiple Colleges for Free During College Application Week

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Many North Carolina Colleges and Universities will Waive Application Fees Oct. 15 – 19

RALEIGH, N.C. (October 2018) – Students can save on college application costs by applying during College Application Week from Oct. 15 – 19. During this week, many North Carolina colleges and universities waive application fees. College Application Week is a part of College Foundation of North Carolina’s (CFNC) annual college-access event,

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Deciding Between a Two and Four-Year College

The road to higher education can look different for each student. There are many factors to consider when deciding between a two-year and a four-year college. You’ll need to consider what type of degree will serve you best, which school suits your lifestyle and how you plan to pay for your education. There is no one right path­ — there are advantages and disadvantages to both types of schools.

Consider Your Career

Through attending a two-year school,

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College Prep Starts Early

If you really want to prepare your kids for college, starting them young – like when they are babies or in kindergarten – isn’t crazy. There’s a reason some parents stress over getting their children into the best pre-schools and making sure they read to their kids in the womb. You want to set up a love for learning and a strong educational foundation, so there’s never any doubt that your child will go to college.

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Have You Considered Attending North Carolina Community Colleges?

There are many goals to pursue and avenues to take upon graduating high school. It’s a good idea to learn about all your options, and North Carolina’s 58 community colleges offer a great path for many students.  A community college can be beneficial for your wallet, grades and school-life balance.

Save Money

The cost of tuition can be overwhelming for students who are pursuing higher education. North Carolina community colleges’ tuitions are generally much lower than the standard four-year university.

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Why Bother Going to College?

Transitioning from high school to college can feel overwhelming, but in the long run it is a worthwhile and tremendously rewarding endeavor. Beyond learning new and interesting material in classes, pursuing a college degree can open all kinds of doors for students as they experience professional, social and personal growth.

Set Yourself Up for Professional Success

In most careers, having a college degree will give you a leg up and put you on the fast track to promotions,

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