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Financial Aid Awareness Week

As you begin to plan for college, one of the questions that you’ll ponder is how to pay for college: Tuition, room, board and other expenses add up. For many families, financial aid will be part of the equation, but receiving an award package only happens if you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Completion of this document is a critical step as families evaluate options for paying for college, 

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Financial Aid Awareness Week

Financial Aid Awareness Week

As students and families plan for college, the question of how they will pay for college is typically part of the discussion. Financial aid is part of the equation for many families. To help raise awareness about financial aid options, Governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina declared February 19 – 25 “Financial Aid Awareness Week.”

 

As you and your family continue to plan for college, be sure to learn about the FAFSA and the importance of applying for financial aid.

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Should I Try to Graduate Early?

Graduate Early

 

The rush to graduate high school is nearly universal. Especially during senior year, it seems all students can think about is finishing high school and moving on to bigger and better things. But for some students, it is possible to finish all of the requirements for a diploma and graduate early. If you can graduate early, is this the right choice for you?

What Will It Mean to Graduate Early?

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Beware of Senioritis!

senioritis and procrastination

There’s a bug that starts to circulate among the seniors of any high school, and it becomes especially pronounced during the final semester before graduation. This illness robs seniors of their productivity, stealing hours of precious work and college prep time from them. There are cures, but they require hard work and effort. What bug are we talking about? It has a name counselors and teachers dread: Senioritis.

What is Senioritis?

Senioritis is the common name for the tendency of many seniors to slow down their work,

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