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Get Ready for Your Upcoming College Tour

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College tours are an important step in the college selection process. In today’s modern world, many universities offer online tours of the campus, which is a great option. Virtual tours will give you an initial impression of the campus; however, there’s nothing quite like visiting a college in person. College visitations are often a whirlwind of information, but there are steps you can take to make the most of your experience! Come prepared,

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Certified Career Pathways Pave a Road to Success

Starting a new career or thinking about a career change can be a daunting prospect for anybody. Maybe you’re looking to begin your first career path. Perhaps you discovered your true calling later in life. Whatever the case may be, there are resources available that are dedicated to helping you on your journey.

To further promote the efforts of the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Governor Roy Cooper declared the week of January 28th through February 1st as Career Pathways Week throughout the state of North Carolina.

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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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