College admissions informational blog

Free College Application Week Nov. 14-18

During North Carolina College Application Week (November 14-18, 2016), many of North Carolina’s colleges and universities allow students to apply for FREE  through CFNC. This list includes the following: Barton College Bennett College Belmont Abbey College Brevard College Catawba College Chowan University Davidson College Elizabeth City State University Fayetteville State University Greensboro College Guilford College Johnson … Read More »

The Re-designed PSAT–test content, timing, and sample questions

The 2016 PSAT is either October 15 or October 19 (check with your school).  Here is the breakdown of the test content and timing: Critical Reading–60 minutes–47 questions Writing and Language–35 minutes–44 questions Math (no calculator allowed)–25 minutes–17 questions (multiple-choice & student-produced) Math (calculator allowed)–45 minutes–31 questions (multiple-choice & student-produced) Take a look at sample … Read More »