Category: Applying to College

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

The 2017 PSAT is either October 11 or October 14 (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 »

Summer is the perfect time to prepare for your future! Camps, enrichment, and more!

Summertime is THE PERFECT TIME for students to  jump-start their futures!  One of the most rewarding things students can do is to participate in an academic enrichment program on a college/university campus. By doing so, students can sample college life academically and socially. explore career options. broaden their knowledge of a particular subject. learn more … Read More »

Spring Has Sprung! Sophomores and Juniors, spring into college admissions now!

Applying to college can be overwhelming if you don’t plan!  The college admissions process is easier for those who create a calendar of tasks and follow through.  Most importantly, be  sure to get started by the beginning of junior year! Here are some things all underclassmen should remember: Consider taking college courses while still in high school. … Read More »

Be ready for the FREE ACT (February 28) at your school. Scores can be used to apply to college & for scholarships!

CLASS OF 2018, DID YOU KNOW . . . The ACT is FREE on February 28, 2017, & your scores can be used to apply to college (two-year and four-year)? You can qualify for scholarships with a high ACT score & GPA? Every point increase in your ACT scores helps your financial aid opportunities? Getting a good score on the … Read More »

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 »

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