Cierra Harris, college adviser at J. F. Webb High School in Granville County, writes about the importance of preparing high school juniors for their senior year.
Tag: College Advising Corps
A college adviser from a rural North Carolina high school returns home to help inspire students.
Being a college adviser means celebrating all students’ successes and being their biggest cheerleaders.
Navigating college life can be nerve-wracking, even with the support of family members and friends who are having or have had similar experiences. Being the first person in your family to attend college can be described in one word: revolutionary.
When you walk into the school building for the first time and see all those young faces looking back at you, as unsure of themselves and as unsure about the trajectory of their lives as you once were, you honestly believe that you will be doing the bulk of the educating.
North Moore high school is full of encouragement with the primary focus being on the students. The confidence the students receive is consistent.
Being a first year adviser, the transition has been a little overwhelming. The days really seem to fly by, especially since I keep myself busy meeting students, planning for future events, and engaging with parents.
One important part of the college application process opens the first day of October: FAFSA.
The College Advising Corps is a great program in working on improving the college-going culture in high schools, but it only works if the students actually see what you are doing.
By Michelle Chafin, North Duplin Jr./Sr. High in Duplin County I grew up in Jacksonville NC. It was a military town, so there was a lot of change going on around me. I rarely felt