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Tag: College Advising Corps

Kiera Lindner holds a sign that reads "I advise because every student deserves access to higher education"

Sep 27, 2021

South Granville Wins First in FAFSA Innovation Grant, Thanks to College Adviser’s Efforts

A member of NC State’s College Advising Corps played an important role in helping students complete their financial aid forms for college. 

Courtney Ewing

Sep 13, 2021

Owning Our Story: How Senior Meetings Taught Me Courage

College advisor Courtney Ewing reflects on a quote by Brené Brown: “Loving ourselves through the process of owning our story is the bravest thing we will ever do.” 

Kiera Lindner holds a sign that reads "I advise because every student deserves access to higher education"

Sep 9, 2021

My 2020 School Year in Review and Looking Forward

Kiera Lindner, college adviser for South Granville High, writes about her experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and the outlook for her job this academic year. 

A large group of students in front of large concrete ECU letters on ECU campus

May 17, 2021

What COVID Taught Me

Kelly Crabtree, a college advisor for NC State's College Advising Corps, writes about the power of community. 

Memorial Belltower lit up red

May 17, 2021

Determined Advising: Filling in the Cracks

Jared Mathews, a college advisor for NC State's College Advising Corps, writes about staying motivated during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Apr 12, 2021

A Day in the Life as a Member of NC State’s College Advising Corps

The NC State College Advising Corps gives a glimpse at the work their college advisers have been doing this year. 

Tia Anderson, college adviser for Bunn High in Franklin County, and a colleague unload groceries to donate

Mar 30, 2021

Working Outside the Office

Tia Anderson, college adviser for Bunn High in Franklin County As advisers, our schedules are always fluctuating. We can be super busy one week, and then the next week we may ask ourselves “What can I be doing?” Speaking from my own experience, most days may consist of 8-plus hours in the office by myself.… 

James Kenan College Adviser, Kris McDaniel, and James Kenan Staff tabling an event this year.

Feb 17, 2021

School Staff Spotlight: James Kenan High

College Advising Corps adviser Kris McDaniel writes about the teachers who have gone above and beyond to help their students. 

Staci Knighton, college adviser for North Moore High, helps students complete college applications.

Jan 29, 2021

Coat Yourself In Confidence

Staci Knighton, College Adviser for North Moore High in Moore County, N.C. It’s one thing to give advice to your student, dispensing thoughtful words of wisdomabout life after high school — but try applying those same suggestions to your own life, and it’s not the same. As an adviser, I am my students’ biggest supporter.… 

College advisers in Duplin County, N.C. hosted a drive-in event to help high school students apply for college

Jan 13, 2021

Broken Pipes Can be Repaired

Chris Walls, a college adviser for NC State's College Advising Corps, compares the work of teachers to that of plumbers during the COVID-19 pandemic.