Being a college adviser means celebrating all students’ successes and being their biggest cheerleaders.
Tag: College Advising Corps
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
A good advisor can mean the difference between going to college or not. In the words of Nicholas Bryant, a high school senior in Duplin County, “If it wasn’t for [my advisor], I probably wouldn’t have gone to college anywhere.”
By Jasmine Kamiab, College Adviser for James Kenan High in Duplin County They insist they will not attend college if they have to borrow student loans. Their fear of student debt is understandable, especially considering