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.”
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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
On Monday, January 28, 2019, more than 500 College Advising Corps advisers and program staff from across the country descended on New York City for the annual four-day national summit.
Imagine a world where every student had the same opportunity to attend college.
Several months have passed since we returned, but there are still reminders of the storm everywhere. I will never forget the Wallace-Rose Hill Class of 2019 and the strength and resilience they displayed in the face of tragedy and loss.
One of the reasons the CAC advising model is so impactful is because the program hires recent college graduates to serve in our high schools.
There may be many days where we feel like a lot is on our shoulders (because it is) but it’s imperative that we remember the value of community collaboration.
Serving as a College Adviser these past few months has been one of the most rewarding, yet challenging roles that I have experienced.
Learn what one of our college advisers are thankful for this Thanksgiving.
In the wake of Hurricane Florence, many of our high schools closed for an extended period of time. With College Application Week (CAW) underway, advisors in closed schools are grappling with cancelation of their CAW