Tag: College Advising Corps

July 16, 2019

Education NC features College Advising Corps

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.”

March 7, 2019

Scholarship Essays: One Student at a Time

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

January 3, 2019

We all need someone to believe in us

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.

December 4, 2018

Florence and the Countdown to College

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