#DontMeltNC: Choosing & Selecting Classes

June 7, 2017

We know that embarking on the college journey can be confusing and frustrating, but we are here to help guide you through the essentials to ensure you are prepared. One of the most important decisions you’ll make after deciding to … Continued

#DontMeltNC: Time to Make a Decision

June 7, 2017

It is time. Your college acceptances have come in and now you must make that life-changing decision: what will you choose? For many, this is sometimes the easiest and hardest decision of your life. Here are a few things to … Continued

#DontMeltNC: Comparing & Accepting Financial Aid

June 7, 2017

Comparing your financial aid offers can be complicated, especially if your awards vary in the type and amount of aid given. But no need to fret, we’ve got you covered. Keep reading for a more in-detail approach to understand your … Continued

#DontMeltNC: Communicating with your College

June 7, 2017

So, you did everything that you were required to do in order to make it out of high school. You made amazing grades, developed lasting relationships with your teachers, and KILLED the SAT. You were even known as the “cool … Continued

#DontMeltNC: The FAFSA

June 7, 2017

One of the most intimidating aspect of the college process is figuring out how you are going to pay for college, but don’t let the “sticker price” of a university discourage you. There are MANY ways to make going to … Continued

#DontMeltNC: Ultimate Guide to Summer Melt

June 7, 2017

Welcome to the first blog post of the Summer Melt Initiative, created by yours truly, the Carolina College Advising Corps! Here at CCAC, we are completely committed to the mission of helping North Carolina students to achieve the aspirations and goals … Continued

Fike to the Future: Decision Day!

May 8, 2015

Author: Taylor Price, First-Year Adviser serving Ralph L. Fike High School Dr. James T. Minor, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs in the Office of Postsecondary Education, said it best: “College Signing Day events are significant because communities come together … Continued

Early College Awareness Sparks a Fire in Underclassmen

April 2, 2015

Author: Taylor Mercado, Second-Year Adviser serving Zebulon B. Vance High School As those who work with students well know, opening doors to college access is no simple feat. Students’ desire to pursue higher education cannot bloom without nurturing from many … Continued