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CAC Adviser Spotlight March 2021: Ava Peters

March 18, 2021

Ava Peters, first-year Carolina College Advising Corps adviser at Harnett Central High School, in Angier city, was nominated by her program director for this spotlight due to her excellent work with engaging juniors this spring. On top of an already … Continued

New Year, New Adviser, New Partnership!!

March 17, 2021

This past year has left us all with a lot of time to reflect. Recently, I have been reminiscing on my experiences just a few years ago. I was in a rural high school and the first in my family to apply to … Continued

From Phonics to FAFSA: Finding My Way to the Corps

March 17, 2021

A year ago, I printed out take-home packets for my second graders in Madrid, Spain, for a two-week break as the novel Coronavirus began spreading across Europe. I told my students, “I’ll see you in two weeks,” but by the … 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

What’s Happening in March? Halifax County Highlight

March 18, 2015

FAFSA season has settled, the snow has melted and most of the seniors are done with the college application process. So, now what? Well, now it is time to do underclassmen outreach. All year long I have been planning different … Continued

‘Tis the FAFSA Season!

February 24, 2015

Author: Karen Obando, Second-Year Adviser serving Cochrane Collegiate Academy As December came to an end and Cochrane Collegiate students rushed with excitement toward the doors, I had to slow them down and remind them that the holiday season wasn’t the only one … Continued