College and University Open Houses
Meredith College, Raleigh, NC
Visit www.meredith.edu for more information
Bridgewater College, Virginia
Register online at bridgewater.edu/visitcampus
Information session @ Cary Academy
Thursday, September 4
7:30pm, Berger Hall Auditorium
Visit mitadmissions.org/visit/travel for more information
Duke University, Durham, NC
Pratt School of Engineering Open House
Arts & Humanities Open House
Saturday, September 27
Visit admissions.duke.edu for more information
Washington & Lee University, Virginia
Information session @ Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley
Thursday, September 11
Visit www.wlu.edu for more information
Preparing For College
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How To Write a College Essay
Considering a Community College
The College Search – Articles to help guide students as they search and review colleges & universities.
EduTrek An online search site that allows students to search for schools by state, degree, and subject. Students can fill out basic information about themselves and their interests and be matched with schools that meet their needs. Using the matching service, students can also sort and filter through schools based on whatever criteria they choose
Helpful Links and Resources
CFNC is the one-stop-shop for information about colleges, financial aid and career choices in North Carolina. Students can apply to college, send transcripts, learn about scholarships and explore college and career options. Students must have a CFNC account in order to send transcripts to ay NC college or university.
Student and parent information on the SAT, free test preparation, college planning, and resources.
Student and parent information on the ACT, free test preparation, college planning, and resources.
Offers articles and tips about the SAT and ACT.
March 2 Success
March 2 Success is a free website offering students help with SAT/ACT test preparation, the college admissions process, and financial aid information.
Free videos and tutorials to help prepare for the SAT and ACT.
Free and tuition based courses are offered, both live and online for the SAT and ACT.
Free SAT Essay Prep
SAT Prep Classes
Raleigh Tutoring is offering an SAT Boot Camp class Saturday, November 23rd from 9:00 – 4:00 at the Wade Edwards Foundation and Learning Lab across the street from Broughton High School. All students planning to take the SAT may register. SAT Boot Camp is a comprehensive, one-day workshop that arms students with SAT test-taking skills and strategies for every question they’ll encounter on test day. Topics covered include: SAT fundamentals and strategies, test content and structure, practice and review for every question type, and how to attack all three sections: Writing, Critical Reading, and Math. The instructors are certified teachers and SAT experts. The class is from 9:00-4:00, cost $150, and includes an SAT book and all additional materials. To register, please visit www.raleightutoring.com. With questions, please call 919.781.8963.
St. David’s School, Raleigh
SAT prep classes in January! Two dates will cover Math and Reading: January 4th – Math Section (8am – 2pm) January 11th – Verbal/Essay Section (8am – 2pm) Students will receive an SAT Prep book published by the College Board as part of their enrollment. This book includes multiple practice tests with answers, which will allow each student to apply the strategies we will be discussing before sitting for the actual test. The cost is $295 for both days; $180 for one day. Space is limited to 20 students. For more information, visit www.sdsw.org. Contact Katherine Fleming (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 919-782-3331 to register.
This free website and publication for parents offers information on NC colleges and universities, stories, advice and tips for going to college.
Applying to an historically Black College or University (HBCU)? Use the Common Black College Application to save time. Over 35 colleges and universities untilize the common application. Tofind out more, visit EDUinconline.com.