Area seniors focus on submitting college applications

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For many Onslow County seniors, one of the realities of their upcoming graduation is upon them: applying to colleges.

“It’s bittersweet. I’m excited but it really hits you that you are going to be going off to college in a few months,” said White Oak High School senior Charlotte Kuna.

Kuna said she hasn’t yet submitted an application but has been working on her essay, one of the requirements of many college application packages.

It’s harder than she thought it would be.

“I’ve been working on an essay and it’s hard to promote yourself. I’ve always been the type of person who doesn’t like to do that. It is a challenge but I’ve learned to present myself as a capable young adult,” Kuna said.

Monday kicked off College Application Week sponsored by the College Foundation of North Carolina and Kuna said the activities planned at White Oak have helped her to “jump start” her work on her applications. […]

 

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