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,
This week, high school seniors around the state will have the opportunity to apply to 28 colleges for free as a part of North Carolina College Application Week.
The goal of the promotional week, which runs until 5 p.m. Friday, is to allow every graduating senior the opportunity to apply to college.
According to the College Foundation of North Carolina,
Colleges and universities across the state are waiving application fees or accepting fee waivers this week through the College Board as part of a statewide promotional event, North Carolina College Application Week. The event ends at 5 p.m. Friday.
College Application Week is intended to encourage high school seniors to apply early to state colleges and universities. […]
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All this week, many area colleges and universities are waiving their application fees. Costs usually run between $40 and $100 per application, so for those students who are applying to several schools, the savings can be substantial. Don’t wait till the weekend, though. The special program ends on Friday, Nov. 14.
Here is a complete list of participating colleges and universities: […]
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