Fayetteville State University’s Office of College Access Programs will serve as a Host Site for North Carolina College Application Week
Governor Beverly Perdue has declared November 12-16, 2012, as North Carolina College Application Week. The event is sponsored by the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) and Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (CACRAO).
North Carolina College Application Week is designed to provide every graduating high school senior the opportunity to apply to college online using CFNC.org with a particular focus on first-generation students and students who may not otherwise apply to college. During this week ONLY, most North Carolina colleges and universities will either accept the College Board fee waiver for students with financial need or waive their application fee completely for North Carolina graduating high school seniors.
Fayetteville State University’s Office of College Access Programs will serve as a host site for North Carolina College Application Week on November 14th-15th, 2012. The event will be held on the campus of Fayetteville State University in the Chick Building from 4:00p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The following services will be provided:
- · Assistance with completing and submitting online college admissions applications
- · Assistance with college essays
- · Assistance with personal statements, profiles and resumes
- · Provide College Board fee waivers for eligible students
- · One-on-one academic advisement for GEAR UP, Talent Search, Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math & Science students
- · Assistance with registration for the ACT/SAT
For more information about North Carolina College Application Week, please contact Ms. Nikki Massey at (910) 672-1874.
The Office of College Access Programs’ mission is to encourage and assist youth who are traditionally under-represented in post-secondary education with preparation for, entry into, and completion of a post-secondary education. The Office of College Access Programs is comprised of federally funded programs that include GEAR UP, Educational Talent Search, Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math & Science, and AmeriCorps VISTA. The Office provides college preparatory services to students, parents, and educators in Cumberland, Hoke, and Robeson Counties. For additional information about the programs, please call 910-672-1351.