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September 2021

Educator Professionals Week

September 13, 2021 @ 8:00 am - September 17, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Save the date for Educator Professionals Week in preparation of NC Countdown to College happening in October.

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October 2021


October 1, 2021

The FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a free application completed by current and future college students in the United States to determine their eligibility for student financial aid such as federal grants, work study and loans. Each college or university may require additional steps after completing the FAFSA before a student can receive their financial aid award.

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NC Countdown to College Month

October 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - October 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Join NC Countdown to College. This is North Carolina’s annual campaign to support college access during the month of October. Activities during the month support high school seniors in completing three important college enrollment steps: Residency, FAFSA, and college applications. College Application Week will be October 18-22, 2021, when many NC colleges and universities waive their application fees.

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GEAR UP NC Statewide VR App Demo

October 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

GEAR UP NC Virtual Reality is a free app that includes 360 degree virtual tours of colleges in North Carolina. The app also includes important information about the college-going process. Join GEAR UP NC to learn more about this no cost mobile app and experience an immersive look at campuses across the state! After registering with the link below, you will receive a confirmation email containing information on how to join the Zoom webinar.

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College Application Week 2021

October 18, 2021 @ 8:00 am - October 22, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Save the date for NC Countdown to College initiatives happening through out October. College Application Week (CAW) will begin on Monday, October 18 to Friday October 22. CAW is a yearly event where many of our state's public and private colleges and universities waive their application fees for incoming first year student applicants. Please note that applying to our community colleges is always free!

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