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Applying for college? Things to consider during ongoing pandemic

The pandemic turned the process of applying for college on its ear in 2020. And now, 2021 isn't shaping up to be much different.

SAT doing away with optional essay, subject tests

The College Board is removing the optional essay from the SAT and doing away with subject tests amid a changing college admissions landscape.

University of South Carolina says SAT, ACT optional for 2021

The University of South Carolina has announced that standardized SAT and ACT test scores are optional for students soon applying for freshman admission to its Columbia campus.

UNC system changes admissions requirements due to outbreak

The University of North Carolina System says it's changing its admissions requirements for the incoming freshman class because SAT and ACT tests have been halted by the coronovirus outbreak.

Many NC colleges, universities waiving application fees this week

Many North Carolina colleges and universities are waiving their application fees this week, allowing kids to apply for college fee-free.

440 students must retake ACT after Moore County failed to submit answer sheets

Human error is being blamed for a group of juniors at Pinecrest High School not getting their ACT scores back.

100,000 NC high school juniors to take ACT

About 100,000 high school juniors in North Carolina's public and charter schools are sitting down to take the ACT college entrance exam.

NC high school juniors will take college exam

North Carolina's public schools chief says the state is ready to require a college entrance exam for high school juniors in March to determine whether students are learning curricula and are prepared for college.

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Donald Trump builds war chest of $102 million entering 2nd half of 2021

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Gun-wielding masked men shoot 10 in New York City attack, speed off on mopeds

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Local organizations team up to pick up trash surrounding the Riverfront Park in Wilmington

Dozens of volunteers coming out to Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington to clean up trash, hoping to encourage others to be aware of where they dump their trash after large events at the venue.