Category Archive: Scholarships

Nov 16

Applying 101

I remember that when I was in high school, the application process seemed so overwhelming! Especially when you are applying to a lot of schools. Each school has a different application, different types of admissions counselors, and different deadlines. Then you have to worry about narrowing down which school is the best school for you. …

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Feb 17

The Big Switch (Part 2)

It’s February now, and here I am at Barton College, taking my second semester. I’m sitting at my desk at work, typing this up, and I still can’t believe sometimes that I’m here. I never thought that Barton could become like home to me, more of a comfort than my bedroom back in Goldsboro, with …

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Feb 11


At the beginning of every year, not school year, but every calendar year, each student has to fill out a FAFSA form. FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. If you do not fill this form out or update it every year, you will not eligible for Financial Aid; and we could all use a …

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Jan 28

$$$ Financial Aid – FAFSA Time!

Now that most of you have gone through the admissions process and have been accepted into Barton College, it’s time to think about how you are going to finance your education. Some people have money saved up specifically for college while others may not. Cutting the cost of your college education can be very simple …

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Nov 17

A Name and a Face, Not Just a Number

When I was a junior in high school, I thought I knew exactly where I wanted to go to college – Western Carolina University.  Well, obviously I didn’t end up there, and here’s why. I found Barton College in a random way.  I was in Wilson at the Imagination Station for a speech competition for …

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