Tag Archive: barton college

Apr 27

Is that your final answer?!

It was the second semester of my senior year at E.A. Laney High School in Wilmington, North Carolina when I decided that Barton College was the place for me. During my process of college hunting, everyone told me that I will know where I want to go to because it will “feel right.”  I was …

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Apr 27

Wide Awake Wilson

 Getting ready to come to Barton? Then you probably have so many questions, such as what really is there to do in Wilson? Where are some of the popular hangout places? And, if you’re like me, where can you do some shopping? All of these questions, and many more, race through your mind when you …

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Apr 20

“I Heart Barton”

Coming to Barton  has been a great experience so far. As a first year student, I love the relationships between the professors and students here; it’s completely different than anywhere else! ! You get that one-on-one attention that you might not get anywhere else. It’s great to know that your professors know you by name! …

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Apr 13

Just for Kicks

Most people that I have met say they have never heard of TOMS, until they came down south.  I’m not sure why that is, because TOMS are the most comfortable, everyday shoe; not to mention they serve a good cause.  For every pair of TOMS sold, the company donates a pair to a child in …

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Apr 10

W.I.S.E. Girls Female Empowerment Camp

Joining a sorority, making new long-lasting friendships, spending countless hours cramming for midterms, showing your school spirit during a highly intense sporting game are some of the joys of college. While some students are occupied with “living in the moment” and partying, others are looking to make an impact that will lead them into a …

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Mar 21

March Madness

Who is ready for March Madness? It’s a great time of year for all basketball-loving  fans that enjoy intense fun and exciting three pointers and dunks. March Madness brings the best out in teams. Sixty-four teams competing for one National Championship is exciting and thrilling; you never know who is going to win or go home. …

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Mar 21

Journeys of the Soul – Alternative Spring Break

For my Spring Break, I went on the Alternative Spring Break Trip with the Minority Student Association. The trip was called, “Journeys of the Soul,” where we took a path through Tuskegee, Selma, and Montgomery, Alabama and then proceeded to Atlanta, Georgia. “Journeys of the Soul” was a great educational trip!! It brought forth a …

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Nov 22

The Big Switch (Part 1)

It was really hard for me to begin the process of applying to colleges. I had my little list. Princeton was up there with Old Dominion, East Carolina, and NC State. I talked about going to college all the time, about who I wanted to be, what I wanted to do, and how I would …

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Nov 18

Dreams and Decisions

When I think about when I first started applying to colleges, one word comes to mind… WOW!! I was a spontaneous seventeen-year-old aspiring to become the next top American fashion designer. I was so ready to leave my home and attend college all the way in sunny California. Yes, I will admit that I was …

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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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