Tag Archive: choosing a 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 29

Home Sweet Home…Barton!

I have to say that I love being a Barton Bulldog. During my second week as an official Bulldog, I knew that this was the place for me. Friendly people, great academic programs, fun student activities. What more can you ask for in a school? Barton has all of that and more. Coming to a …

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Apr 27

Barton Is The Place for ME!!

Did I ever think I would end up going to college here at Barton? No. Am I glad that I decided to come here? More than you will ever realize! When I was college hunting my junior and senior year of high school, I had no idea where I wanted to go; but I knew …

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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

Fear? Yeah. Regrets? Nope!

Stress.  Anxiety.  Worry.  I’m sure these are only a few of the emotions rolling around inside you right now.  Applying for college is one of the most stressful times for a young adult.  It is probably also the most confusing.  You are nervous about going off to college, but also excited that you’re almost out …

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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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