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5 Reasons to Apply to Meredith THIS WEEK!

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The N.C. Countdown to College event continues through October 30! This annual month-long event sponsored by CFNC gives high school students and their families an opportunity to focus on college applications in an efficient way.

The event also includes College Application Week, which has been extended to two weeks this year: October 19 - 30, 2020. 

Here are 5 reasons to take advantage of this opportunity and apply to Meredith today! 

Your application fee will be waived!

Meredith is one of the many schools participating in College Application Week. Apply to Meredith before October 30 and your application fee will be waived. 

Raleigh is a great place to live, work, and study.

Raleigh ranks #2 in Best Places to Live in North Carolina according to the U.S. News & World Report. As North Carolina’s state capital, it’s surrounded by young professionals, filled with job and internship opportunities, and packed with food, arts, and entertainment. It was also named a Top Ten City where women are most successful .

There’s never been a better time to consider a smaller college. 

In a time when everyone is craving more personal connections and community, the benefits of attending a smaller college right now are worth considering. Class sizes are smaller, the connections are more meaningful, and the sense of community is unmatched.

Our numbers speak for themselves. In recent studies, we’ve found that

  • 98% of our alumnae would recommend Meredith to others.
  • 98% saw important benefits in attending a women’s college.
  • 95% of our alumnae would choose Meredith if they could begin college again.
  • 97% of recent alumnae say they were professionally well prepared as a result of their Meredith experience.
  • 99% of alumnae rated the value of a Meredith College education as good, very good, or excellent.

Through our Impact Scholarship, admitted first-year students are guaranteed to receive a minimum $20,000 annual scholarship award if the qualifications are met.

At Meredith, we believe a strong education should be accessible to all women with the power to bring about positive change in their lives and in their communities. $20,000 annual Meredith Impact Scholarships will be awarded to first-year admitted students meeting the academic criteria, no additional scholarship application required. Recipients must have a 3.4 unweighted GPA or 1100 SAT/22 ACT.

It’s important to have options when it comes to choosing the right college fit, which starts with filling out applications. Take advantage of College Application Week and apply to Meredith today. You should also consider scheduling a visit if you haven’t already!

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