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Top GRE study tips from UNC students

For UNC juniors and seniors considering graduate school, three letters are looming large in their minds: G-R-E. But the test isn't something to dread. The Economist magazine has a full online test-prep center that students can try for free for seven days, and UNC Learning Center provides resources to students. Four UNC students who have recently taken the test or are preparing to take it, offered their perspectives and tips for conquering the GRE.


Community college surcharge proposed

North Carolina community colleges could see a tuition surcharge in an effort to upgrade equipment — particularly for students pursuing medical and information technology professions.


Endowment bill aims to lower tuition

Congress is looking to lower the cost of college for middle- to low-income families — this time through a proposed bill that might compel universities to dedicate more money to financial aid.


North Carolina sees South Carolina incident

A South Carolina sheriff’s deputy is facing national scrutiny after a video caught him forcefully removing an African-American student from her classroom, raising concerns about disproportionate discipline. 


Ride-sharing officially picks up in NC

Yellow taxi cabs might not be the only ones on terminal curbs — the N.C. General Assembly passed a bill Thursday to legalize airport pick-ups by transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft.