Holden Cox, a junior exercise and sports science major, is one of a few students who serves as a mentor for the Minority Advising Program. The program focuses on connecting minority first-year and transfer students with mentors who help them find resources to enhance their college experience and further adjust to life at UNC. Many of the resources suggested by the mentors stem from the Learning Center which provides general aid to UNC students to promote academic success.

UNC's Minority Advising Program joins the social media game

While MAP helps minority students develop relationships with those of similar backgrounds, it also helps bridge gaps between the students it mentors and the rest of the community.


Academic advising

The Academic Advising Program aims to help students create educational plans that fit their career and life goals and propel them toward graduation. They communicate the mission and curriculum of the University while helping students find their individual identities through their interests, abilities and goals. Find out more at the official website for academic advising.

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Students studying between classes on the steps of Wilson Library on Monday Oct. 22, 2018.

Did midterm season ruin your GPA? Here's how to recover.

With midterm season over and grades beginning to trickle in, some students have been faced with the harsh reality of one or more unexpectedly low grades. This problem is common for first-year students, especially in their first semester of classes as they start to adjust to the speed and difficulty of college. 


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On the hunt: with graduation looming, seniors look to Career Services for help

For college students, perhaps nothing is as daunting as finding a full-time job. There's no one clear path or magic formula, as recent graduates — and UNC Career Services can — tell you. That's why they're trying to offer a variety of tools and resources to help.  At UNC, University Career Services consistently reports approximately 90% of alumni as either pursuing graduate studies or being employed full-time six months after graduation.