High school grades are the most important factor in college admissions

college applicationOther factors count — including, of course, a student’s ACT and SAT scores — but the body of work that a student has developed in high school is what matters most when college admissions counselors begin looking at a student’s admissions packet.

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Asheville students’ SAT scores are the best in North Carolina

Asheville's SAT Scores are the best in NC!The N.C. Department of Public Instruction released new information Tuesday showing how well North Carolina high school students performed on the SAT college admission test in 2014.

In the 18 westernmost counties of the state, overall results showed that students in the Asheville and Watauga County school systems achieved the highest SAT scores among the region’s 20 school systems.

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