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The Educational Opportunity Center helps high school seniors as well as high school graduates and college dropouts to make career choices and set educational goals. The Program also helps high school dropouts to enroll in adult high school alternative educational programs. Participants must be at least 19 years of age and have an interest in pursuing a college degree. Services are available at No Cost to U.S. citizens who meet Federal eligibility requirements. Information concerning college admissions requirements and financial aid for college is provided, as well as assistance with the preparation of FAFSA applications.

If you are interested in the services provided by Educational Opportunity Center, you are encouraged to visit the main office in the Helen T. Chick Building on the campus of Fayetteville State University or one of the more than thirty(30) satellite offices in Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Robeson, and Sampson Counties in North Carolina.  For additional information, call (910) 672-1171 or 1-800-572-3646.

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  • Information on two-year and four-year colleges, universities, vocational schools and proprietary schools
  • Computerized career guidance information
  • Career counseling and assessment
  • Workshops on study skills, test taking skills, career decision making and time management
  • Information on financial aid (Pell grant, scholarships, other grants, and student loans)
  • GED and other referral services
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