ACT http://wunc.org en NC State University Expands Efforts To Attract Rural Students http://wunc.org/post/nc-state-university-expands-efforts-attract-rural-students <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many studies show that students in rural counties are less likely to go to college, especially four-year or private institutions. Faced with that reality, some university leaders are reconsidering how to attract students from rural communities.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 09 May 2014 12:49:17 +0000 Reema Khrais 35180 at http://wunc.org NC State University Expands Efforts To Attract Rural Students North Carolina ACT Scores Are Lowest In Nation http://wunc.org/post/north-carolina-act-scores-are-lowest-nation <p>State and nationwide ACT data was released this week, and North Carolina student scores on the college readiness test went down. The state's average composite ACT score fell more than 3 points to 18.7, the lowest average in the nation. ACT scores can range from 1 to 36. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 13:43:41 +0000 Sam Sanders 21199 at http://wunc.org North Carolina ACT Scores Are Lowest In Nation