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Parents and Families

From coaching and motivating your student throughout their high school career, to helping them navigate the college admission process and financially plan for their education -- we're here to support you.

Get to Know NC State

At NC State, we recognize that the support families provide during the college search and selection process is essential to student success. In order to make the transition from high school to college as stress-free as possible, we have provided the following resources to help you and your student learn about applying to and enrolling at NC State.

Get Prepared

Preparing for college is not just reserved for your student’s senior year. Review our guide to the college search and application process for tips on how to prepare your student beginning as early as 9th grade.

A family poses for a photo at the Legacy Lunch in Reynolds coliseum. Photo by Marc Hall

Navigate the Admissions Process

Applying to college can be daunting for everyone involved. Help your student keep up with important deadlines and learn more about applying to NC State.

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“As a Pack Parent, I am thankful to know my daughter is in such caring and proactive hands at NC State.”

– Pack Parent, Spring 2023

Alumni and their incoming students enjoy the festivities at the Legacy Luncheon at Reynolds Coliseum.

Join the Wolfpack Family

Enrolling in college is an exciting step. Once your student has decided to join the Wolfpack, review the below resources to assist them in their NC State journey.