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A big “thank you” to current scholar Christian, who helped Ann and the rest of the staff with the last day of regional interviews in Greenville! Next stop: Final Selection Weekend!
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January 11, 2018
A beautiful end to the spring's first day of classes. ☀️📚 #targram #unc #chapelhill
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January 10, 2018
Here's to another stellar day of semifinalist interviews! Current scholars Nathan, Lauren, Sanjay, and Rishika did an amazing job at making candidates feel at home in Chapel Hill. We're so thankful!
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Our Triad interviews are done! We're so thankful current scholars Laney and Chandler joined us and helped makes semifinalists feel right at home!
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We're on the road this week for regional interviews. Today, it was Charlotte! We couldn't have done it without the help of current scholars Sally, Kayley, Patrick, and Leslie! They're amazing scholar ambassadors!
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