College-bound? This process could save you money

By John Bailey, Hickory Daily Record

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Every penny counts when parents begin trying to figure out how much they can invest in a college education for their children.

Like everything else, the process begins with the application and its fee, and every year the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) steps up to help with that cost. This week (through Friday), 31 colleges and universities, including Lenoir-Rhyne University (LRU), waive their application fees for all high school seniors in the state applying through

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