College Advising at Williams

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College Advising Overview

Hi all! This website will compile all resources related to going to college. Find information on different types of college options, where to go to apply for college, how to get $ through FAFSA and scholarships, and more!

About me

My name is Ms. Winterich-Knox (Ms. W-K for short) and I am the college advisor at Walter Williams High School. I graduated from Grimsley High School in Greensboro (class of 2016) and from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2020 with majors in Psychology and Sociology. My job is to be your advocate and resource for getting to college, and navigating any barrier that may come across your path. Email me at emily_winterichknox@abss.k12.nc.us or call me at (336) 438-4000 x39637‬! Also, follow me on Instagram at @whs2college for all the quick updates throughout the year!

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Resources

Outside resources to assist the college application process.

FAFSA Resources - Customer Service

  • Phone Number: (800) 433-3243

  • Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8AM-11PM (ET) | Saturday-Sunday 11AM-5PM (ET)

  • Online Chat Available: https://bit.ly/2Smy8W0

  • Call or contact FAFSA Customer Service if you need help recovering your account information.

RDS Resources

  • Toll-free Student Number: 844.319.3640

  • Local Student Number: 919.835.2290

  • Fax number: 919.835.2427

  • Email: rdsinfo@ncresidency.org

Testing Resources

SAT - go to website for answers about specific questions

ACT - email or call about test questions and/or accomodations