According to the to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than three million students graduate high school annually, and over 65% of them go on to pursue a college degree. If you’re one of those students who will be moving out of your parents’ house for the first time, you might feel a bit overwhelmed […]
If you’re longing for the comforts of Southern hospitality mixed with one of the fastest-growing job markets in the country, look no further than Raleigh. But the job market isn’t the only thing that’s hot in North Carolina’s state capital – you’ve also got top-notch universities, an incredible food scene that’s home to America’s Best Chef (James Beard Award Winner Ashley Christensen), charming neighborhoods, and ACC basketball.
Known as the “City of Oaks” for its abundant oak trees, Raleigh, NC forms one point of the famous Research Triangle with neighboring cities Durham and Chapel Hill. There are tons of things to see and do in the city, whether it’s studying at the state-of-the-art facilities at North Carolina State University, hiking in William B. Umstead State Park, or grabbing a pint at one of the city’s many breweries. And if you decide you want a break from the city, you’re just a few hours away from the beaches of Wilmington, the Outer Banks, and the mountains in Asheville. Get ready to join the incredibly friendly people who call Raleigh home!