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New N.C. State Program Pays Tuition For Low-Income Students

Posted April 28, 2006 3:39 a.m. EDT

— A "Pack Promise" will give hundreds of N.C. State students a free college education.

The university announced the new financial-aid program for students from low-income families on Friday. The university plans to help as many as 400 freshmen a year. The program pays for college and gives the students extra support to help them succeed.