It helps to know a bit about the state you’re about to call home, and also the culture that will surround you. We’re sharing this feature from Movoto on the key points you need to know before moving to North Carolina.

1. When The ACC Tournament Season Starts, Everything Else Stops

College basketball is a Big Deal here and Tar Heelers take it really, really seriously. Like, so seriously that growing up, it was totally normal for your math teacher to turn the TV on to watch the game and skip the day’s lesson plan altogether.