College Resources & News from CFNC
Let us help ease any anxiety you may have around the question, “What college should I go to?” This step-by-step guide is packed with tips, tools, and resources to get you started on this exciting process to find the right college for you!
While teachers, coaches, and parents can help when times get tough, don’t forget about your high school counselor. You may be asking yourself, “What do high school counselors do?” The short answer is — a lot!
Community service not only improves your corner of the world and you as a person, but it also improves your chances of getting into college too! Most colleges do not require applicants to do community service but consider it highly valuable to your application, as it shows you have high character.
You celebrated your high school graduation with your friends and classmates, and now it’s time to prepare to move on to college. Some of those friends might be coming with you, or you might be going off on your own.
As a freshman, you’ll meet new people, be exposed to different ideas, and discover which areas of study interest you most. But if you plan to survive (and, hopefully, thrive) once you get on campus, you’ll want to master some basic college skills first.
In eighth grade, college may still feel like a distant dream. But in a few years, you will meet the moment you’ve been waiting for: the first day of college! It’s a great time to do some basic preparation for your future.
College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) provides tons of information developed specifically for career exploration for students. The career planning page on the CFNC website makes it easy and fun to examine your interests in order to find a career path that’s right for you.
Figuring out how to pay for college can be overwhelming, especially because there are so many college funding sources available. From federal and private loans to different types of savings accounts and investments, it can be difficult to know which option is best.
College is a great, and sometimes vital, asset to pursuing a variety of careers, and now is a good time to start the search. But knowing where to start can be daunting. Fortunately, College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) has tools and resources to help you find out what every 10th grader should know to prepare for college.
If you decide to tackle the SAT, how do you set yourself up for success? This SAT study guide will help you prepare for college admission testing and determine how you need to study to meet your goals.