College Resources & News from CFNC
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.
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.
“Where are you going to college?” It’s a common question that teens ask each other as college application or high school graduation seasons roll around. While many high school students are thinking about going away to four-year schools, there’s no one path to pursuing higher education and a career you’ll enjoy.
Working from home is easier to do now than ever before, and an increasing number of industries are accommodating remote work requests from employees of all ages — even high school students! When you’re exploring the options of an entry-level work-from-home job, here are some things to think about and resources to help you.
Consider enrolling in a Career and Technical Education (CTE) program. Not sure what that is or if it’s right for you? Then keep reading!
The senior year of high school gets all the glory. That’s when you apply and get accepted to college, decide what’s next in the journey of life, and toss that graduate cap into the air! But what happens during your junior year makes everything that happens in your senior year possible.
While some colleges had virtual experiences on their website before the pandemic, nearly all of them do today! Start by using the CFNC College Search Tool to create a list of schools you’re interested in attending.
Your senior year in high school is a big year on many levels because you are ending one chapter of your life and starting another. It is also the year where you will spend the most time preparing for college. As there can be a lot of factors involved in that decision, here is a checklist of things to do on the way to applying for college.