REAL KIDS TALK ABOUT APPLYING

Planning for college? Use the tools on CFNC.org. These seniors talk about how it helps.

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PICK A SCHOOL, ANY SCHOOL

How will you choose where to go after high school? Find ways to pick the right college or university for you.

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TEST YOURSELF

The SAT and ACT standardized tests are a must if you want to get into college. Find out if you should take one or the other or both.

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Plan for your Future with CFNC

Has anyone ever asked you, “So, what do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s not always an easy question to answer, but CFNC is here to help you. Maybe you’re wondering which career is right for you and the education you’ll need to get there. Maybe you’re unsure about the types of colleges you can choose from and the requirements to be admitted. This site features some quick tips and links to help you get started!

CFNC was created specifically to help you plan and prepare for college and your career. We’ll help to answer your questions about the future and navigate the whole process of getting into college. From choosing your classes in high school all the way down to picking which schools to research, we’re with you every step of the way. So keep thinking about your future and keep researching, we want to help you to be a success in school and in life.

 

What’s Your Extracurricular Game Plan?

Extracurricular activities are a great way to get the most out of your high school experience! High schools typically offer a variety of extracurricular activities—ranging from sports to music to volunteer clubs. They provide a fun outlet for learning new things and releasing some energy after a long day of learning.

Joining a club, team, or organization also has many long-term benefits. They teach you to interact with others and become comfortable working in a group situation.

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How Different High School Classes Impact Your College Application

When you’re considering what high school classes will serve you best, you have two options: You can seek to simply fulfill the graduation requirements, or you can go above and beyond to choose classes which might be a little more difficult, but are certainly a lot more rewarding. In terms of making yourself a competitive college applicant, one of these options is far superior. Colleges look for applicants who will go the extra mile in their studies,

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