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3 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Planning for College

3 biggest mistakes people make when planning for college

You’ve heard before that it’s okay to make mistakes, especially if you learn from them. That’s true, but obviously, it’s even better to learn from other people’s mistakes — and avoid setbacks entirely. That’s why we asked for some thoughts on the three biggest mistakes people make when planning for college from a few of CFNC’s regional representatives — Amy Denton, Takeila Hall,

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Meet Your Reps: Takeila Hall

questions about college

Takeila Hall knows about money for college – how to save it, how to budget it, how to get it, and how to pay it back. That’s because Takeila is the 336-area code Regional Representative for the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC), and part of her role is to help North Carolina families understand the options that they have in terms of paying for college. She spends her days talking to students and families at schools,

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Meet Your Reps: April Query

Meet Your Reps: April Query

Our regional representatives make up the friendly face of the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC).  They connect with North Carolina students through in-person Q & A sessions, seminars and conventions. Each of the seven focuses on a different region of the state. For those who are in the 910-area code in southeastern North Carolina, including the cities of Fayetteville and Wilmington, you may have met Dr. April Query.

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Check Out Our Admissions Requirements Page!

Prepare for the College Application Process

Are you ready to start applying to colleges? Do you know what it takes to be considered for admission at your favorite schools? Before applying to a school, it’s important to have an idea of what they are looking for in their applicants. Bookmark CFNC’s Admissions Requirements Page to help you plan and prepare for the college application process.

High School Juniors and Below, Why Do You Need to Know?

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Are You Ready to Take the ACT?

Need Help With ACT Preparation?

The ACT is a standardized college readiness assessment that uses multiple choice questions to measure high school students’ proficiency in English, math, reading and science. The test also contains an optional writing section.  The ACT is one of two standardized tests that students usually take as they plan for college, the other being the SAT. In fact, all North Carolina juniors are required to take the ACT with very few exceptions. The results of the ACT are used by college and university undergraduate programs to determine if the student is a good fit for their institution.

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Meet Your Reps: Amy Denton

Why college is important, Ask your rep: Amy Denton

Our regional representatives are the heart and soul of College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC). Without them, we wouldn’t be able to reach North Carolina students through in-person Q & A sessions, seminars and conventions. Knowing this, we have begun a series to introduce you to all of the regional representatives. This week, meet Amy Denton: she represents CFNC in the 252 area code, which includes the areas from Rocky Mount to the Outer Banks,

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