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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The Application Hub is part of CFNC.org. Watch how easy it makes planning your college applications.

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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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At College Foundation Inc., we strive to keep our employees and organization safe. Due to COVID-19, we have transitioned to remote working. We understand that this is an unsettling time. We still want to be a resource to North Carolinians for all questions about education, so our call centers are still operating! Call us at 866-866-2362 Mon-Thurs from 8am-6pm or Friday from 8am-5pm for any questions regarding saving, planning, applying, and paying for college!

If you have been affected in any way by the coronavirus outbreak there are options available to help with your loans. You may qualify for a deferment based on your circumstances, such as unemployment or economic hardship. You may also request a 3-month forbearance on your loans. The President has mentioned relief options for federally owned student loans over last several weeks. Loans held or serviced by College Foundation, Inc. are not federally owned. The options available for your loans with CFI are mentioned above. If this should change, we will keep you updated here. Our call center counselors are trained to help you understand the options available.

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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.

 

How to Research Colleges: Finding the Right Educational Fit

You’ve worked hard for your success, and now you’re ready to take on college. Trying to balance your interests and school requirements can make your head spin, but we’re here to help you narrow it down. The perfect school is one that offers programs that fit your interests and works with your budget.

Factors to Consider

Before you start scheduling on-campus visits or filling out applications, you may want to ask yourself some questions about what you want in a school and your future.

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Virtual College Planning: 4 Steps for Success

We’re all doing our part to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Your
parents may be working remotely, and you have been e-learning at the kitchen
table. It’s the new normal. Like most high school students, you’re used to
staying busy with classes, homework, sports, clubs, friends, and a part-time
job. Now you’re at home, learning in a whole new way.

Experts believe varying levels of social distance guidelines will be needed for the foreseeable future and possibly longer.

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