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-7pm 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.

 

What to Wear to a College Visit: Look & Feel Your Best

Going on college tours is one of the most fun parts of applying for school. After exhaustive research into your favorite schools, it’s time to get hands-on and meet them in person. A campus tour tells you a lot about the kind of school you’re attending. It lets you get a candid glimpse of student life. You’re also finally getting the chance to see the campus in all its glory.

Of course,

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College Planning Checklist for Students and Parents

High school seniors are not the only people who should be
thinking about college. Beginning freshman year of high school, there are many
things that students and parents can start working on. From grades, activities,
and courses to college applications and financial aid, we have you covered with
the college planning checklist.

Freshman Year

Focus on grades.

A student’s grade point average begins cumulating on day one
of high school. For some kids,

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