CFNC Wins Coveted Telly Award

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38th Annual Telly Awards Honor North Carolina Service That Promotes Higher Education

College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC), a free service helping North Carolinians plan, apply, and pay for college, was  named a winner in the 38th annual Telly Awards for its breakthrough marketing campaign, “Time to Apply for College and Financial Aid?”  Telly Awards honor the best in TV and cable, digital and streaming,

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North Carolina Career and College Promise

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Just as you can’t know what skydiving is like before you try it, it’s difficult to fully understand the demands of college without having experienced them. Advanced high school classes, like AP and baccalaureate courses, can help you prepare for the rigor of college-level work, yet it can still be hard to envision how your environment will change when you leave home for the start of your first semester.

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Roommate Realities

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Freshman year of college is an exciting transition period. Many people are getting used to living away from home for the first time, taking harder classes and having a roommate. Especially if you’ve never shared a room before, transitioning into living with a roommate can be tricky. We’ve all heard horror stories of roommates who don’t get along, but with these five tips, you are sure to have a great roommate experience!

Start Communicating Early

As soon as you get your roommate assignment,

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