How Different High School Classes Impact Your College Application

High School Classes

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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College Foundation of North Carolina Announces Winners of #CollegeBound Drawing

Six North Carolina Students Win $500 to Put Toward College Expenses

May 2017 (Raleigh, N.C.) – College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) was proud to sponsor the #CollegeBound Drawing on the CFNC Facebook page during the month of April. Six lucky high school seniors from North Carolina were drawn from the pool of entrants and each received $500 to put toward their higher education.

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Summer Activities for NC Youth

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Beat the summer boredom blues! Summer is coming, and with it come numerous opportunities for high school students to take part in fun activities and learn about their interests. College Foundation of North Carolina has tons of information on how you can keep the summer boredom at bay and get ready for higher education. To search through a database of summer camps and resources, visit the CFNC site.


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Find Activities to Help Beat Summer Boredom

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Don’t let summer boredom ruin the time off from school for your kids! There are plenty of summer camp options for kids in North Carolina, no matter what their interests are. Use the College Foundation of North Carolina website to find the best summer camp options for you and your kids, and keep them learning outside of the classroom!

Timeka Ruffin spoke with a reporter at WBTV in Charlotte.

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Should You Take AP Classes?

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As a high school student, it’s time to start thinking about what will come after graduation so that you can begin preparing for your higher education. As you plan your courses,  you might want to consider taking Advanced Placement (AP) courses.

What is an AP Class? 

AP classes are courses created by College Board and taught by high school teachers during the school day.  They are taught at a college level in terms of difficulty,

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Search Away to Beat Summer Boredom, Carolina Parents

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As a parent, you have no doubt wondered how you will find exciting, productive ways for children of all ages to use their time during the summer months. Enter the College Foundation of North Carolina’s searchable database of college preparation opportunities. This online tools helps parents find out what’s happening on college campuses across the state. Search by grade level, campus or interest!

Read the complete The Charlotte Observer story.

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