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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Get Help With the FAFSA throughout November

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If you are planning to attend college for the 2018-2019 school year and have yet to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), now is the time to do so. The FAFSA must be completed every year by all who wish to seek financial aid for post secondary education.

State Employees’ Credit Union is offering free FAFSA assistance to all members thought the month of November. Branches across North Carolina will be available to help parents and students submit the application electronically and answer any questions regarding financial aid eligibility.

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Meet Your Reps: Takeila Hall

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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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