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How to Prepare For a College Fair

A college fair is an event where college admission representatives gather to talk with potential future students. The representatives can provide information on their school and answer any questions you may have. Attending college fairs can be an incredibly helpful stepping stone for students who are working towards the goal of higher education. At these events, you should come prepared to make the most of it.

Dress with Confidence

The first step to success is to feel confident in yourself.

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Meet Your Reps: Laura Misner

Laura Misner

Laura Misner is serious when it comes to helping students and families take the necessary steps to make the most of their future. As a seasoned regional representative for College Foundation of North Carolina, Laura has guided many Western North Carolinians on the path towards success.

Laura graduated with a degree in special education from Appalachian State University, in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains. After completing her undergraduate degree and cheering on her Mountaineers for four years,

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Free College Application Week Success

Free College Application Week Success

During NC College Application Week, students took advantage of waived application fees offered by several colleges across North Carolina. Application fees can run anywhere from $35 to $85, which is why the week is appealing to so many students. The week allowed students to take matters into their own hands when applying to college.

The week was apart of NC College Application Month, an annual event to guide high school seniors through three important college enrollment steps: Residency,

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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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Meet Your Reps: Takeila Hall

questions about college

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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