Are You Ready to Take the ACT?

Need Help With ACT Preparation?

The ACT is a standardized college readiness assessment that uses multiple choice questions to measure high school students’ proficiency in English, math, reading and science. The test also contains an optional writing section.  The ACT is one of two standardized tests that students usually take as they plan for college, the other being the SAT. In fact, all North Carolina juniors are required to take the ACT with very few exceptions. The results of the ACT are used by college and university undergraduate programs to determine if the student is a good fit for their institution.

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Meet Your Reps: Amy Denton

Why college is important, Ask your rep: Amy Denton

Our regional representatives are the heart and soul of College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC). Without them, we wouldn’t be able to reach North Carolina students through in-person Q & A sessions, seminars and conventions. Knowing this, we have begun a series to introduce you to all of the regional representatives. This week, meet Amy Denton: she represents CFNC in the 252 area code, which includes the areas from Rocky Mount to the Outer Banks,

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CFNC Provides Searchable Database of N.C. Educational Summer Camps

Summer Camps for NC Kids

Summer camps for NC kids are a great way to help them appreciate the excitement of learning. In fact, there are many opportunities throughout North Carolina to gain exposure to higher education facilities and to learn about topics of interest. Of course, finding these summer camps for NC kids can be a challenge. That’s why College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) has designed a searchable database of NC educational summer camps.

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How To Begin Planning for College


As you enter the latter part of high school, you sense that change is in the air. You’ll be exploring what your future holds and this can be exciting and intimidating: After all, this time is wrought with questions, some of which you still can’t answer for yourself! What do you want to do? Will you get accepted to your first-choice college? How will you afford the cost? Do you even know how to do your own laundry?

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CLEP Testing for College Credit


Picture this: It’s your first day of college, and you’re so excited to find your dorm room, meet your roommate and find out where your classes are. You’re thrilled to be learning new things and marching on towards your degree. But you’re especially excited that you got to save time and money by testing out of the courses you’ve already mastered. If you feel ready for the challenge of more advanced courses,

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What Does the Internship Application Process Look Like?


Albert Einstein once said, “The only source of knowledge is experience.” This statement directly reflects the worth of an internship. It’s never too early to commence exploration of your passion and talents — and gain valuable insight in fields of interest. Listed below are advantages, resources and tips on how to plan for the internship process.


A Test Drive…For a Career

Obtaining an internship will give you invaluable knowledge of the workload,

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