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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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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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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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Apply Now for Financial Aid For College

Financial Aid Awareness Week

As you begin to plan for college, one of the questions that you’ll ponder is how to pay for college: Tuition, room, board and other expenses add up. For many families, financial aid will be part of the equation, but receiving an award package only happens if you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Completion of this document is a critical step as families evaluate options for paying for college, 

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Financial Aid Awareness Week

Financial Aid Awareness Week

As students and families plan for college, the question of how they will pay for college is typically part of the discussion. Financial aid is part of the equation for many families. To help raise awareness about financial aid options, Governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina declared February 19 – 25 “Financial Aid Awareness Week.”

 

As you and your family continue to plan for college, be sure to learn about the FAFSA and the importance of applying for financial aid.

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