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Many North Carolina Colleges and Universities will Waive Application Fees Oct. 15 – 19
RALEIGH, N.C. (October 2018) – Students can save on college application costs by applying during College Application Week from Oct. 15 – 19. During this week, many North Carolina colleges and universities waive application fees. College Application Week is a part of College Foundation of North Carolina’s (CFNC) annual college-access event,
The road to higher education can look different for each student. There are many factors to consider when deciding between a two-year and a four-year college. You’ll need to consider what type of degree will serve you best, which school suits your lifestyle and how you plan to pay for your education. There is no one right path — there are advantages and disadvantages to both types of schools.
Consider Your Career
Through attending a two-year school,
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,
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,
As you begin planning for college, you’re certain to evaluate how you’ll pay for college. For most families, part of this equation is financial aid. In order for students to be awarded financial aid, they must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). As Carolina Parent stated, “Applying for financial aid helps students venture to schools of their dreams they may not have been able to afford without such assistance.”
Colleges and universities are not one-size-fits-all, and you’ll want to determine the ones that most closely match your educational goals before applying. As you look ahead to college, there are many schools in North Carolina with a wide range of programs and costs.
Read on to learn which options could be the best choice for you! Here’s an overview of the types of institutions in North Carolina, and there’s even more detail available on each school on the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) website.