High school seniors are not the only people who should be
thinking about college. Beginning freshman year of high school, there are many
things that students and parents can start working on. From grades, activities,
and courses to college applications and financial aid, we have you covered with
the college planning checklist.
Focus on grades.
A student’s grade point average begins cumulating on day one
of high school. For some kids,
for college is one of the most exciting times in a high school senior’s life.
It’s also one of the most stressful. There’s a lot of thought and preparation
that goes into college. We want to make getting ready for college as simple
and painless as possible for both seniors and their parents. Here are some
college planning tools that can make preparing, saving, and paying for college
easier than ever. What’s more, they’re all free!
Planning for college is all about playing the long game. Many students and parents wait until their senior year of high school to start planning for college. The sad truth is that if you wait until your senior year, you’ve really put yourself in a tough spot. Fear not! Lucky for you, College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) is on the case.
The truth is that it’s actually never too early to start thinking
Sarita Broadway, a CFNC Regional Representative, talks with WRAL about the wide variety of resources that are available at CFNC.org to help North Carolina families as they plan, apply and pay for college.