You’ve worked hard for your success, and now you’re ready to take on college. Trying to balance your interests and school requirements can make your head spin, but we’re here to help you narrow it down. The perfect school is one that offers programs that fit your interests and works with your budget.
Factors to Consider
Before you start scheduling on-campus visits or filling out applications, you may want to ask yourself some questions about what you want in a school and your future.
Students in high school may not be thinking about writing their
first resume right now. It can seem like a very overwhelming task. But don’t
worry, you probably have more experience than you think, and this resume guide
will help you craft a quality resume you’ll be proud of.
Why Do You Need a Resume in High School?
More good news — your resume doesn’t need to be more than one page long,
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!
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is an important law that was created by Congress and signed into law in 1974, to protect the privacy of students and their parents. FERPA applies to any public or private school that receives federal funding. The Act spells out the rights of students and the responsibilities of educational institutions when sharing and maintaining education records.
What Are Your Rights Under FERPA?
FERPA governs the way educational records are shared,
It’s never too early to begin thinking about college. This scholarship aims to start students on the path to higher education at a younger age. The Victor E. Bell Scholarship is a North Carolina scholarship offered through College Foundation, Inc. (CFI) with the goal of supporting high-potential North Carolina students from limited financial backgrounds. Named for the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees for CFI, the scholarship is awarded annually to ten different seventh-grade students across North Carolina.