Real Kids Talk About Applying

Time to apply for college? These seniors talk about how helped them every step of the way.

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The Application Hub is part of Take a peek at how easy it can make applying for college.

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What is the CFNC Application Hub?
It Makes Applying to NC Colleges & Universities and
Requesting Transcripts Easier.


The keys to successful college applications? Preparation and planning

You’ll find a wide range of college application policies and admission competitiveness. This variety means that there is a college out there that’s right for you—you’ll just need to find the best match and take the right steps to apply. Use these keys:

Preparation – preparing academically is the most important thing you can do to widen your college options and to help you succeed once you get there.

Planning – you’ll need to choose where to apply, understand their admission requirements, and stay on top of the deadlines for each college.

It’s more important than ever before to begin planning and preparing for college early, both financially and academically. The sooner you begin, the more tools you will have at your fingertips when it is time to enroll in the college of your choice.


College Search Tool Brings Higher Education Into Focus


When it comes to making decisions about your future education, there are so many options out there it can become overwhelming. The College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) has built a tool to help you wade through your higher education choices — and doing so can be as simple as figuring out a few things about yourself, and logging on to

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What Can the CFNC Application Hub Do for You?

Have you heard of the CFNCApplication Hub? It’s a great resource for managing your online college applications and electronic high school transcripts. Why? It:

  • Allows you to view all your CFNC application and transcript activity in a single place;
  • Lets you electronically send your transcripts to all NC colleges (for free) and view a copy of the electronic transcripts you’ve sent;
  • Allows you to work on your applications a bit at a time with easy save and resume features;

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Top 3 Questions Parents Ask About Applying for College

When it comes to applying for college, students aren’t the only ones with questions about applying to college; there are plenty of concerns and confusion among parents as well. Never fear! College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) has numerous resources to guide and support parents. In fact, we have an entire section of our website devoted to parents, with links to useful tools that will allow you to help your child plan,

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Set Yourself Up for a Breezy Fall Semester


Leaves will soon begin their transition from shades of green to vibrant red and orange, just as your college “to-dos” climb the ladder on your priority list. The fall of your senior year will be slam-packed with making final campus visits, completing NC’s new residency process, submitting your FAFSA, and finishing applications for admission. You’ve come so far, and now it’s time to prepare yourself for a smooth and productive semester.

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