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

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The Application Hub is part of CFNC.org. 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.

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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.

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You Don’t Need to Cheat Your Way to College: 5 Ways to Level the Playing Field

The country is reeling after revelations of people using wealth and privilege to take advantage of the college admissions process. Colleges and universities have long been thought to be one of the last bastions of the American meritocracy. The college cheating scandal has led some prospective students to become discouraged about their own prospects for higher education.

Parents and students are mistakenly believing that their hard work and character isn’t as important as it once was when it comes to attending the college of their choice.

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NC Promise Tuition Plan Provides North Carolinians Greater Access to Higher Education

For many students, pursuing higher education is a life-long dream. The newly-launched NC Promise is a wonderful resource tool for students to utilize on their path to a college education. NC Promise provides students with greater access to top-notch North Carolina colleges and can help students down the path to success.

What is NC Promise?

NC Promise, launched fall of 2018, is a tuition plan designed to increase educational access,

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Why It Pays To Attend FAFSA Day

The entire process of applying for college can be overwhelming. There are so many decisions to make, deadlines to meet and dozens of forms to fill out. Applying for financial aid can feel particularly challenging. We at the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) know how difficult it can be, that’s why we’re calling in the experts to help you along the way.

 

Who Needs FAFSA?

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What To Do If You Miss Your School’s Financial Aid Deadline

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a crucial step in getting funds to help pay for college. However, in order to get access to the more than $120 billion in federal and state student aid available each year, you have to meet the deadlines. Unfortunately, sometimes life gets in the way, and you may discover that a deadline has passed you by. Luckily, all is not lost – there may still be a chance for you to get the financial aid you need.

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