college planning

College Preparation Step-by-Step Guide

A diverse group of students on a college campus.

For many high school students, and some parents, college
preparation can feel overwhelming. There is often so much to do that you don’t
even know where to begin.

Lucky for you, CFNC is in your corner to help you plan, apply, and pay for college. Here’s your guide detailing everything you need to know about how to prepare for college from the high school halls to college campuses.

Start Prepping for College Early

This is a point that cannot be stressed enough.

What Can a Freshman Do Now to Help their College Opportunities?

high school freshmen

Now that you have transitioned from middle school into high school, it is a good time to begin thinking about your plans for after high school graduation. While graduation is still far away, there are many ways that you can begin preparing yourself for the next step and start putting college in your future.

Explore majors and programs

In college, there are a lot of different areas of study and education tracks that you can choose to take.