College & Career Counseling
CACRAO Virtual College FairWe are pleased to announce that the CACRAO (Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers) is partnering with StriveScan for Spring 2021 Virtual College Fairs. Student registration will launch in mid-March (more details to come), but we wanted to go ahead and send you this SAVE THE DATE for three upcoming events. We are adopting StriveScan’s 6x6 Virtual College Fair format for these events, which allows your students to hear from a wide range of institutions in a lively and safe environment.March 25, 2021 (5:00 PM–7:45 PM): Virtual College Fair for all NC/SC HIGH SCHOOL StudentsApril 19, 2021 (5:00 PM–7:45 PM): Virtual College Fair for all NC/SC HIGH SCHOOL Students
College Counseling Resources
- Questions about colleges?? Take the College Quiz and find out which college is right for you!! Visit: http://www.forbes.com/top-college-quiz/.
- Choosing the college that is a good fit can be difficult. The key to finding the right fit is to decide what you want out of a college experience, do your research, and then apply to a reasonable number of schools. Here is a helpful document on finding the right college: http://www.cfnc.org/static/pdf/home/sc/pdf/choosing_college.pdf
- Here is a great checklist to help you prepare for college! http://www.cfnc.org/static/pdf/home/sc/pdf/Checklist_for_College.pdf
- Looking for tips for writing your admission essay? Follow this link: http://www.cfnc.org/static/pdf/home/sc/pdf/Writing_Your_Admissions_Essay.pdf
- Wondering what all of the college acronyms mean? Visit: http://www.cfnc.org/static/pdf/home/sc/pdf/CollegePlanAcronymDir.pdf for descriptions.
- Here is a helpful handout from CFNC about "Going to College without Going Broke" Financial Aid Workshop Handout.pdf
- College Board: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/
- CFNC: https://www1.cfnc.org/Plan/For_College/Plan_for_College.aspx
- Information about NC Online College Options