An ever-growing list of resources for our students and parents!

NEW:  Parent Plans from College Board. This area of the Big Future section of the College Board website is especially for parents! Be sure to check it out if you are a parent of a high school student (9th – 12th)!

Important Dates! All Admission Deadlines for NC Colleges (by CFNC/Aug. 2019)

University HQ: How to Become… CLEP Exams
College Scholarship
Charles Ullman & Associates Scholarship
Online Degrees in NC The Best Schools
2019 Warren Co Cattleman’s Association Scholarship Program Application Beyond Student Loans: Real Alternatives To Help You Pay For College
What is a Title IV Institution and How Does It Relate to Financial Aid? Younce, Vtipil & Baznik, P.A. 2019 Scholarship Contest
NC Residency Determination Service College Foundation of North Carolina
North Carolina Teacher Colleges and Degrees Online Guide 50 Most Affordable Online Colleges
Financial Aid for Online Colleges
NSHSS: Legit or a Scam? Top Six Ways to Reduce What You Owe
FAFSA –  First Step in Getting Financial Aid What Exactly is the SAT?
Reality Check – Online Tool by CFNC What to Do if You Are Wait-listed
Teacher Recommendation Cheatsheet No Slacking Off Your Senior Year!
PDF file with all NC college application deadlines FAFSA Worksheet – get some practice
Career OneStop 5 Strategies for Paying for College
What Can I Do With This Major? 60 of the Weirdest College Scholarships
Quick Guide to College Degree Options Zinch Prep: College Admissions – Behind the Scenes
Financial Aid Advice Videos from The College Group Earn College Credit with CLEP Exams
Improve High School Study Skills What is the PSAT?
Student Action Plans Community College Info
College Preparation Checklists for Students & Parents College Foundation of NC (CFNC) Planning Your Future Roadmap to College
Cappex: Junior Year Calendar National Societies & Who’s Who – Scams or Needed?
Resources for Students from The Student Loan Report website Financial Aid Timeline (from
Choosing a College Major (online quiz)
Applying 101 (College Applications)
Choosing the Right College for YOU
Electives Advice Common Application – website
Common Application – Guide (PowerPoint)
College Prep Resources from Maryville University Military Options: Tuition Assistance
CollegeData – Your Online College Advisor College Counseling Videos
Exploring Careers (CFNC) Resume Writing 101
High School Resume Tips College Cost Calculator
Sample High School Resume Questions for College Admissions Officers
You Got Deferred. Now What? How Important is Visiting a College Campus?
Accepted to Multiple Colleges? How to Choose One CAPPEX: College Searches Made Simple
Winning College Essay Tips: The $500 Mistake STEM: Good Jobs Now & for the Future
List of Christian Colleges by State Distance Learning as an Option?
College Planning for Students with Learning Disabilities National Association for College Admissions Counseling
Choosing a Roommate US Colleges – Types of Application Deadlines
Big Future (new section of College Board website) Pay for College
SAT Prep/College Planning Class
Below are some of the assignments and websites used in this class.
Feel free to explore them on your own!
How to Address College Admissions in an Email College Board:
Email Writing Tips College Foundation of NC:
Different Ways to Close an Email MonsterCollege™
Email Etiquette (How to Write Your Professor!) College Search & Comparison
100 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers Exploring CFNC’s College Fair: Class Assignment
O*Net Online: Career Exploration CFNC: Finding Campus Movies
Insider’s Guide to College Admissions (23:21) Surfing College Websites
Make Sure Your College Tuition Pays You Back Why Study Abroad?
Exploring Careers – (CFNC) Learning Styles Inventory (NCSU)
8 Things I Wish I Knew Before College (6:08) Learning Styles Homework Tips
Project: Your Social Security Card Time Management Exercise
Can FaceBook Hurt Your Chances of Getting Into College? Find Your Time Management Style
Grammar Review
Common Errors in English
Grammar & Punctuation Glossary
ENG 111 & Procrastination – a Blog
7 College Essay Topics to Avoid (1:58) Stress Management: Tranquility Imagery
College Essay Tips Handy Reference of Bible Verses
How to Write the Foolproof College Application Essay (1:58) Stress Management – How Can Your Faith Help?
  How to Study in College
Pay for College (Big Future) Assignment: Paying for College Questions
PayScale’s College Salary Report Admission Tests Myths
Why Study Abroad? SAT Info – Test Dates, Costs, Practice, Etc.
10 Ways to Learn About Colleges Online SAT – Critical Reading Practice
College Portraits (find your college) SAT – Math Practice
Tips for Incoming Freshmen (Video) SAT – Writing Practice
Choosing Classes Your Freshman Year SAT – Essay Writing Practice
Scheduling College Classes SAT Essay Formats & Examples
Articulation Agreements Between Community Colleges and UNC Colleges

CEEB: 341-764

College Prep Materials Available in our Library and/or Counselor’s Office

  1. The Princeton Review: Complete Book of Colleges
  2. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: a Kaplan SAT Score-Raising Classic
  3. Inside the SAT: 10 Strategies to Help You Score Higher
  4. Rock the SAT: Trick Your Brain into Learning the New Vocab While Listening to Slamming Music!
  5. SAT Score-Raising Math Dictionary
  6. PSAT – In a Flash
  7. Idiot’s Guide to Financial Aid
  8. The Scholarship Book, 4th ed. (400 pages of scholarships)
  9. Get It Together for College (includes junior-senior planning calendar)
  10. Getting Financial Aid – CollegeBoard
  11. Scholarship Book – CollegeBoard
  12. College Majors Handbook: Actual Jobs, Earnings, and Trends for Graduates of 60 College Majors
  13. Grade 9 Student Workbook: It’s Up to Me! – CollegeBoard
  14. Grade 10 Student Workbook: I’m on My Way – CollegeBoard
  15. Grade 11 Student Workbook: It’s My Choice – CollegeBoard
  16. Grade 12 Student Workbook: My Next Steps – CollegeBoard

The 17 Campuses of the University of North Carolina
Appalachian State University
East Carolina University
Elizabeth City State University
Fayetteville State University
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
North Carolina Central University
North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
North Carolina State University
UNC School of the Arts
University of North Carolina at Asheville
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Western Carolina University
Winston-Salem State University

Links to all 17 schools listed above