Family Resources

Looking for a place to start?
Here are some of our favorite resources. Contact us when you’re ready to learn more.

College Research 

Big Future
College exploration site
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org

College Navigator
College exploration site
https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL)
Consortium of colleges with a student-centered mission
https://ctcl.org

Financial Aid Websites 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Federal financial aid assistance
https://fafsa.ed.gov

CSS Profile
Financial aid application used by many private colleges to determine financial need
https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org

FinAid!
Great resource for EFC calculators and other financial aid resources
http://www.finaid.org

Testing Resources 

SAT
Register for the SAT test or SAT subject tests
https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register

ACT
Register for the ACT
http://www.act.org

SAT Test prep-Khan Academy
Free online SAT test preparation
https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/sat

Fair Test
List of test optional colleges
http://www.fairtest.org
 

Other Sites 

Selective Service Registration
For males over the age of 18 to register for the draft
https://www.sss.gov

North Carolina Residency Determination Service
Apply for your NC Residency number to use on all in-state public universities
https://www.ncresidency.org/

College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC)
College planning resource for North Carolina families
https://www.cfnc.org/index.jsp

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