Family Resources

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Here are some of our favorite resources. Contact us when you’re ready to learn more.

College Research

Big Future
College exploration site

College Navigator
College exploration site

Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL)
Consortium of colleges with a student-centered mission

Financial Aid Websites

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Federal financial aid assistance

CSS Profile
Financial aid application used by many private colleges to determine financial need

Great resource for EFC calculators and other financial aid resources

Testing Resources

Register for the SAT test or SAT subject tests

Register for the ACT

SAT Test prep-Khan Academy
Free online SAT test preparation

Fair Test
List of test optional colleges

Other Sites

Selective Service Registration
For males over the age of 18 to register for the draft

North Carolina Residency Determination Service
Apply for your NC Residency number to use on all in-state public universities

College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC)
College planning resource for North Carolina families