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A Planning List for Ninth and 10th Graders

College Planning: How to Get Started

College Board
Provides factual information for more than 3500 schools through its Big Future portal. You’ll find a broad range of information from the most popular majors to AP credit and placement policy.  You’ll also find a “What Important” tab for each institution along with wait list statistics.

College Foundation of North Carolina Resources:  CFNC
College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) is a free service of the State of North Carolina that helps students plan, apply, and pay for college. CFNC.org offers help with career and college planning for all age groups – from elementary school students to adults. Here you can investigate future careers, open a college savings account, plan courses that lead to college, explore college choices, figure out how to pay for your education, and (most importantly) complete college applications online.

ACT
This site will help students register for the ACT, view test dates, access the latest news about the ACT, including registration reminders and other helpful information to prepare students for college and career success. Click here for ACT & SAT Exam Prep.

SAT
This site will help students prepare for, register and access SAT test scores. Students can prepare with a free sample SAT test and online study guides, register for upcoming tests and view test dates along with test day checklists. Click here for ACT & SAT Exam Prep.

College Navigator
College Navigator is a free consumer information resource provided by the U.S. Department of Education.  You can easily find and explore schools based on search criteria such as: academic major, location, size, varsity athletic programs, tuition, and entrance exam scores. The site’s design looks dated but contains a treasure trove of information.

U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges
Beyond its annual rankings, the site offers a myriad of college data and guidance. In addition to ranking national universities and liberal arts colleges, you’ll find an assortment of interesting lists including: A+ Options for B Students, Learning Communities, Up-and-Coming Colleges, Internships-Co-ops, Study Abroad, Best Undergrad Teaching and Writing Programs.