How to prepare for high school

1) College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC.org) has a great website with Planning tools.  At the website below, there are some great topics to read including “How to Write a Research Paper”, “How to become an Effective Speaker” and much, much more.  Click here: https://www1.cfnc.org/Plan/For_High_School/Succeeding_in_High_School/_default.aspx

2) UPDATED 2015 WHAT ADVICE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS OFFICIALS HAVE FOR HIGH SCHOOL PLANNING: updated 2015 College advice

3) Our December 2015 College Underclassman Planning meeting; Power Point here: Cornerstone Underclassman College Planning Meeting

4) A great website for college planning is called BigFuture, a College Board publication. Check out their website HERE

5) An example of a student data sheet.  A data sheet is a good thing to start NOW in 9th grade when you can still remember everything that you have accomplished: Click HERE: Student data sheet

6) If you want to compare UNC system colleges/universities, there is a great tool called the UNC Data Dashboard. You can compare colleges by enrollment, diversity, student success, research and development, and degrees just to name a few. Go to this address: http://northcarolina.edu/content/unc-data-dashboard. Another good website to compare the North Carolina Independent colleges/universities (also referred to as Private colleges) is this website: http://www.ncicu.org/

7) March College Admissions Panel recap:  We had several local college admissions representatives here at Cornerstone on Wed., March 23rd.  Here’s a recap of what they told parents and students: March 2016 college admissions officials panel

Suggested questions to ask on a college visit: Suggested questions to ask on a college visit

Good skills for college students:

Good skills for college students