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Planning for College

Big Future by The College Board - Everything you need to plan for college with interactive tools and guidance every step of the way.

College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) - Helping you plan, apply, and pay for college.  Virtual college tours, free financial aid workshops, and more; information on North Carolina's 529 plan that can help make college more affordable.

Education Connection - With today's myriad of choices, how can a student know which school is right for his or her individual needs? Matching students with accredited online and campus-based schools, Education Connection takes the guesswork out of this important life decision and lets students focus on what will be best for their careers.


Planning for College

YouVisit - Take guided virtual tours of 1000+ colleges and universities throughout the world, and explore their campuses as if you were actually there.

UNC Online - Over 300 online programs of study available; Undergraduate, graduate and certificate online programs;16 universities; Geography is no barrier; Age is no barrier; Online and close to home.  Explore courses, certificates, licensures and degree programs available online from various UNC institutions. You can also find a mentor for specific programs and search for a proctoring location to take a supervised exam.

Princeton Review - is the ultimate resource for college research and admissions advice. With school rankings and profiles, financial aid and scholarship information, insiders' admissions advice, planning tools and more, this unique hub is specifically designed to help students find and get into their best-fit schools. (register for a free account)


Recommended Titles

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Community College Companion - Mark C. Rowh
Call Number: 378.198 R
ISBN: 1593577419
Publication Date: 2010-08-01

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Online Learning - Leslie Bowman
Call Number: 378.1734 B
ISBN: 1607097478
Publication Date: 2010-08-16


Recommended Titles

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College Handbook 2014 - College Board Staff
Call Number: Reference only - call library for availability
ISBN: 1457300184
Publication Date: 2013-06-25

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The Portable Guidance Counselor - Princeton Review Staff
Call Number: 378.161 P
ISBN: 0375429360
Publication Date: 2010-03-02


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