College Application Resources

  • The college application process can be exciting but also overwhelming.  We are here to help!!  Listed below are a number of resources you may use when completing applications, writing essays, requesting recommendations and completing various other steps towards admission to the college/university of your choice.

     

    FAFSA Resources:

    Estudiantes y padres: Hagan clic aquí y aquí para obtener información y ayuda con la FAFSA. Click here and here for the information in English.

    College y Consejos
     is offering free, virtual FAFSA assistance to any Latinx student in NC. Details are as follows:
    • Appointments available at bit.ly/cycFAFSA
    • Appointments are available Sundays-Thursdays, 2/21-3/7.
    • Evening and Sunday appointments can be in Spanish or English.
    • Weekday appointments are in English only.
    • Appointments are available for students, parents/caregivers, and counselors.
    • Students do not have to be associated with our organization to get help.
    • Counselors who may be working with a student in person or via Zoom, or counselors who have questions about FAFSA completion with immigrant families, can sign up for appointments. 
     
     
     

    College Admissions Resources/Organizations

     

    National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
    This organization provides detailed information regarding the college admissions process.  It includes guides for student/parents in regards to applying for and paying for college.  Visit the NACAC Website for more information.
     
     
     
     
    Tips for Approaching the College Admissions Essay
     

    Common App Ready - Follow THIS LINK for tips from the Common App about how to best tell your story.