In North Carolina, students are considered career and college ready when they have the knowledge and academic preparation needed to enroll and succeed, without the need for remediation, in introductory college credit-bearing courses in English Language Arts and Mathematics within an associate or baccalaureate degree program. These same attributes and levels of achievement are needed for entry into and success in postsecondary workforce education, the military or directly into a job that offers gainful employment and career advancement.
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 is a partnership of Pathways, the N.C. State Education Assistance Authority, and College Foundation, Inc.
BigFuture™ by the College Board® provides students with awareness of college and careers. Tips on designing your resumé are provided, along with information about majors that support your career dreams. This site is designed to help middle and high school students as they plan for life after high school. Get started by taking a survey about your your interests and goals!
Official SAT Practice Are your preparing for the SAT? The College Board® and Khan Academy have announced a new resource to support students. Download a full-length SAT practice test, view videos to see how to work through SAT questions, and get instant feedback!
Middle College High School (MCHS) - Did you know that your child can receive college credit while in High School by attending Middle College at Durham Technical Community College? Students apply to be part of the MCHS community where they take both community college and honors level high school courses.