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Links

College Application Portals
College Foundation of North Carolina

Use this link to apply to NC Schools, send high school transcripts and track applications.

https://www1.cfnc.org/Apply/To_College/_default.aspx

Common Application
https://www.commonapp.org/Login

Residency Determination Website
Residency Determination Service
https://ncresidency.cfnc.org/residencyInfo/

College Search and Information
College Board Big Future

What will it take to be admitted to the college you love?  Use this link to research the admitted student profiles for your colleges of interest!

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search

Financial Aid and Scholarship Info
Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Use this link to complete the FAFSA, otherwise known as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. College bound seniors can begin submitting the FAFSA on January 1 of their senior year and should submit as early as possible, as aid is sometimes allocated on a first-come, first served basis. 

https://fafsa.ed.gov/

College Foundation of North Carolina scholarship and grant info
https://www.cfnc.org/paying/schol/info_schol.jsp

North Carolina Community Foundation Scholarship Search
http://www.nccommunityfoundation.org/scholarships

SAT and ACT Test Prep and Registration
SAT Test Registration

Use this link to register for the SAT test.  First time users will need to create an account.  When you create an account, be sure to write down your username and password.  Returning users will log in using their username and password to register for tests, view scores and send scores.

http://sat.collegeboard.org/register

SAT test review and practice

There are lots of free resources for SAT preparation!  Check out this link to review and practice for the SAT test.

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/

SAT scores

Want to view or send your SAT scores? Use this link to see your scores and request that they be sent to your colleges of interest.

http://sat.collegeboard.org/scores/

ACT Test Registration
http://www.actstudent.org/regist/

ACT review and practice
http://www.actstudent.org/testprep/

ACT scores
http://actstudent.org/scores/

Social Media
Fike Counseling Twitter
https://twitter.com/FikeCounseling

Fike National College Corps Advisor Twitter
https://twitter.com/Fike2College

Fike Counseling Facebook
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Volunteer, Leadership and Summer Enrichment Opportunities
Duke Summer College for High School Students

Earn college credit while participating in this rigorous, residential summer college program for high school students.

http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/summer-college-for-high-school-students

Marine Quest at UNC-Wilmington

Interested in Marine Biology?  Want to experience life on the campus of UNC-Wilmington?  The Marine Quest program provides opportunities for high school students of all ages to learn about the coastal ecosystem and marine biology through one-week and two-week programs.  Day programs and well supervised residential programs are available, with housing provided in UNCW dormitories.  Some year-round Saturday enrichment programs are offered as well.  See link for costs, schedule and further information.

http://uncw.edu/marinequest/

Ole Miss Summer College for High School Students

Rising Juniors and Seniors with a GPA of at least 3.0 or a minimum ACT Score of 30 are eligible to apply for the Summer College for High School Students at the University of Mississippi.  Student participating in this program reside on the campus for 4 weeks in a supervised dormitory setting while taking 2 college courses in an area of interest to them.  Students receive college credit upon successful completion of the courses.  See this link for application information, a listing of courses offered and costs.

http://www.outreach.olemiss.edu/schs/index.html#general

Summer Master Scholars Program for High School Students at the University of South Carolina

All kinds of interesting and engaging summer programs at the University of South Carolina.  Intensive ACT and SAT prep programs available as well!

http://saeu.sc.edu/adventures/advseries.php

Summer Seminar for the Naval Academy

High achieving students are invited to get a taste of life at the Naval Academy the summer between their junior and senior year.  Fantastic opportunity to see if a service academy might be the right place for you.

http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/NASS/

Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics

Rising juniors and seniors are eligible to apply for this 4-week prestigious summer program in science and mathematics.  Applications are due by January 31, 2015 with all supporting documents due by February 15.  This is a phenomenal opportunity for academically motivated students who want to challenge themselves and learn something new!

http://www.summerventures.org/apply-now/

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