8601 McAlpine Park Dr, Charlotte, NC 28211 704-295-0137

College & Career Preparation

It’s Your Future

The College and Career Office at Charlotte Secondary School offers assistance with college admission applications, financial aid, interviewing skills, resume writing, SAT/ACT registration including fee waiver forms, and career planning tools among other resources.

CSS is partnering with CFNC to participate in NC College Application Week November 2-6. During College Application Week, seniors are encouraged to apply to the NC college(s) of their choice if they have not already done so. Many private colleges and all North Carolina Community Colleges waive their application fees during this period. Read more at www.cfnc.org/CAWSeniors.

 Tools & Resources

  • CFNC.org NC college information, financial resources
  • Dual Enrollment Program at CPCC for our Juniors & Seniors
  • FAFSA.ed.gov Federal Application for Student Aid (graduating seniors only after January 1 )
  • Smartscholar.com Ultimate FAFSA Resource Guide
  • Fastweb.com Scholarship resources
  • Bls.gov Bureau of Labor Statistics –shows job outlook and occupational projections
  • Princetonreview.com College rankings
  • Peterson.com College rankings
  • Mymajors.com Choosing a college major
  • Myplan.com Hundreds of 2 minute videos highlighting various careers

For more information, or help with applying for admission, contact Ms. Sullivan: sally.sullivan@charlottesecondary.org.


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