College and Career Information

February 8 | Career & College Promise Dual Enrollment program partnership with Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC)

The final deadline is February 23rd for the upcoming 8-week session that begins on March 11th. For those that are interested in enrolling in the program, please contact Jessica Caolo at [email protected] for an appointment. 

Career & College Promise Dual Enrollment offers the following benefits: 

  • Provides the opportunity to get started early and earn college credit toward a two-year or four-year degree program.
  • Provides tuition-free courses that transfer seamlessly to any public or private college or university.
  • Saves time and money in pursuing certificate and degree programs. 
  • Allows your student to choose a College Transfer Pathway or Career Technical Pathway that aligns with their interest(s) and personality. 
  • Pursue Career Technical Pathways, which provides hands-on learning that leads to a certificate or diploma and aligns with Applied Associate Degrees at Central Piedmont. 


January 25 |

Providence Day School will host a "Gap Year Fair" for all interested high school students and families on Wednesday, February 7 at 6:30 PM. Pre-registration is requested via this link:

January 11 | 

Wed. Jan 31 - Junior (6pm) and Junior/Senior (7pm) Family Meetings in-person at Charlotte Lab School World Language Area

  • 6pm-7pm: Junior Family College Prep Meeting - Jan 31Charlotte Lab World Language Area
  • 7pm-7:45pm Junior and Senior Family The How to Pay for College workshop
Scholarship Information
Individual meetings with seniors and information sent via student emails regarding scholarships are in progress.

Please see a list of scholarship postings and Apps that might be helpful to students. Please contact Dr. Caolo if your child needs assistance with applying for scholarships.

Scholarship Postings: 

Scholarship Apps via the App Store:

  2. Fastweb
  3. Going Merry 
  4. Scholly 
  5. More Apps are listed on the App Store when typing in "Scholarship"

January 4 | Happy New Year! We are asking that Senior parents/guardians complete this survey asks about college and career planning experiences and we would like your feedback to ensure that we assist your student with helping them move forward in the college and career process. Here is the survey link Charlotte Lab Senior Families - Feedback Survey


December 7 | As you may already know, there have been changes made to Federal Financial Aid. In previous years, the FAFSA form was available by October 1st; as of now, the form will be available by December 31, 2023, due to changes in the application. You can read more about the FAFSA here: FAFSA Changes 2024-2025


Questions? Contact Jessica Caolo, College and Career Counselor: [email protected]