Student Resources Page
Below you will find college information sheets that contain information including:
Type of college Graduation Rate
Retention Rates Degrees Offered Cost of Attendance
Financial Aid Offered Student Services Offered
Simply click the college you are interested in it will open the google docs link.
Unsure about where to even begin? Try this quiz to help you get started: Click Here Once you have taken the quiz it gives you more information about good jobs for your personality. Here is the link to those so you can look back at often as you wish. Click Here
Need more information about a specific major? Below you will find information about different college majors including jobs you can get with the major, skills needed, typical classes, and colleges that offer that major. Simply click the photo and when it opens up click go to link. It will open a google doc with the information.
Dual Enrollment Grant Information and Links
Be in 11th or 12th grade.
Complete and submit the Dual Enrollment Grant application by the deadline: 2yr./4yr. college- Fall Semester: Sept. 15th Spring Semester: Feb. 1st Summer Semester- May 15th
Meet admissions criteria for dual enrollment at the college you will be using for DE credits (You guidance counselor will know these requirements- ask about them at the end of your sophomore year).
Must keep a 2.0 college GPA.
Semester hours attempted under the Dual Enrollment Grant program grant shall not count toward the total semester hours attempted at postsecondary institutions for purposes of Tennessee HOPE Scholarship eligibility. Dual enrollment courses attempted while in high school will not reduce the student’s HOPE Scholarship award amount in college.
Students enrolled at 2-year and 4-year eligible postsecondary institutions, the per credit hour award amounts for the first five (5) dual enrollment semester hour courses is the average tuition estimated annually by the Tennessee Board of Regents at community colleges, plus an additional dual enrollment access fee of five (5%) of the average tuition.
For a student’s sixth (6th) through tenth (10th) dual enrollment semester hour courses, TSAC will determine the annual award per semester credit hour.
You must create an account on the TSAC portal (click here). Keep this information handy as it is the same place you will sign up for TN Promise as a senior. Also, you must apply every semester you take dual enrollment classes.
Why do I have to complete the FAFSA to go to school? Start, complete The FAFSA is used by your colleges to determine financial aid. This will allow you to receive any federal aid, state aid, and/or institutional aid available to you. Even if you and your family don't believe you will qualify for much financial aid you still need to fill it out. This is required for TN Promise, Hope Scholarship, and at most schools is needed to receive scholarships from the college.
Dependent vs Independent on the FAFSAWhat does this mean? A dependent student will be required to submit financial information about their parent(s) on the FAFSA. An independent student will not need to provide financial information about their parent(s).To see how a student is considered dependent or independent CLICK HERE
Who is my Parent when I fill out the FAFSA?For some students this is pretty straight forward, but for others it is a little trickier. In order to find out which parents information you need to include on the FAFSA CLICK HERE
What questions does the FAFSA ask?There are questions about which schools you wish to apply to, your and/or your family financial information, and more. To see a FAFSA worksheet that lists all the questions CLICK HERE