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    Welcome to the West High School
     College & Career Planning
    Sarah Bast, College & Career Counselor
    865-594-4477 ext 75214
    Schedule an appointment with Mrs. Bast: https://calendly.com/sarah-bast/30min







  • 2021 Governor's School- Applications for the 2021 Governor's School are now available.

    Current Sophomores and Juniors are eligible to apply

    Step 1: Complete the Intent to Enroll form HERE.

    Step 2: Download/print and complete an application from the Gov School website for each Gov School to which you will apply.

    Step 3: Bring the "Student Achievement Info" and "Counselor/Admin Verfication" forms to Mrs. Bast as soon as possible!

    Deadlines to submit applications to Mrs. Bast:

    Gov School for the Arts: November 20, 2020

    All other Gov Schools: January 5, 2021

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    FAFSA Help & Webinars

    In-Person FAFSA Help Night: December 7 in the library. Sign up to attend either 5-6 PM ot 6-7 PM HERE

    Please bring your chromebook!

    TSAC will continue to offer line-by-line FAFSA webinars on Mondays at 7 PM and Wednesdays at 12:30 PM.You must register in advance HERE


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    Senior Night SENIOR COLLEGE NIGHT- a series of short videos for seniors and parents highlighting important aspects of the college application process. An optional Q & A Zoom will take place on September 28 at 6 PM. Email sarah.bast@knoxschools.org to receive the link. Click below to view the videos in this series.

    The College Application

    Admission Decision Plans

    Holistic Review of Applications

    College Essays

    College-Specific Essays

    Financial Aid

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  • College


    •  All visits are virtual until futher notice. Students should sign up on their SCOIR account to attend.


    November 5- Univ of Alabama-Huntsville

    November 19- Johnson University

    December 15- Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics



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  • TN Promise

    The Tennessee Promise application is now open and must be completed by November 2, 2020. Create your TSAC account and apply for TN Promise HERE Tennessee Promise is a last dollar scholarship for two years at a community college or technical school. Email sarah.bast@knoxschools.org if you have questions!

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  • AP Exams

    2021 AP Exams- Registration is now open and must be completed by November 1, 2020. Click HERE for step by step instructions.

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  • College Admissions ProfessionalsWe are using SCOIR to schedule virtual visits with our students at least until November 16. Please schedule your visit through SCOIR HERE.

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