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

     

     

     
     

     

     
     

Announcements

  • 2022 Governor's School- Applications for the 2022 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. If applying to Sciences and Engineering, see Mrs. Bast ASAP to start the nomination process.

    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 19, 2021

    All other Gov Schools: January 6, 2022

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  • Do you need help submitting the FAFSA? There are three more FAFSA Help Nights scheduled: November 4, December 9 and January 6.They will be in the library from 5-7 PM and you should expect it to take about an hour to complete. Bring a laptop, copy of 2020 income tax return, and social security numbers.

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  • College

    COLLEGES VISITING WEST

    •  Students should sign up on their SCOIR account to attend.

     

     

     

     

    October 26- South College

    November 3- TN Technological University

    November 9- Maryville College

    November 15- University of Alabama

    December 2- Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (Virtual Visit)

     

     

     

     

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  • Volunteer Opportunity for TN Promise students and anyone needing service hours: Volunteer at the Fantasy of Trees, November 24-28. To volunteer, go HERE

    Young Williams Animal Center is looking for volunteers. You must be 16 years old. To apply go HERE

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  • Senior Postsecondary Night-Unable to attend on September 1? You can view the information HERE

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  • Writing a Personal Statement/Essay: The College Essay Guy is a great and FREE resource to help students draft their college essay. Watch this great Back To School College Essay webinar Essay Webinar

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    Senior Night SENIOR POSTSECONDARY NIGHT-Join us in the library on September 1, 2021 for an overview of applying to college. The program will begin at 5:30 PM, however, UTK and Pellissippi admissions representatives will be set up outside of the library to answer your questions beginning at 5 PM. Can't be there? The videos below may give you some helpful information.

    The College Application

    Admission Decision Plans

    Holistic Review of Applications

    College Essays

    College-Specific Essays

    Financial Aid

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  • The West High College & Career YouTube channel includes videos for students and parents around a variety of topics. Check back often for new videos! WHS College & Career YouTube

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  • College Admissions ProfessionalsWe are using SCOIR to schedule in-person visits with our students. Please schedule your visit through SCOIR HERE

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