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  • TACRAO Virtual College Fair for East Tennessee students will be held on October 19and 22 from 5-7:45 PM You will be able to register for three sessions in which you can hear from admissions reps at 90 colleges and universities! Its's a great opportunity! Register to attend HERE

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Discovering U is a college information session hosted by Columbia Univ, Univ of Chicago, Univ of Texas at Austin, Univ of Michigan and Yale Univ. The program is virtual and you can register to attend a session HERE

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  • A fall workshop series is being presented by Davidson College and other institutions during September and October. All sessions are free but students must register in advance HERE

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  • The Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation has a Paying for College webinar presented three times a day during the month of September. Register HERE

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



    September 25- UT Knoxville

     September 28- Oglethorpe Univ

    September 29- UT Chattanooga

                           Wesleyan University

    September 30-Washington Univ in St Louis

                         Tennessee Tech Univ

    October 1- Hampden Sydney College

                    Rice University

    October 5- Yale University

                    East Tennessee State Univ

                   Appalachian State Univ

    October 6- Univ of Massachussets (Lowell)

                     UNC Greensboro

    October 7- Univ of California-Santa                             Barbara

                     Elon University

                     Muhlenberg College

    October 8-  Queens University (NC)

    October 9- Furman University

                     Lipscomb University

    October 19- Eastern Kentucky Univ

    October 20- Pellissippi State CC

                      Mercer College

    October 26- Belmont University

    October 28- Univ of Connecticut

    November 5- Univ of Alabama-Huntsville



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