Grades 10 - 12 can register for college rep visits through your SCOIR account.

    An application Blitz happens during a school's free application window. Our admissions rep is here to help students. These particular applications can be completed in less than 30 minutes.


    August 30 - University of Richmond;

    • all classes are faculty-led (no graduate assistants)
    • top 20 national liberal arts school (USNWR)
    • 3rd Best Classroom Experience (Princeton Review)
    • "Every undergraduate student is eligible to receive a fellowship of up to $5,000 for an unpaid (or underpaid) summer internship or faculty-mentored research project."
    • "Richmond is need-blind in admission and meets 100% of demonstrated need"


    August 30 - Temple University:

    • 17 schools and colleges
    • 40,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students
    • Test-optional application
    • 160+ undergraduate majors


    September 5 - Berea College

    • We’re looking for students with grit, determination and a hunger for learning; students ready to take on a rigorous, top-ranked liberal arts education and turn it into a rewarding career; students willing to work, to grow and to expand their horizons in a diverse educational setting. We want students who want to join a community of support that is invested in their success.
    • Berea only serves students with limited resources and unlimited potential. If you are in the top 1/2 of the class and get free or reduced lunch, Berea could be your perfect fit!


    September 6 - University of Southern California

    • 48,500 total students, 21,000 undergraduates, 150+ majors and minors in 23 academic schools and divisions
    • Freshman class of 2023: 12% acceptance rate, 22% first-generation college student, middle 50% admitted GPA: 3.82-4.0, SAT/ACT optional
    • Admitted students from U.S. families with an annual income of $80,000 or less, with typical assets, will attend USC tuition free.


    September 6 - Duke University

    • 17,155 total students, 6,543 undergraduates in five colleges and schools.
    • Freshman class of 2023: 6.3% acceptance (21.2% ED, 5% RD), middle 50% admitted ACT: 34-36, SAT/ACT optional
    • 51% Of Duke undergraduates receive aid, 70% Of Duke students graduate debt-free


    September 7 - Samford University

    • 3,672 undergraduates, 2,011 graduate students across 7 colleges and schools. Includes several fast-track masters degrees
    • Freshman class of 2023: middle 50% GPA:3.48–4.1 middle 50% ACT:23–29. Acceptance rate: 84%
    • Samford University is a globally engaged teaching and research university rooted firmly in its vibrant Christian mission.
    • #1 in the Nation for Student Engagement —The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education


    September 7 - ETSU Application Blitz 12:00 - 3:00

    • Seniors only. Get help filing your application today! The ETSU application is free in Spetember!


    September 8 - Furman University

    • At Furman, you are guaranteed an unparalleled education that combines classroom learning with real-world experiences and self-discovery. We call it The Furman Advantage.
    • 2,500 students, 75 areas of study
    • US News recognitions: #45 National Liberal Arts Colleges, #4 Most Innovative Schools (six years in a row), #29 Best Undergraduate Teaching, #32 First-Year Experience (among all universities), #31 Best Undergraduate Research/Creative Projects (among all universities)


    September 8 - University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    • Introducing 3 new academic schools/programs: College of Music, The Baker School of Public Policy and Public Affairs, and COLLEGE OF EMERGING & COLLABORATIVE STUDIES
    • 360+ Undergraduate programs of study
    • Freshman class of 2023: In-state Admit Rate: 59.4%, Middle 50% UT Core Weighted GPA, 4.04-4.46; Middle 50% ACT Composite 26-31


    September 11 - Austin Peay State University

    September 11 - Belmont Abbey College

    September 11 - Pellissippi State Community College Application Blitz

    September 12 - University of Rochester

    September 12 - Agnes Scott College

    September 14 - University of South Carolina

    September 15 - United States Merchant Marine Academy

    September 18 - UTC Application Blitz

    September 21 - Middle Tennessee State University visit (2:50 - 3:20) and Application Blitz (12:45 - 2:45)

    September 21 - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

    September 22 - Wake Forest University

    September 25 -High Point University

    September 25 -Purdue University

    September 27 - Elon University

    September 27 - Hampden-Sydney College

    September 27 - University of Kentucky

    September 28 - Wofford College

    September 29 - Dartmouth College

    October 4 - Denison University

    October 5 - Depaul University

    October 17 - Pellissippi State

    October 19 - Jacksonville University

    October 24 - UTK SRAR session

    October 26 - University of Mississippi

    November 2 - Randolph College


      College Admissions Professionals: 

      We are using SCOIR to schedule in-person visits with our students. Please schedule your visit through SCOIR HERE.

      • Sending a short description of your school will help us let students know who you are and encourage them to attend. 
      • Enter the school using the West End Avenue/Concord Road entrance of the school off of Kingston Pike. Parking is available in the circle in visitor spots in front of the school.  Please check-in at the main office and then proceed to the College and Career Center in the library on the second floor.  There is an elevator. Go out of the office and take an immediate left. 
      • If you would prefer an online visit, please provide a link.
      • If you sign up less than two weeks ahead of your visit, email me to let me know.  
      • If you are looking for an appointment, but none are available, email me and we'll try to work something out. katie.king@knoxschools.org



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