• College Access Resource Pages

    Project Grad of Knoxville - College Access Team
    In partnership with Heart of Knoxville high schools, Project GRAD College Access staff works to assist high school students with the myriad of challenges that many minority and low income students face as they prepare for high school graduation and securing access to post secondary opportunities. The school based College Access staff provides a number of key programs and services designed to remove identifiable barriers to college access and success.
     
    Upcoming College and Career Access Events
     We want to help you explore all avenues for funding your child's path of education beyond Fulton High School. Please join us for these  upcoming events at Fulton in the Library:
     
    TSAC Financial Aid Night (senior parents and their students) Tuesday December 9th @ 6:00 p.m. Pizza will be provided by TRIO.
     
     
     Hands-on FAFSA help (College Access  Team members and participating agencie)
     FAFSA -Free Application for Federal Student Aid
     You can make a 1 hour appointment for help completing the FAFSA on any of these days.
     January 8th, 8:30-7:00
     January 9th, 8:30-3:30
     January 15th, 12:00-5:00
     January 16th, 8:30-3:00
     January 21st, 8:30-7:00
     

    Links to College Applications 

    The Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Knoxville continues to serve as one of the premier providers for workforce development throughout the State of Tennessee.  The college fulfills the mission by:

    • Providing competency-based training through traditional and distance learning instructional delivery systems of the highest quality that will qualify individuals for employment and/or advancement in jobs.
    • Providing high quality training and retraining of employed workers.
    • Providing high quality training that is economical and accessible to all residents of Tennessee, thereby contributing to the economic and community development of the communities we serve.
      http://www.tcatknoxville.edu/
     
    Accredited Online Colleges The project is a comprehensive and informative resource that ranks each university in America by size, degrees offered, tuition costs, admission rates, graduation rates, and retention rates.
     
    Tuition may vary for online college courses based on factors including the type and location of the institution as well as the program. College students in Tennessee received an estimated $20,906,038,848 worth of financial aid each year to help offset tuition.

    ACT website Test Dates, Registration, Admission Ticket, and Fee information
     
    ACT/SAT Test Prep
     (ACT/SAT Test Prep Course Reviews) -- a free resource that features a comprehensive guide, expert evaluations, data-driving comparisons, and unbiased reviews to help families take the SAT/ACT prep course that best suits their students and hopefully help them get into college by helping them succeed when taking the SATs or ACTs.
     
    Tennessee Eletronice Library
    http://tntel.tnsos.org Select "Test Prep" on the home page. Then select "ACT/SAT." Finally select "Prepare for you ACT Test.
     
    ACT Website
    http://www.actstudent.org/testprep Select "Question of the Day" or "Practice Test Questions"
     
    The below link will link to 7 free sources for ACT practice: