College & Career Information
Welcome to College & Career Planning
CLICK THE LINK ON THE LEFT TO SIGN UP FOR THE ACT!
Important Dates:Week of September 11th - TN Promise(All Seniors will register through 1st period classes)October 1st- FAFSA Window OpensOctober 2-6 - College App WeekOctober 3 - County-Wide College FairOctober 6 - School-Wide Career FairOctober 17- Senior Repeat ACT(You do NOT have to register for the test. Just be here that day.)October 19- TN Promise Meeting(Carter High Auditorium @ 8:30 am - Parents do NOT need to come to this one)October 30- FAFSA Night(Carter High Library, 4:30-6:30 pm. Representatives will be here to help with FAFSA completeion. Bring 2016 taxes.)March 21- Mandatory TN Promise Meeting(Carter High Cafeteria, 5:00-7:00 pm. Bring your TN Promise book with you. Parents are welcome but the student MUST be in attendance)
Files & Resources
Need some help writing your college essay or personal statement?? Look through the brief PowerPoint for some helpful tips, including:
· Some Don’t’s e.g. “My name is _____ and I go to Carter…”
· A couple of sample essays
· Tips on how to express your individuality
· Inspiration to get started!
Remember, your essay is one of the elements of your application over which you have full control! It’s also your opportunity to express who you are and what you can offer potential institutions. Make it count!
Seniors: You are allowed two college visits this year. You need to coordinate the tour with the prospective college and if you need assistance stop by the counseling office. You will need to bring back a letter from the college on their letterhead stating you attended their tour.