• Important Upcoming Dates @ FHS

     

    • Sept. 5 @ 6:30 Financial Aid Night in auditorium
    • Sept. 24 @ 5:30, College Fair @ Bearden HS
    • Oct. 1@ 6:30, mandatory meeting for TN Promise/UT Promise** (date subject to change)
    • Oct. 1; FAFSA and CSS/Profile go live for school year 2020 – 2021
    • Oct. 1; Senior ACT retake
      • Register September 4 – 19

     


     

    College Deadline

    Last day to request @ FHS

    October 15

    September 17

    November 1 (UTK Priority)

    October 14

    November 15

    October 24

    December 1

    November 6

    December 15

    November 20

    Everything due 12/20 – 1/15

    November 26 (Day before Thanksgiving)

    February 1

    January 10

     


     

    TEST DATES Fall 2019

     


     

  • Useful information

    Some FHS-specific downloads that will be helpful while you fill out your applications.

  • College Essay Guy – Get Inspired

    This is a great resource for brainstorming and writing all kinds of essays. Common sense and down to earth.


     

  • Tips for Writing Effective College Admissions Essays


    Jeff Brenzel, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at Yale University, shares tips on writing an essay that reflects who you really are.  

  • common app logo

    The Common App is one admissions application that is accepted at over 700 colleges and universities in the nation and worldwide. 

  • College Searches - some searches we recommend for students beginning the college search process!