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Seniors and Parents…Need help with the FAFSA?   Appointments are available for FAFSA assistance with Mrs. Crosby in the Counseling office.




List ETSU School Code:  003487 to get the results! 

Don’t forget to follow-up with your ETSU Email, GoldLink, or with the Office of Financial Aid.   Need Help?

Apply  for admission to the university and  for scholarships now!






  An ACT resource guide has been put together  to help parents and students better prepare the ACT assessment, as well as to better understand their ACT results.  The guide should also be help your child as they prepare for retaking the ACT during the summer or next fall.   You can access the resource guide through the following link:  





2017-18 SAT Administration Dates and Deadlines

SAT Date

SAT Subject Tests Available

Registration Deadline

Late Registration Deadline

Deadline for Changes

March 10, 2018


SAT Subject Tests not offered on this date

February 9, 2018

February 20, 2018

February 28, 2018

May 5, 2018


See SAT Subject Tests available on this date

April 6, 2018

April 17, 2018

April 25, 2018

June 2, 2018


See SAT Subject Tests available on this date

May 3, 2018

May 15, 2018

May 23, 2018


Xi State Essay Contest 

Award: 1st place - $300, 2nd – 200, 3rd - $100 

Eligibility: All Tennessee high school students grades 9-12, Essay topic available on information sheet

Application and information are available on the Counseling page and in the D-B Scholarship Box outside of the Counseling Office.

Deadline to submit to school official: prior to December 8th






ETSU Leadership Programs
ETSU invites your high school students to our 1-day leadership conference, LAUNCH: An Initiative to Lead!! This conference will be held on Friday, December 8th from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm at ETSU.

LAUNCH is a one-day event featuring interactive workshops, motivational speakers, opportunities for self-discovery and a sneak peek into college life and leadership. Workshop sessions will be offered on topics ranging from basic officer roles and responsibilities to discovering and living your personal values. Students will participate in activities that help them become equipped to capitalize on the different skills every member brings to a group, resolve conflict or address problem members, and work with school administration. Participants in LAUNCH will also get a chance to learn more about their own leadership style and important organization, time and stress management skills that can help them succeed as a student leader. Finally, groups will have an opportunity to engage with current college student leaders throughout the day, with time set aside for campus tours and a Q&A session about the college experience and leadership tips.

Registration is only $20 per person.The registration fee will increase to $30 per person if registration and payment are not received by Friday, November 17th. This registration fee includes lunch, a swagitem, and conference materials for the day. Visit to register!

D-B Counseling 
(423) 378-8409
(423) 378-8489 (fax)


D-B Testing Dates

Fall 2017

 December 4 - TNReady English I, II, III Subpart 2, Geometry 1B Subpart 1

December 5 -TNReady English I, II, III Subpart 3, Geometry 1B Subpart 2

December 6 - TNReady English I, II, III Subpart 4, Geometry 1B Subpart 3

December 7- Biology and Chemistry EOC

December 8 - Makeup Day

Spring 2018

April 3- ACT for juniors

April 16-TNReady English III Subpart 1

April 17-TNReady English II Subpart 1

April 18-TNReady English I Subpart 1

April 19-U.S. History Subpart 1

April 20- Makeup Day

April 23- TNReady English I, II, III Subpart 2

April 24- TNReady English I, II, III Subpart 3

April 25-TNReady English I, II, III Subpart 4

April 26- TNReady U.S. History Subparts 2-3

April 27- Makeup Day

April 30- TNReady Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry Subpart 1

May 1- TNReady Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry Subpart 2

May 2- TNReady Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry Subpart 3

May 3- Biology and Chemistry EOC

May 4- Makeup Day




ASVAB January 31st @ DBE

Students can ride the DBE bus from DB at 7:15-7:20 from the bus line and transportation will be provided back to DB after the test.  Please sign up in the Counseling Office by January 19th!




Johnson University Preview Days

Preview days:  February 9th, March 9th, or March 29th

Experience life at Johnson University: tour campus, stay in the dorms, attend a class, learn about financial aid and academic programs.

Register at:

Engineering VOLunteers for Tenth Graders (eVOL10) Summer Program


For: Rising 10th grade students (currently 9th) interested in engineering and exploring UT’s campus


When: July 15-20


Application Deadline: March 2nd


For more information and application visit









High School Introduction to Engineering Systems for 12th Graders (HITES12) Summer Program


For: Rising 12th grade students (currently 11th) interested in engineering and exploring UT’s campus


When: July 8-13


Application Deadline: April 13th


For more information and application visit