College Announcements and Exploration

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March 1 is the deadline to apply for:

 
 
 
 

May 1 is the new deadline to be considered for ETSU Academic Performance Scholarships.

Admitted students are automatically considered for a guaranteed Academic Performance Scholarship based on GPA and ACT or SAT score. These awards provide up to $5,000 in assistance and are renewable for four years. To be considereda student must provide an ACT or SAT score from an exam taken prior to the May 1 deadline.

For students who have not taken the ACT and would like to, March 12 is the deadline to register for the April 17 test administration. Upon registering for the exam, students can request that their score be electronically sent to ETSU.

 

 

 

ETSU's Upward Bound Program Now Taking Online Applications!  
If you are a 9th or 10th grade student who wants to go to college, this program may be for you!  Upward Bound helps students with current classes, has weekly check-ins with staff, monthly sessions about relevant topics to help you now and post-high school, and a summer program where you can take classes on a college campus to help you prepare for the next year and get acclimated to living on campus.  We are here to create a community where we encourage, motivate, and give you the tools to achieve your dream of attending college!  We'd love to see you be a part of our community! 
 
or visit the D-B Counseling office for an application
 
Deadline to ETSU is MARCH 5, 2021
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Many local and regional colleges and universities will participate in the TACRAO Virtual College Fair on Thursday, March 4, 2021, from 5:00-7:45pm.    https://www.strivescan.com/tennessee/
 
 
 
 
Paying for College - TSAC Financial Aid Presentation
 
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You're invited to register for a Virtual Preview Day at Milligan!
 
Get an in-depth look at the academic major you're considering and chat directly with a professor and current students. Hear more information on admission, scholarships, and campus life, and get to know what makes Milligan so special.
 
These are virtual events you can experience from the safety of your home.
 
Multiple upcoming Saturdays are available. The first event is this Saturday, February 27! All events are 1-3p.m. (EST).
 
 
 
 
 
 
University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Summer Experience Program
 
Eligibility: legal resident of Tennessee and enrolled in a Tennessee High School, Current high school junior or senior at time of application, be 16 by June 1st, minimum 3.0 GPA, be available for full participation from June 7th - July 16th.
 
Apply by March 7th
 
Visit:   https://vetmed.tennessee.edu/outreach/veterinary-summer-experience/ for more information and to apply
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

COLLEGE WEB SITES 

Alice Lloyd College – Pippa Passes, KY                                   www.alc.edu

Appalachian State University – Boone, NC                      www.appstate.edu

Art Institutes                                                                 www.artinstitutes.edu

Austin Peay State University – Clarksville, TN                       www.apsu.edu

Carson-Newman University – Jefferson City, TN                        www.cn.edu

Clemson University – Clemson, SC                                  www.clemson.edu

Converse College – Spartanburg, SC                               www.converse.edu

Culinary Institute of America – Hyde Park, NY                   www.ciachef.edu

Davidson College – Charlotte, NC                                    www.davidson.edu

Dension University – Granville, OH                                   www.denison.edu

Emory & Henry College – Emory, VA                                        www.ehc.edu

Emory University – Atlanta, GA                                            www.emory.edu

Erskine College – Due West, SC                                        www.erskine.edu

East Tennessee State University – Johnson City, TN             www.etsu.edu

Georgia Tech – Atlanta, GA                                                 www.gatech.edu

Graceland University – Lamoni, IA                                   www.graceland.edu

Maryville College – Maryville, TN                          www.maryvillecollege.edu

Memphis College of Art                                                            www.mca.edu

Middle Tennessee State University – Murfreesboro, TN         www.mtsu.edu

Milligan University – Milligan, TN                                           www.milligan.edu

Mississippi State – Mississippi                                           www.msstate.edu

Northeast State - Blountville, TN                              www.northeaststate.edu

Northern Michigan University – Marquette, MI                         www.nmu.edu

Randolph College – Lynchburg, VA                       www.randolphcollege.edu

Rhodes College – Memphis, TN                                          www.rhodes.edu

Southeastern University – Washington, DC                 www.seuniversity.edu

TN College of Applied Technology- Elizabethton     www.ttcelizabethton.edu

TN College of Applied Technology - Morristown       www.ttcmorristown.edu

TN Technological University – Cookeville, TN                      www.tntech.edu

Tusculum University – Greeneville, TN                                 www.tusculum.edu

University of Connecticut – Storrs, CT                                  www.uconn.edu

University of Memphis – Memphis, TN                             www.memphis.edu

University of Tennessee Chattanooga                                       www.utc.edu

University of Tennessee Knoxville                                             www.utk.edu

University of the South – Sewanee, TN                             www.sewanee.edu

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, VA                           www.virginia.edu

Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN                              www.vanderbilt.edu

Washington University in St. Louis – St. Louis, MO               www.wustl.edu

Walters State Community College- Morristown, TN                   www.ws.edu

 


 Campus visits

Students coming to Northeast State for their College Day must have an appointment with NES. 

Appointments can be made in one of two ways: 1) calling 423.323.0243, or 2) signing up online via our website www.NortheastState.edu and clicking on the Campus Tours link at the bottom of our homepage. 

Campus visits normally last an hour to an hour and a half and include an overview of the college facilitated by one of our enrollment specialists followed by a campus tour led by one of our students.  

Make sure following the campus tour to return an excuse from NES to D-B attendance to count as a college day.

 

 

College Search

Go to: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search

**If you want to save your search results you must create an account.

Click on each filter along the left side of the screen and answer the questions within each filter. Note that you can indicate the degree of each filter area from “Don’t care” to “Must have”. 

Once completed, view all of your matches. If you did not have any matches, change your preferences to “want” instead of “must have”. Add colleges of your choice to your favorites.

Next steps:

  1. Plan a college visit to your favorite colleges
  2. Evaluate cost; consider financial aid & scholarship possibilities
  3. Decide on which colleges you want to apply to
  4. (Seniors) Apply online during College App Week Sept. 29-Oct. 4
  5. (Seniors) Complete FAFSA January 1 (estimate)
  6. (Seniors) Update FAFSA once taxes are completed
  7. (Seniors) Apply for scholarships throughout the year (local & national)
  8. (Seniors) Receive financial aid award letter from colleges & determine where you want to attend


Wondering where to go to college?  How much will it cost?  What do I need to get in?  What does the campus look like?   Below are some websites to explore to help you learn more about various colleges.

Campus Explorer

Campus Tours

College Click TV

 
 
 
 
 
 

ACADEMIC COMMON MARKET

Is a degree program you’d like to pursue not available in your state? Is out-of state tuition a barrier to a major offered at a college in another state? Looking for options with lower tuition?

Study in a specialized field at an out-of-state college.
Pay in-state tuition rates.

To qualify, you must: 

Be a resident of one of 15 participating SREB states.

Select a program eligible for residents of your home state.

Complete the admission process at the institution that offers the program.

Be certified as a resident of your home state by contacting your state’s ACM coordinator.