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ETSU Hosting Fall Open House For Prospective Students

 

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Rising high school juniors and seniors, as well as prospective transfer students, are invited along with their families to visit the campus of East Tennessee State University during a Fall Open House scheduled this fall to learn more about everything the university has to offer.

 

This Open House will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

Open House offers opportunities to speak one-on-one with campus leadership, representatives of the university’s colleges and academic departments, and staff of Admissions, Housing and Residence Life, Financial Aid and Scholarships, and other offices.

 

Participants will enjoy tours of the campus led by student Expedition Leaders and lunch in the Dining Hall in ETSU’s recently renovated D.P. Culp Student Center.

 

The Fall Open Houses are free, and registration is required. To register, visit etsu.edu/admissions/openhouse. Masks will be required as noted in the ETSU campus policy at etsu.edu/coronavirus.

 

For more information, call the ETSU Office of Admissions at 423-439-4213. For disability accommodations, call the ETSU Office of Disability Services at 423-439-8346.

 

 

 
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UT Knoxville Scholarships
UT Knoxville has several scholarship offerings for first time in-state freshmen and competitive scholarships. The deadline for in-state freshmen is December 15th and the deadline for competitive scholarships is November 1st.
 
 
Are you interested in attending UT?
 
Please join Allison Morton for a virtual information meeting about the University of Tennessee!   Below is the meeting information for Zoom:
Allison Catherine Morton is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
 
Topic: Dobyns-Bennett Virtual Visit
Time: Oct 20, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
 
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/95633501804
 
Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll):  +13126266799,95633501804#  or +16468769923,95633501804#
 
 

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Want to win a scholarship to MTSU?! Register for the MTSU True Blue Tour for your chance to learn about all of our academic programs, talk with current students and faculty, and yes, even win $$$!! Register here: www.mtsu.edu/rsvp

 

 

 

 

 

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UT Chattanooga Tour Plus
 
 
Come to campus for a tour, plus an academic department visit and talk to professors and students about what it’s like to study in your major. This is YOUR chance to ask questions and start planning for your future!

You’ll also enjoy a free lunch and get time with enrollment, financial aid and housing staff, too. Get more done, quicker with Tour Plus!      For more information, dates and registration visit https://www.utc.edu/enrollment-management-and-student-affairs/admissions/tour-plus
 
 
 
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Virtual Information Sessions
These sessions are an interactive conversation where students and families can discuss the spectrum of degree programs and outstanding experiences available to them at The University of Alabama.
Tuesday, November 9
How to Apply Events
With the changes to UA’s application process this year, I am hosting interactive events as a resource to help provide your students the information needed to submit a strong application to The University of Alabama and to know the expectations around scholarships.

Wednesday, December 15
 
 
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If you are full Pell eligible and qualify for the HOPE Scholarship, you're eligible for our exciting Pioneer 100 Award!

The Pioneer 100 guarantees qualifying students the opportunity to pursue their degree at Tennessee's first institution tuition free!

Apply now at www.tusculum.edu/pioneer100.

If you wish to speak with a member of our admission team directly, contact us at 423.636.7312 or at admission@tusculum.edu .
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Boston University Trustee Scholarship
Award: Full tuition, orientation and mandatory student fees.  Eligibility: High academic achievement, exceptional leadership in school and community.   Learn more and apply:   https://www.bu.edu/admissions/tuition-aid/scholarships-financial-aid/first-year-merit/trustee/?j=151414&sfmc_sub=6089373&l=205_HTML&u=4296959&mid=514005790&jb=17006
Deadline: December 1st
 
 

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

 


College Search

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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:

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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.

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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.