College Announcements and Exploration

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ETSU Free College App Week!
The week of January 30 - February 3, prospective freshmen and transfer students* may apply to ETSU for free using the code FreeBuc23. Students may enter this code in the "Fee Waiver Code" question on the online application for admission. Apply by 4:30 p.m. Eastern on Friday, February 3!
Students who started but did not submit an application earlier may use this code to complete it now! Log back in and use the code FreeBuc23.

 

 

 

Spring Open House Dates: March 25 and April 15
Students are invited to explore ETSU with a full day of programming on campus. Your students will hear from faculty and staff about academics, affordability, student services, and campus life. Current ETSU students will lead campus tours. Dates are March 25 and April 15. Register at https://www.etsu.edu/admissions/openhouse/.

 

 

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The 2023-24 Northeast State General Scholarship Application is now available with a submission deadline of March 1, 2023.  The Northeast State General Scholarship Application serves as the one application for the following programs:
Northeast State Foundation Scholarships (visit www.northeaststate.edu/Financial-Aid/Internal-Scholarships/Northeast-State-Scholarships/ and select “List of Northeast State Foundation Scholarships” to view individual scholarships)
Academic Work Scholarships 
Educational Access and Diversity Scholarships
Special Scholarship Programs
 
Tennessee Promise and Tennessee Reconnect Scholarship recipients who apply for Northeast State Scholarships may be eligible to receive additional funding through the general scholarship program to help cover book and attendance costs.
 
 
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  • Application for 2023: Please instruct your students to use fee waiver code BUFFALO23.
  • Superscores: Milligan Unvisity now superscores! Please let you students know.
  • Campus Visit Options:  We'll be hosting a general Preview Day on February 24. We also welcome individual and group visits if your students cannot make one of our Preview Days. Learn more here.
 
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Emory & Henry College invites students and families to open house sessions this fall. Blue & Gold Open Houses offer prospective students the opportunity to interact with staff, faculty and students at our Academic & Campus Life Fair. In addition to touring the College with a Blue & Gold student ambassador, prospective students and their families are welcome to learn more about academics, extracurricular programs and financial aid opportunities.    Schedule a visit https://www.ehc.edu/admission/visit-campus/
 

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

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.