Advise TN-College Advisor
Class of 2021-Upcoming Deadlines/Dates:
Senior Info Form-sent as Google Form to student WCHS email accounts
College App Week: October 2020
FAFSA Frenzy Week: October 2020 (after Fall Break)
FAFSA Help Nights: Oct-Dec 2020, dates/times TBA
College Acceptances/College email/portal set-up workshops: Nov/Dec 2020-2nd Block
Scholarship Application Assistance (ongoing throughout Fall semester)
Financial Aid Award Check Ins: Spring 2021
Scholarship Application Assistance: ongoing throughout Spring Semester
Local Scholarship Applications: March 2021, TBA
College Email/Portal Set-up workshops: ongoing in Spring 2021
College Orientation Checkins/College Commitments: April/May 2021
1-1 Meetings/College Checkins: ongoing through Summer 2021
Class of 2022-Upcoming Deadlines/Dates:
Pre-Senior Year Info Form (Spring 2021, TBA)
College Planning Night/First Senior Meeting (Spring 2021, TBA)
Overview of Financial Aid Process-Federal Student Aid
This short video details the major components of the financial aid process.
The FAFSA App
How to use & tips/tricks with Jason Seay from TSAC
How to Fill Out the FAFSA-Federal Student Aid
This short video details the steps involved with completing the FAFSA.
After the FAFSA-Federal Student Aid
This short video details the steps/things that occur after submitting the FAFSA.
TN Promise Checklist 2020-2021
TSAC Student Portal-How to Create video
TN Promise/TN Achieves:
White County & Sparta (In-Person) Community Service Opportunities List PDF
College & Career Planning Resources/TN College Info:
CollegeforTN.org offers a wide range of college & career planning/exploration tools for students & parents/families. Students have accounts created during their 10th grade year; parents/families are welcome to create an account as well. If you do not remember your login information, contact your school counselor or Mrs. Jennifer Spivey.
UT Promise Scholarship Informational Video:
Financial Aid Packages & Scholarship Resources
Financial Aid Award Package Resources:
Scholarship Search Resources:
*Local Scholarship applications for Seniors are released each Spring via email/Google Classroom. See any School Counselor or Mrs. Spivey for more information & assistance.
**See below for several short videos with more detail on the financial aid process & components of award packages.
Financial Aid Packages 101-CollegeforTN
Jonathan from TSAC reviews major highlights/components of financial aid award packages.
TCAT Financial Aid Process
This short video details the steps for obtaining financial aid for TCAT-bound students.
Community College Financial Aid Process
This short video details the steps for obtaining financial aid for Community College-bound students.
Public 4 Year Colleges/Universities Financial Aid Process
This short video details the steps for obtaining financial aid for Public 4 Year colleges/universities-bound students.
Private 4 Year Colleges/Universities Financial Aid Process
This short video details the steps for obtaining financial aid for Private 4 Year colleges/universities-bound students.