Jennifer Spivey

Advise TN-College Advisor

Jennifer Spivey

Advise TN College AdvisorSchool Phone: 931-836-3214Google Voice: 931-805-9885 Email: jennifer.spivey@whitecoschools.net
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Class of 2021-Upcoming Deadlines/Dates:

Fall 2020:

    • 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)

Spring 2020:

  • 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

Summer 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)

Helpful Resources/Links:

FAFSA Resources:

FSA ID Account Link: Create & Manage FSA ID

FAFSA Application/Corrections Link

**See below for videos with more information on various FAFSA steps**

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/TN Achieves Resources:

TN Promise Program Information Link

TSAC Student Portal Log-in/Account Creation Link

TN Achieves Website Link

  • Student & Parent TN Achieves Handbooks available online

*See below for a PDF listing of White County/Sparta Community Service Opportunities.*

TN Promise Checklist 2020-2021

TSAC Student Portal-How to Create video

Updated 8_4_2020_White County_Sparta area TN Promise Community Service Ideas & Options - Sheet1.pdf

TN Promise/TN Achieves:

White County & Sparta (In-Person) Community Service Opportunities List PDF

*Updated 8/4/2020

College & Career Planning Resources/TN College Info:

CollegeforTN.org Link

  • 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.

ECampus Tours-Online Campus Tours/Videos

YouVisit-Virtual College Tours

UT Promise Scholarship Informational Video:

The Common App Resources:

The Common App Website Link

*"Creating a First-Year Account" video linked to right. See Common App Youtube channel for more helpful videos on completing the Common App.



Financial Aid Packages & Scholarship Resources

Financial Aid Award Package Resources:

Financial Aid Process Infographic

NASFAA Award Letter Comparison Worksheet

TuitionFit.org Link

SwiftStudent-Financial Aid Appeal Information/Resources

Scholarship Search Resources:

Going Merry Scholarship Portal Link

ScholarshipAmerica Portal Link

FastWeb Scholarship Search Portal Link

Peterson's Scholarship Search Portal Link

Unigo Scholarship Search Portal Link

Cappex Scholarship Search Portal Link


*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.