FAQ

At the very minimum, complete the Interest inventory.  It gives you an idea of what job activities you like and dislike performing.  The results are tied to career clusters and pathways which give you occupation suggestions.

  • Login
  • Click on "Money for College"
  • Click on the "FAFSA" tab

Other financial aid tools are under the "My Financial Aid" tile. In this section there are 3 calculators to help you understand how much college will cost.  

Financial Aid Calulators:

  • Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) - this calulator helps you and your family estimate how much they might contribute to your college education.
  • Estimate College Costs (ECC) - this calculator helps you and your family understand all the costs (beyond tuition) that are associated with attending college.
  • Estimate Loan Cost (ELC) - this calculator helps you and your family estimate the complete cost of borrowing money from a bank or other lending institution.  

Yes! Once you login, go to the Career section.  There, you'll see a tile labeled "Career Tips". This page has helpful tips for creating a resume and writing a cover letter.

Yes! Once you login, go to College and you'll see a tile labeled "Test Preparation". There you'll see information on how to prepare for the ACT and SAT tests.

  • Click on your username showing in the upper right-hand corner
  • Go to Communication Preferences
  • To receive text messages:
    • Under Contact Info, add a phone number
    • Under SMS Settings, choose a phone number
    • Turn "on" SMS Service
    • Enter the confirmation code sent to your phone
  • To have messages forwarded to your external email address (for example gmail):
    • Under email settings, turn "on" Email Notifications
    • Enter the code from your email account
  • Go to collegeforTN.org
  • In the top right hand corner click the white link that says Sign Up!
  • Go to collegeforTN.org
  • In the top right hand corner click the white Login link
  • A box will pop up where you will enter your username and password
  • Click Login
  • Login
  • Click on "Money for College"
  • Choose "Scholarship Search"
  • Use the filters on the left to provide scholarship results
  • Click the Scholarship Name to view details
  • Log on to collegefortn.org
  • Navigate to the College tab
  • Click the blue Explore button in the Find Your College box
  • Fill out the Search Filter on the left  hand side of the screen
  • Colleges that match your selected criteria will generate in the Search Results to the right 
  • https://www.collegefortn.org/College/Search
  • Log on to collegeforTN.org
  • Go to the Career Tab
  • Click the blue Explore button in the Find a Career box
  • Use the search filter on the left to find schools according to your college preferences 
  • https://www.collegefortn.org/Career/Search
  • Log on to collegefortn.org
  • Navigate to the College tab
  • Click the blue Explore button in the Find Your College box
  • Fill out the Search Filter on the left  hand side of the screen
  • Colleges that match your selected criteria will generate in the Search Results to the right 
  • Under the Save to List column, move the icon next to the desired school so it turns green
  • https://www.collegefortn.org/College/Search
  • Note: You can also be directed here from your College List

Yes! To send your counselor a message, follow these steps:

  • Click on the envelope icon in the upper right-hand corner
  • Click the "Compose" button
  • Enter the name of your counselor in the "Reciptients/Lists" field
  • Add a subject to your message
  • Write your message out int he "Message" box
  • Click Send