College can be a possibility for any Tennessee graduate but getting there does take careful planning. Below are resources to start your journey toward making college a reality, from applying to college to affording the college of your choice.
www.collegeforTN.org - A site dedicated to everything related to going to a public or private college or university in Tennessee. This site has resources for students, parents, school counselors and college officials on planning and applying for college, choosing a college and a career path, and paying for college.
http://ww.tn.gov/collegepays/ - The Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation handles all student financial assistance funded by the state of Tennessee, including the HOPE scholarship program. The College Pays Web site walks you through affording college from required forms to available government-funded scholarships, grants and loans.
http://www.tn.gov/thec/Divisions/AcademicAffairs/ACM/acm.html - Tennessee is one of several member states in the Academic Common Market which allows students to pay in-state tuition to attend an out-of-state college under certain circumstances.