Category Archive: FinancialAid

Aug 19

Senior Year: Getting Started

College Applications.. Sending Test Scores.. Transcripts & More..  How to get Started on all your Senior Year To-Do’s Applications: -Most college applications are online applications. Many colleges and universities use online application portals for your convenience. -You can find an application to all North Carolina Colleges and Universities through CFNC.org, here you can apply to schools …

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Jul 22

Jump Start to College Workshop

Below you will find the powerpoint presentations and the handouts shared at the Jump Start to College Workshop we had at SMHS on Wednesday, July 17th. Special thanks to Laura Misner from the College Foundation of North Carolina for putting on the workshop and sharing these resources with us.      

Aug 27

Getting Started: Tips & Reminders for Seniors

College Applications.. Sending Test Scores.. Transcripts & More..  How to get Started on all your Senior Year To-Do’s Applications: -Most college applications are online applications. Many colleges and universities use online application portals for your convenience. -You can find an application to all North Carolina Colleges and Universities through CFNC.org, here you can apply to schools …

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Feb 22

Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letters

If you are like most students, financial aid will play a large role when you are deciding what college you will attend in the fall. If you have not received financial aid award letters from the colleges that sent acceptance letters, you will be receiving your award letters soon. Unfortunately, financial aid award letters can …

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Oct 17

Completing your FAFSA

Worried because you missed the FAFSA workshops at Smoky Mountain? Well we have multiple opportunities for you to receive assistance in completing your FAFSA! Students and Parents are always welcome to contact their student’s Counselor for additional assistance, and other opportunities for help are included below.   The first step to completing your FAFSA is …

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Sep 01

Getting Started: Tips & Reminders for College Applications

College Applications.. Sending Test Scores.. Transcripts & More.. How to get Started on all your Senior Year To-Do’s Applications: -Most college applications are online applications. Many colleges and universities use online application portals for your convenience. -You can find an application to all North Carolina Colleges and Universities through CFNC.org, here you can apply to …

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Apr 03

April Scholarship Flyer

The Student Support Center updates the Scholarship Flyer monthly with all of the scholarships sent to our office. This flyer is meant to jump start student’s scholarship application processes. We recommend that students look into college specific scholarships through college and university websites. Students can also use CFNC.org, FastWeb.com, and other scholarship search engines to …

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Mar 01

March Scholarship Flyer

The Student Support Center updates the Scholarship Flyer monthly with all of the scholarships sent to our office. This flyer is meant to jump start student’s scholarship application processes. We recommend that students look into college specific scholarships through college and university websites. Students can also use CFNC.org, FastWeb.com, and other scholarship search engines to …

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Feb 20

NC Financial Aid Awareness Week!

Gov. Roy Cooper has proclaimed Feb. 19-25 as Financial Aid Awareness Week in North Carolina. The proclamation urges students and families to learn more about the process of applying for financial assistance for college. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is used to determine eligibility for most federal and many state financial aid programs …

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Oct 04

FAFSA Help for Students & Parents

Starting your FAFSA workshops will be held at Smoky Mountain High School Today, Tuesday, October 4th from 4:00- 6:00 pm in Lab 1 and Saturday, October 8th from 9:00- 11:00 am. Students and Parents can also receive help from Western Carolina University and Southwestern Community College Financial Aid Representatives at FAFSA Day on Saturday, October …

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