Important Things To Do In Your Senior Year

Make an appointment with your counselor.
Make sure that you have all of your current information in CFNC.
Student Support Center
CFNC Login Page
Start your senior year by finalizing your college list, talking with a recruiter, or preparing for job interviews. Finding the Right College
Easy College Comparison Worksheet
Military Options
Interview Tips
Consider options for early action/decision and your recommendation letters. ​Early Action v. Early Decision
Who should I ask to write my recommendation letter?
Athletes register for the NCAA Clearinghouse. NCAA Clearinghouse
Update your resume, community service hours, volunteer work, and awards. Resume
Register for required tests. It’s your last chance to take the SAT, ACT or SAT subject tests! Where do I register for the SAT?
Where do I register for the ACT?
​Fill out and complete your college applications before the deadlines arrive. ​Where do I start?
Start working on your college application essay. It’s a crucial part of your application. Tips for your application essay
Explore your prospective schools’ financial aid requirements to plan your college budget. Complete your FAFSA so you can get the most possible financial assistance for college. Continue to hunt for scholarships and apply for scholarships. Verify your financial aid before you make any college budget decisions. Complete your FAFSA
Get your FSA ID
Create a Fast Web Account
Check CFNC Scholarships
Request your Transcript.   Transcripts for in-state colleges & universities must be sent through  For all other transcripts requests use the online portal linked ——->
Be sure to request your transcript 3 business days in advance.
Prepare for your AP exams. ​Advanced Placement Tests




Seniors & Parents can utilize this page for all graduation announcements. The Class of 2019 will graduate Thursday, June 6th at 7:00 pm at the WCU Ramsey Center. Graduation Events Timeline:       Wednesday, June 5th 2019 Graduation Practice is at 1:00 PM at the WCU Ramsey Center -Graduation Practice is MANDATORY, if a senior …

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Rising Senior Info Night

School Counselors are hosting a Senior Information Night for Rising Senior Students (current Juniors) and their parents to help them plan for Senior Year. This meeting will be Monday, May 6th  from 5:00 to 6:00 pm in the SMHS Media Center. Below are the powerpoint and the flyers shared at this meeting:       …

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The scholarship page is continuously updated with all new scholarship opportunities that become available to Smoky Mountain High School students. Some scholarships will require SMHS students to come pick up an application from the Student Support Center, remember if you need a transcript or recommendation to complete those request forms in advance! In addition, scholarship alerts …

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