College Access Resources

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) has created a variety of resources for schools to use to educate their students about education opportunities after high school.

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Adulting 101

Adulting 101 is a career simulation designed to help students make budgeting decisions, understand the connection between higher education and career advancement, and experience the consequences and rewards of “adulting.”

College Fit Game

For use with middle school and high school students, the College Fit Gameis an interactive activity designed to teach students the importance of considering a variety of academic, social, and financial factors when selecting a college.

The Next Guides

Whether a student plans to enroll in a technical school, community college or university, join the military, or enter the workforce, the Next Guides contain resources that can help make those postsecondary goals a reality.

Student Success Course

The Student Success Course is designed to be a hybrid course—there are lessons with video content and assignments for students to complete in a computer lab as well as lessons for teachers to use in the traditional classroom setting. The course helps students gain the skills and information needed to enroll and succeed in higher education.

Webinars

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) and the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) host webinars throughout the school year to educate school personnel on topics related to college access and financial aid.

FAST (Financial Aid System of Tennessee)

FAST, formerly known as e*GRandS, is the State of Tennessee’s financial aid system.

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