Upcoming dates and reminders

Mrs. Miller is scheduling individual meetings with Seniors and their family from August 16-23. Please be reading your email to get that appointment with her scheduled. These meetings will be held to discuss individually with each Senior their college and career plans for this year. Seniors make sure to schedule your appointment!

Remember, when requesting recommendations you must complete a recommendation request form for your teacher/counselor and attach your resume. Teachers need to know your deadline for the recommendation and you need to give them a two week notice. Recommendation forms are in the College Counseling office. 

  • August 24: College Visit/Tennessee Tech University visits Currey Ingram.
  • August 27: College Visit/University of Tennessee/Knoxville visits Currey Ingram.
  • September 13: Baylor University visits Currey Ingram.
  • September 14: St. Mary College visits Currey Ingram.
  • September 14: SCAD visits Currey Ingram.
  • September 15: College Fair at Lipscomb Academy. Times and schedule for Currey Ingram Juniors and Seniors to attend will be announced. 
  • September 16: Lynn University visits Currey Ingram.
  • September 30: Vanderbilt University visits Currey Ingram.
  • October 18: UT Martin College visits Currey Ingram.
  • October 19: ETSU College visits Currey Ingram.
  • November 9: Landmark College Virtual College Visit
  • November 11: FAFSA Night for Seniors & Parents (6 p.m.)
  • November 16 & 17: Pre-ACT Testing for all 9th, 10th and 11th grade students 
  • January 18: ETSU College Visit/Virtual 9th-12th grade
  • March 3: Lipscomb University Visit/Juniors
  • June 18, 19, 20 and 21: ACT for Juniors
  • September 24: College Fair at Lipscomb University for all Juniors and Seniors
*As you are scheduling college visits, you MUST complete the College Visit form (to the right) and get that approved with your teachers and Mrs. Miller prior to your visit.

  • August 27: Wear your favorite COLLEGE T-SHIRT for all Upper School students and staff. 
  • September 13-17: Path to College Week for all CIA Upper School students. This will be a great week with events happening each day to promote college awareness.
  • September 17: Scott Hamilton presenting to the Upper School for Path to College Week
  • September 18-21: ACT for Seniors
  • September 21: Herff Jones visiting during lunch to share information with 9th-12th graders
  • January 18, 2022: Junior Parent Coffee with College Admissions
  • February 22: Pre-SAT Testing
  • February 5: ACT Prep Course
  • February 19: ACT Prep Course
  • March 3: Junior College Planning Begins/Seminar
  • March 4: Senior Group Picture at CIA
  • March 5: ACT Prep Course
  • March 7 & 8: Resume Building with Juniors/Seminar
  • March 9, 10, and 11: Odyssey Days
  • March 14-18: Spring Break
  • March 24: Freshman & Sophomore Parent Coffee with College Admissions
  • March 25: Final deadline to register for the April ACT
  • March 26: ACT Prep Course
  • April 9, 10, 11 and 12: ACT for all Juniors
  • April 28, 9:30-10:30 a.m.: College Accessibility Workshop. This will be a Zoom conference for all 9th-12th grade parents. Colleges attending will be Lipscomb University, Western Kentucky University, Belmont University and CLE Services. 
  • The FAFSA deadline for the TN Promise has been extended to March 1
  • Seniors & the TN Promise: 8 hours of Community Service hours are due by July 1st to qualify for the TN Promise!
  • All Pre-ACT scores have been distributed and reviewed with our 9th-11th grade students. Any questions on those see Mrs. Miller.
  • Kappa Lambda Omega Scholarship: Deadline to apply February 28.
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated: Deadline to apply February 28
  • Leadership Franklin Scholarship: Deadline to apply March 8.
*Seniors, see Mrs. Miller about getting applications for these great scholarship opportunities listed above. 

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Each year one of our parent meetings is devoted to the topic of financial aid. A guest speaker is invited to present detailed information to our families. The following links may prove useful:

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Articles and Resources

Links Currey Ingram students and parents directly to the College Counseling office and provides an online college research tool

Registration for ACT tests (please consult with the college counselorbefore registering online), a college search engine and more
Registration for SAT tests (please consult with the college counselorbefore registering online), a college search engine and more

Free interactive website for ACT and SAT practice

Khan Academy SAT Test Preparation
Online SAT preparation resource

College Programs for Students on Autism Spectrum
Resource for Tennessee students who are researching and applying to college

National Collegiate Athletic Association
Guide for the college-bound athlete; students should click on the "ncaastudent.org" tab at the top for information about the NCAA and becoming a college athlete
    • Tara Miller

      Director of College & Career Counseling

Senior Reminders

Seniors should be working on the following college materials:
  • Resume
  • Personal Essay
  • Recommendations
  • Virtual College Visits
If you have questions, contact Mrs. Miller.

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Currey Ingram Academy is an exemplary K-12 day and boarding school that empowers students with learning differences to reach their fullest potential. Since 2002, the school has been located on an 83-acre campus in Brentwood, Tenn., just miles from Nashville and Franklin. Families from 33 states and eight countries cite the school as their primary reason for moving to Middle Tennessee.

Currey Ingram Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and AdvancEd/Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).