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. 

Upcoming Important Dates:
August 29th: Lipscomb University campus visit to CIA on August 29th

September 1st:  Vanderbilt University Visits, College Counseling Center, 1-2 p.m.

September 7th: Belmont University visits CIA
September 7th: The University of Tennessee at Knoxville visits CIA

September 8th
: College T-Shirt Day for all high school students and faculty! Wear your favorite college t-shirt in support of our Seniors and College for TN Application Month! Get those t-shirts ready! 

September 9th-12th: ACT Testing for Seniors who have requested to take the exam this Fall. (More information on scheduling to come) We are a special testing site so our students test over four days for our new teachers with us this year. 
September 13th: College Fair at Lipscomb University. Our Juniors and Seniors will be attending this trip in the morning from 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

September 14th: Hampden Sydney College visiting CIA from 12:15-1:30

October 18th: PSAT/NMSQT: PSAT testing for National Merit Scholars. This test is only for Juniors who have requested to take this exam. 

November 8th-9th: The  Pre-ACT exam will be given to all 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students. 
*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.

  • Aug. 23: 10th Grade Parent Coffee
  • Aug. 25: 11th Grade Parent Coffee
  • Aug. 30, 8 a.m.: Senior Parent Coffee with Administration & College Admissions (MTSU, Belmont University, and Lipscomb University attending)
  • Aug. 31: 9th Grade Parent Coffee
  • Sept. 6-9: Path to College Week
  • Sept. 8: TSAC Virtual meeting with Senior parents
  • Sept. 9: Upper School 9th-12th College T-Shirt Day! 
  • Sept. 15 - 18: Fall ACT
  • Sept. 19: Herff Jones representative visiting to share information for class rings and graduation supplies
  • Oct. 4 & 6: Seniors will complete the TN Promise application in seminar
  • Oct. 19: FAFSA virtual night for Senior parents at 6 p.m.
  • Oct. 20: All Juniors set up on SCOIR for college planning
  • Oct. 21: Senior Photos, 9 a.m.
  • Oct. 25 & 26: PSAT
  • Nov. 1: Tennessee Promise Applications Deadline
  • Nov. 16 & 17: Pre-ACT 
  • Nov. 30: Coffee with College Counseling/Junior Parents
  • Jan. 17, 2023: Coffee with College Counseling/Freshman and Sophomore Parents
  • 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.
  • Dec. 15: Seniors deadline for UT Promise Scholarship
  • 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 PreK-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).