Fountain Inn Christian School

Leading students to become fully 
devoted followers of Christ. 

College Guidance

Just some of the schools our graduates have attended. 

Checklist with College in Mind 

Freshman

_ Start dreaming about what college you might want to attend

_ Plan your high school course selections with college in mind

_ Grades count! Study hard and make good grades

_ If possible, visit colleges through sports camps, leadership and academic enrichment camps

_ Participate in service projects and seize any leadership opportunity

_ Participate in extra-curricular activities (clubs and sports)

_ Start your college data notebook





Sophomores

_ Review your high school course selections with college in mind

_ Keep grades up!

_ If possible, visit colleges through sports camps, leadership and academic enrichment camps

_ Participate in service projects and seize any leadership opportunity

_ Participate in extra-curricular activities (clubs and sports)

_ Attend college fairs

_ Begin taking practice tests for the SATs (Reading, Math, and Writing)

_ Update your college data notebook

_ Consider dual enrollment classes from TFC for next year


Juniors

_ Review your high school course selections with college in mind

_ Keep grades up!

_ If possible, visit colleges through sports camps, leadership and academic enrichment camps

_ Participate in service projects and seize any leadership opportunity

_ Participate in extra-curricular activities (clubs and sports)

_ Attend college fairs

_ Update your college data notebook

_ Begin college visits

_ Take SAT or ACT

_ Consider dual enrollment from TFC

_ Begin scholarship searches (some available to juniors)

_ Prepare draft admission essays


Seniors

(Fall time)

_ Keep grades up!

_ Attend college fairs if needed

_ Finalize college list

_ Visit colleges on list

_ Submit applications by end of November

_ Re-take SAT or ACT to improve scores

_ Pursue scholarships

_ Consider dual enrollment classes from TFC

(spring time)

_ Attend financial aid workshops

_ Complete and submit FAFSA

_ Respond to admissions letters and financial aid awards

_ Send required deposits

_ Request high school transcript be sent to college

College Prep Test links

ACT reg. - www.actstudent.org/regist

SAT reg. -sat.collegeboard.org/register

ACT prep.- www.actstudent.org/testprep

SAT prep.- sat.collegeboard.org/practice

School code- 410-706

Scholarship Information 

South Carolina Scholarship & Grants for SC Residents 


The ablove link gives you direct acess to the following offers to SC residents only.

Palmetto Fellows 

Life Scholarship

SC Hope Scholarship

Needs Based Grant 

Lottery Tution Assistance 


Unigo a website with tons of scholarship offers from all across the United States. Applicants can search many different scholarship options. 


Students need to also search for scholarships by keywords related to the of South Carolina, the school the plan on attending, the planned feild of study. 


Application dates are very important to observe or you may disquailify yourself from potentially thousands of dollars. 

Ready to take a campus tour? 

Take these important first steps:
  1. Contact the college admission office through the college's website or by email or phone to get details and     make a reservation.
  2. Talk to your counselor about joining an organized tour of campuses you might not get to visit otherwise.
  3. Schedule time to be on your own.
  4. Ideal time to visit a campus spring of your junior year and fall of senior year.