February 17, 2017
We are excited to announce the opening of our 16th franchise location in West Tennessee! Nina Heckler is the owner of Class 101-West Tennessee, where her mission is to help students and families navigate the complex steps leading to successful and affordable college admission. Class 101, a 19-year-old company, has helped over 3,100 students earn over $136,336,000 in scholarships, study and prepare over 8,000 ACT/SAT tests and attend over 300 colleges around the world. In West Tennessee, Nina works with students conducting one-on-one college planning, preparation for standardized tests, facilitating visits to universities across the country and conducting financial aid workshops for families.
Nina earned her B.S. from the University of Central Florida, an M.A. from both Baylor University and St. Mary’s University and her Ph.D. in Sociology and Educational Technology from the University of Alabama. She has served as a college professor and department chair in the field of Sociology and Family Studies. Her 15+ years in academia, coupled with her 5+ years of community counseling, has highlighted the need that students have for direction and focus when making plans for college. She is excited to bring Class 101’s proven methods and personalized service to college bound students in her community.
July 26, 2021
HIGH POINT, NC—Class 101 has grown considerably since it began 24 years ago. Expanding from one location to 47 locations, our community of college advisors provides affordable college planning to families around the country. Class 101 college advisors have helped over 7,400 students get into college, gain a deeper awareness of their interests, and earn […]Read More >
April 26, 2021
Webinar Alert: How to get a jumpstart on college applications For the Class of 2022, college application season is right around the corner, meaning the road to college is about to get very real. The good news: Class 101 is launching a brand-new program that’s specifically designed to help “soon-to-be-seniors” get a jumpstart on college […]Read More >
March 1, 2021
The 101 Scholar Program is back! Class 101 will be awarding four high school students, nationwide, who make a difference in their community through volunteerism or creating a service project. Each student will win a $1,000 scholarship, and applications will be accepted beginning March 1, 2021 until May 1, 2021. The 101 Scholar represents students […]Read More >