Our mission is to provide families with expert guidance in the college search, admissions, and financial aid process. Our dedicated counselors help high school students identify their college goals as well as support them in the steps necessary to achieve those goals in the most cost-effective manner possible. Class 101 franchises have been assisting students with college coaching and planning for over 20 years. Our clients have received hundreds of millions of dollars in scholarship money. Additionally, our college advisors have helped place students in a majority of the top tier universities in the United States. If you want to save a ton, contact Class 101!
Nina Heckler – Franchise Owner
Nina 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.