The Race to 36​

For Families

and students

Scholarship, Leadership, Learning, Life

Sign your child up, today!

Race to 36 is about more than ACT prep, and families you can play an important role. The RT36 experience best prepares your teen, athlete, and adolescent to connect, create, and thrive, in the competitive college admissions and college scholarship landscape.

Our services begin as early as middle school through high school.

The RT36 approach is based on the successful work of schools, education pioneers, and community leaders, combined into a first of its kind approach to a successful pattern of successful life habits.

The Race To 36 Program includes: 

  • 24 hours of ACT Prep (5 weeks)
    • 5 consecutive Saturdays, or
    • after school (4:30PM to 5:30PM) on the RT36 campus at Knowledge Academies, Inc
  • 4 hours financial literacy development, for college (KA College Department and Penn Mutual Partnership)
  • 4 hours digital and social media leadership, for teens (KA College Department and Lovebug Marketing)
  • 4 hours college connections and tours, for families (In Full Motion Partnership)
  • Qualify for National Summer College Tour
  • Optional Program Offerings
    • Access to Pre-College Bundle (Designed Exclusively by Dr. Trina Coleman, Ph.D.)
    • Access to specialized academic and small group tutoring rate. 

ACT Prep

Your score on the ACT can help you earn a scholarship in athletics, music, and across an unlimited amount of focus areas. Join our team, as we work together to help you attain your best score, beginning as early as middle school through pre-college.

Financial Literacy

Understanding financial aid and personal finance, takes practice. It provides an important foundation for achieving your goals. Our team connects you directly with leading finance institutions, and supports your development of sound finance habits, reinforcing success, for the long term.

Social Media Leadership & Social Emotional Learning

Research shows that active engagement with social media, in meaningful ways, can help improve your social emotional well being. Passive engagement has the opposite impact. Our team works with you to understand the difference, and provides you with the training to maximize the leverage of your personal brand. Your name and your identity is your brand, for the long term.

College Connections

RT36 has formal partnerships with every leading institution of higher education in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Our team is leveraging these relationships, nationally. Collaborate with our team to find your best college match. We’ll also help you apply for scholarships along the way.

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Our quality of services provided is guaranteed.


Together, the RT36 team will help empower your child’s journey towards purpose, passion, and service. 

The RT36 membership fee also includes one month trial membership to the KA Connect Center.

  • Free Family Portraits (2 per year)
  • Access to Reserve Main Event Space, Computer Lab, and Gymnasium (750 seat capacity)
  • Access to KA Connect Center Scholarships (youth through adult)
  • 15% Clothing and Apparel at

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5 Week Session

$ 60
  • 1 payment of $60.00


$ 12
  • 5 weekly payments of $12.00

3 Months

$ 60
  • 3 monthly payments of $60.00

6 Months

$ 150
Monthly (4 Months)
  • 4 monthly payments of $150.00

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KA Connect Center Learning and Leadership Inventory (Quick Five Minute Survey)

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