High School Counselors
• Michigan Postsecondary Handbook
A comprehensive but concise handbook that contains current information on admission requirements, campus characteristics, program offerings, and application procedures for each postsecondary institution in Michigan.
• College Application Week-Now Accepting Host Site Applications
The Michigan College Access Network is now accepting applications to be considered as a 2012 College Application Week Host High School. The goal of this college access initiative is to provide every graduating high school senior the opportunity to apply to college. Special focus is placed on assisting students who would be the first in their families to attend college and students who may not have otherwise seriously considered applying to college. Schools interested in hosting will be required to set aside time and space during the school day for seniors to complete at least one application. Deadline to apply is May 1. To find out more and to apply as a host site, visit College Application Week. Questions regarding Michigan College Application Week can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Financial Aid Resources for Students, Parents, and Counselors
These resources for students, parents, and counselors are provided by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), including PowerPoint presentations and links to other important information.
• Seven Easy Steps to the FAFSA
This online tutorial provides an easy to follow guide for completing each section of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
• Paying For College in Michigan
This online publication provides a comprehensive overview of student financial aid including information about how to apply for aid, state and federal aid programs, searching for scholarships, helpful calendars and checklists for students, and more.
• Financial Assistance for Foster Youth
The Casey Family Program publication for assisting foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth secure financial assistance.
• State of Michigan Programs
A comprehensive list of all state of Michigan Financial Aid Programs.