Hello!

We are getting ready for a great 2021 and are so excited to be able to continue to work with you this year! First up, a friendly competition! Check out the photo contest below and submit your best DFS photo today. The first 10 photos will win a $10 gift card -- are you ready? Go! Let's see if the Class of 2022 can outshine the seniors in this competition!

We know many of you have your eye on the SAT coming up this spring - take the poll below to give your input on our official DFS live virtual SAT Prep sessions happening in February and March (dates will be finalized and shared after the poll is complete!).
Marissa D'Angelo
Next Level Scholars Program Manager
Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars
mdangelo@drdfs.org
(734) 983-8505
NEWSLETTER CONTENTS:
  • COMING SOON: Virtual SAT Prep with The Princeton Review
  • NEW: Next Level Scholars Photo Contest
  • ICYMI: NACAC's Virtual College Fairs
  • REMINDER: Free Tutor.com Account
  • Resource Spotlight: DCAN's Mental Health Toolkit
  • Featured Resources
COMING SOON: VIRTUAL SAT PREP WITH THE PRINCETON REVIEW
Our next event will be virtual SAT prep sessions with The Princeton Review.

DRDFS is finalizing dates to plan these sessions in late February and March. Please give us your input/feedback by taking this poll so we can plan accordingly.

Before the sessions occur, DRDFS will be mailing SAT prep materials to your home. If your address has recently changed, please let us know ASAP by completing this form. Questions? Email Marissa at mdangelo@drdfs.org or text (734) 354-7274.
Which session model would you prefer for SAT Prep?
2 sessions - 2.5 hours each (with break)
3 sessions - 1.5 hours (with short break)
NEW: NEXT LEVEL SCHOLARS PHOTO CONTEST
Since we can't see you at our events in person & capture you in action, we're asking you to submit your own photos to us! Wear your Next Level Scholars T-shirt and upload a selfie (or get someone to take a picture of you at your computer) completing a Next Level Scholars activity such as reading this newsletter, using Tutor.com, going on a virtual campus visit, texting or zooming with your DFS adviser, or some other DFS activity! Submit by January 31 to be entered into our first round of prizes, including gift cards, headphones and Next Level Swag!

Click here to access a PDF version of the flyer.

ICYMI: NACAC'S VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIRS
While you work on building and refining your college list, take some time to check out an upcoming NACAC Virtual College Fair.

It's easy! Just drop in on Zoom sessions offered by hundreds of colleges. Hear about student life, majors and programs, financial aid, scholarships, and more, plus ask questions and text chat.

Sign up now for free at virtualcollegefairs.org and start exploring. Family members (parents/guardians, siblings, etc.) are welcome to join too!
REMINDER: FREE TUTOR.COM ACCOUNT
Speaking of SAT Prep, did you know that you can get a jumpstart on prepping for the SAT with tutor.com? Log-in to your free tutoring account today to get started!

Need help logging in? Reach out to Marissa at mdangelo@drdfs.org for your log-in info.
RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT: DCAN'S MENTAL HEALTH TOOLKIT
We recognize that getting back into a routine after a long break can be challenging! Detroit College Access Network (DCAN) has put together this mental health toolkit for you to use that offers many activities, tips, and resources to help.
FEATURED RESOURCES:
  • Check out this calendar for student webinar opportunities.

  • If you or your family are in need of any resources, please reach out to us at any time or explore this list of COVID-19 Resources