Hello!

SAT season is upon us, but do not fret - you got this! Keep reading for a reminder on how to access The Princeton Review for your test prep (you can also go back and access the summer SAT prep edition of the newsletter by clicking here).

There are also many virtual college fairs and useful webinars coming up, many of them do require that you sign up if you are interested so pay close attention to the details outlined below. As always, feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns!
Marissa D'Angelo
Next Level Scholars Program Manager
Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars
mdangelo@drdfs.org
(734) 983-8505
NEWSLETTER CONTENTS:
  • REMINDER: SAT & SAT Prep Resources
  • NEW: NACAC's Virtual College Fairs
  • ICYMI: Carnegie Mellon Virtual Visit Opportunities
  • Resource Spotlight: NACAC's Top 12 Tips for Making the Most of Virtual College Fairs
  • Featured Resources
REMINDER: SAT & SAT PREP RESOURCES
SAT test day is just around the corner! All DFS partner schools will take the SAT on one of the following dates:

  • Wednesday, September 23
  • Wednesday, October 14
  • Tuesday, October 27

Not sure when your school's test date is? Check-in with your DFS High School Adviser!

Don't forget, you still have access to the online portal of SAT Prep resources on The Princeton Review through March 2021. Be sure to take advantage of these resources to help you prep for your test day!

Forgot how to access your account and materials? No worries, click here to view the tutorial of how to access your portal.
NEW: NACAC'S VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIRS
During each NACAC Virtual College Fair, more than 600 college and university representatives will be available to talk with you and other students!

Check out the dates and times listed below:

  • Monday, Oct. 12, 1:00 – 9:00 p.m. ET (Click here to see all the colleges participating on this date.)
  • Sunday, Oct. 18, 12:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET (Click here to see all the colleges participating on this date.)
  • Sunday, Nov. 8, 2:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET (Click here to see all the colleges participating on this date.)

Select which colleges you’d like to learn about! Sign up to attend their live and interactive Zoom sessions on how to apply, financial aid, student life, and more.

Attend as often as you like! (Parents invited, too!) Sign up here.
ICYMI: CARNEGIE MELLON VIRTUAL VISIT OPPORTUNITIES
Interested in learning more about Carnegie Mellon University? Check out the online visit opportunities they are offering! Prospective students can:


  • Check out Carnegie Mellon’s common first-year on-campus housing options and ask questions about living on campus with the Virtual Residence Hall Tour

  • Join the Tartan Ambassadors as they discuss what they’re studying, what they’re researching and how they’re enjoying student life during a Tartan Talk.

  • Learn more about the colleges and programs, admission process, financial aid and campus life in the 1 hour-long Information Session.

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT: NACAC'S TOP 12 TIPS FOR MAKING THE MOST OF VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIRS
Should you still think about college even when everyone is staying at home? Yes! Don’t let the pandemic dampen your college dreams. Find a college and apply. A good way to get started is by attending a virtual college fair. Hundreds of college representatives are online at the same time on each virtual fair date.

Click here to read NACAC'S 12 tips on how to make the most of attending a virtual college fair.
FEATURED RESOURCES
  • Check out this calendar for student webinar opportunities. Updated 9/14


  • 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