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While we work to get Suited for Success to your home (more on that below) be sure to take a minute to send a thank you to your Dollars for Scholars High School Adviser(s) if you haven't already. (We are working on something special for them too!)

As you may know, DFS always likes a good competition! Next Level News is meant to continue inspiring you by sharing targeted resources with you while keeping it fun and engaging. Bragging rights go to the senior Class of 2020 for having the highest interaction rate for the First Edition of Next Level News! Let’s see if you can hold the leader board this week. In this edition, check out the linked resources below, review the highlights from the last newsletter, celebrate your accomplishments through "Decision Day," and see what the most popular quarantine activity has been for seniors!

Each class of Next Level Scholars receives a different newsletter based on content YOU want to know more about. If you have ideas, need further support, or just want to give us your feedback please click the blue button below!

Marissa D'Angelo
Next Level Scholars Program Manager
Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars
mdangelo@drdfs.org
(734) 983-8505
NEWSLETTER CONTENTS
  • NEW: Decision Day 2020, Sign Up Today!
  • ICYMI: Suited for Success Celebration & Post-Secondary Decision Support
  • Resource Spotlight: COVID-19 Impacts on Deadlines
  • Featured Resources
  • Poll Results: "What's your quarantine routine?"
DECISION DAY 2020
Friday, May 1 is the national "College Decision Day," but celebrations have already begun and will continue throughout the next weeks. Whether you have made your final post-secondary decision or if you are unsure, Michigan colleges and universities are here to support you through the process. Many are hosting live events next week. Click here to view the schedule and put them on your calendar. Don't see your post-secondary institution listed? Click here to let us know and we can help connect you with someone at the institution.
Are you going to connect with your post-secondary institution for College Decision Day?
Yes, my institution is listed and I will attend the live event next week.
Yes, I plan to reach out to my post-secondary institution to check in.
I need help connecting with 1 or more post-secondary institutions.
ICYMI: VIRTUAL SUITED FOR SUCCESS & POST-SECONDARY SUPPORT
Since we can't all be together to celebrate this huge milestone, we're sending the celebration to YOU!

The first round of boxes are headed your way! Make sure you get yours in time by checking in with Erin here and completing the post-secondary decision survey if you haven't already, so we have the details we need to send Suited for Success to your home!
RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT: COVID-19 IMPACTS ON DEADLINES
Deadlines and dates are rapidly changing for many colleges and universities in our state due to COVID-19. We've compiled some resources below to help keep you up to date on the latest info.

  • Fall 2020 Admissions COVID-19 Plans from Michigan’s Four-Year Universities and Colleges can be found here. Please contact the person listed on the document for additional information about that school’s specific plans. 

  • Check out this list of updates to deposit deadlines and other post-secondary changes at institutions.
FEATURED RESOURCES
  • Click here to review our list of college success resources.

  • Check out this calendar for student webinar opportunities on a variety of topics. DFS will continue to update it as we become aware of more 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.

POLL RESULTS: "WHAT'S YOUR QUARANTINE ROUTINE?"
We asked, you answered!

Senior Next Level Scholars that completed our "What's your quarantine routine?" poll in our last newsletter said they spent the most time watching Netflix .