Hello!

We hope you had a chance to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather yesterday!

We are extending our photo contest for one FINAL week. Submit a photo of yourself in your DRDFS t-shirt for a chance to win a prize! Winners will be announced in next week's newsletter!

Also be sure to check out some of the resources and upcoming student webinars included in this newsletter. (As a general reminder, these things are *optional* and not a requirement of DRDFS and the Next Level Scholars Program. We will always indicate when something is a program requirement!)

As always, please 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:
  • NEW: How to Build Your College List with Get Schooled
  • ICYMI: Virtual College and Career Fair
  • REMINDER: Free Tutoring with Tutor.com
  • Resource Spotlight: Student Success Webinar Series with Tutor.com - Critical Thinking & Research Skills
  • Featured Resources
NEW: HOW TO BUILD YOUR COLLEGE LIST WITH GET SCHOOLED
With thousands of different colleges and universities to choose from, how do you find schools that fit your priorities, budget, and academic and career goals?

Get Schooled has outlined some helpful tips and resources for students to follow while they begin to explore what post-secondary path best fits their plans. Check it out!
ICYMI: VIRTUAL COLLEGE AND CAREER FAIR
Still working on building your post-secondary list? Check out this virtual college and career fair opportunity offered by WCCAN (Wayne County College Access Network) .

  • Chat live with representatives from more than 30 colleges, universities & vocational training schools throughout the State of Michigan and around the nation.
  • Find info on grants, loans, FAFSA & scholarships.
  • Ask questions, download information, and seek out the best opportunities for you.
  • Chances to win three $1,000 scholarships!

Happening next Thursday, March 11 from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM.
REMINDER: FREE TUTORING WITH TUTOR.COM
How are classes going? Could you use some help to get your grades up?

Don't forget about your FREE account and log in at tutor.com/drdfs to chat with a tutor in less than 2 minutes.

Not sure how to log-in to your account? Contact Marissa today!
RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT: STUDENT SUCCESS WEBINAR SERIES WITH TUTOR.COM - CRITICAL THINKING & RESEARCH SKILLS
Can't attend live? This session will be recorded and distributed to all registrants.
Want to become an independent learner? Join Tutor.com for another Student Success webinar opportunity to learn about the characteristics of true critical thinkers, and find out how you can:

  • Critically analyze sources 
  • Evaluate evidence to support your claims 
  • Identify assumptions and biases 
  • Understand what plagiarism looks like

This session is hosted by Tutor.com's friendly Learning Design Manager, Dr. Amy Dietzman. There will be a Q&A session after the presentation, so stick around at the end!

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