Hello!

Did you take the school based SAT on April 13? Did you know that your scores should be available beginning this Wednesday, May 5? Once you have your score, be sure to upload it to DRDFS for your chance to win a gift card!

Be sure to keep reading to learn more about the free "Adulting 101" series offered by MSU Extension beginning tomorrow, May 5 and to register for our last virtual campus visit to GVSU, happening on May 10. As always, please feel welcome to reach out with any questions/concerns!
Marissa D'Angelo
Next Level Scholars Program Manager
Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars
mdangelo@drdfs.org
(734) 983-8505
NEWSLETTER CONTENTS:
  • NEW: Live session with DRDFS & GVSU Admissions - REGISTER NOW!
  • NEW: MSU Extension Presents: Adulting 101
  • ICYMI: MCAN's Michigan Student Recruitment Opt-in Survey
  • REMINDER: Free Tutor.com Account
  • Resource Spotlight: DRDFS Fundraising Weeks
  • Featured Resources
NEW: LIVE SESSION WITH DRDFS & GVSU ADMISSIONS - REGISTER NOW!
Join DRDFS and Grand Valley State University Admissions for an informative LIVE session via Zoom to learn more about what GVSU has to offer!

The session will take place Monday, May 10th at 9:30 AM. Registration is required. Register here.
NEW: MSU EXTENSION PRESENTS ADULTING 101
This exciting series of Adulting 101 is being offered for high school youth to help prepare for life on your own.

Different session topics will be offered on Wednesdays in May starting at 4 p.m. ET. Each session will last approximately an hour. 

  • May 5 - Resume Writing: Join us for a presentation that includes the basics of resume writing. Topics including formatting styles, how to catch an employer’s eye, what not to include, writing tips and tools.

  • May 12 - Public Speaking: This workshop helps participants learn the best practices of public speaking.

  • May 19 - Living on Your Own: The Informed Renter: Identify benefits and negatives of renting vs. buying a home and affordability. 
Once registered, you will receive an email with the zoom link and password. Register here. You are welcome to register for any and all sessions!
ICYMI: MCAN'S MICHIGAN STUDENT RECRUITMENT OPT-IN SURVEY
Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) wants to help you go to college, and one of the ways we're supporting you is by creating this survey! Submitting this survey will allow colleges to receive your information, get in touch with you about your college plans, and share what their college has to offer.

*MCAN will only share this information with institutions that agree to not share the information outside of their institution. 
REMINDER: FREE TUTOR.COM ACCOUNT
Feeling overwhelmed with school work? Don't forget, all students in the Next Level Scholars program have FREE access to tutor.com's 24/7 on demand tutoring!

Try it out today! If you cannot locate the email with your log-in information, please reach out to Marissa at mdangelo@drdfs.org or send a text to (734) 354-7274.
RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT: DRDFS FUNDRAISING WEEKS
Center Line’s High School’s Fundraising Week is off to a great start, and runs through Friday! Keep an eye out for the Special Fundraising Editions of Next Level News this Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Remember the student who raises the most will win a gift card.

Fundraising Week for Melvindale High School starts next Monday, May 10th! Stay tuned later this week for more information.
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