Hello!

October is here, which means it’s officially Michigan College Month! While you may still be building your school list, be sure to take advantage of the many virtual college fairs happening this month. Keep reading to find out more and check out the webinar calendar in the featured resources section below!

As a reminder, the MSU visit survey and the Welcome Back scavenger hunt survey are due October 13. You should have received links to these surveys via email. You will want to review the materials in Google Classroom while completing the surveys.

*Didn't get one of these surveys? Unsure of if you completed one and not the other? Contact me ASAP at mdangelo@drdfs.org or text (734) 354-7274*

Marissa D'Angelo
Next Level Scholars Program Manager
Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars
mdangelo@drdfs.org
(734) 983-8505
NEWSLETTER CONTENTS:
  • NEW: HBCU Virtual College Fairs
  • ICYMI: Virtual Visit to Michigan State University
  • REMINDER: FREE Tutor.Com Account
  • Resource Spotlight: MSU Extension's Adulting 101 Series
  • Featured Resources
NEW: HBCU VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIRS
Interested in learning more about HBCUs? Use this link to sign up for one of The Common Black College Application's virtual college fairs.

Upcoming fair dates:
  • Saturday, October 17
  • Saturday, November 14

Featured schools include:
  • Alabama A&M University
  • Central State University
  • Tennessee State University

..and more! Click here to see the full list of participating schools!
ICYMI: WELCOME TO OUR FIRST VIRTUAL VISIT FOR 20-21: MSU
Our first virtual campus visit for the 2020-21 academic year opened last week! To complete the virtual visit, be sure to join your school's DFS Google Classroom.

Not sure how to join the classroom? Didn't get an email with the evaluation link? Please reach out to Marissa at mdangelo@drdfs.org or text (734) 354-7274 for assistance.

*Remember, the evaluation is what we will track for your attendance and participation in the Next Level Scholars Program.*
REMINDER: TUTOR.COM FOR NEXT LEVEL SCHOLARS
This is a reminder to you that as a Next Level Scholar with Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars, you have access to FREE online tutoring to help you with your classes this year.

Tutors can help you prepare for exams on key topics and concepts and help you get prepared for whatever your teacher throws at you next!

Tutors are available on demand, 24/7. Simply go to www.tutor.com/drdfs. We hope you find this resource helpful to your academic success!
RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT: ADULTING 101 WEBINAR SERIES
This exciting free 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 Mondays in October starting at 4 p.m. EST. 

  • Oct. 12, 4-5 p.m. - Interviews for success
  • Oct. 19, 4-5 p.m. - Household tasks
  • Oct. 26, 4-5 p.m. - Make a spending plan work for you!

Once registered, youth will receive an email with the zoom link and password. Youth can register for any and all sessions!

FEATURED RESOURCES
  • Check out this calendar for student webinar opportunities. UPDATED 10/6

  • 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