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How is it June already? With the end of the school year in sight, you may be ready to take a break from email to recharge and refocus over a well-deserved summer break. Or you may be looking for ways to continue to prepare for post-secondary education and whatever the future may hold. In either case, Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars will be here! As you'll see below, there are tons of opportunities continuing through the summer.

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Marissa D'Angelo
Next Level Scholars Program Manager
Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars
mdangelo@drdfs.org
(734) 983-8505
NEWSLETTER CONTENTS:
  • NEW: The Online College Block Party
  • ICYMI: College Match & Fit
  • Resource Spotlight: Cracking The Code to College Webinar Series
  • Featured Resources
NEW: THE ONLINE COLLEGE BLOCK PARTY
Join College GreenLight and various higher education institutions for this FREE, two-day, online event. Drop-in whenever you can on June 3 & 4 between 6:00pm - 9:00pm to get your questions answered.

Gain expert advice from admissions reps, current college students, and scholarship representatives. 

During these sessions you'll learn more about:

  • Searching for scholarships
  • The application process
  • Test-optional colleges 
  • Essay and application tips
  • Other important college updates

Click here to register and be sure to check out the full schedule !
ICYMI: COLLEGE MATCH & FIT
Wondering what steps to take next as you think about post-secondary education? We are right there with you! Learn more about college matching & how to find the best fit for you by watching this short video . Links to resources and the slides can be found here . Create a College Greenlight profile by clicking the picture & connect with DRDFS today!
RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT: CRACKING THE CODE TO COLLEGE WEBINAR SERIES
Ever wonder what college is really like? Come learn how to write a great college entrance essay and get advice from current students about their college experiences.

  • Tuesday, June 16th @ 11:30 AM: College entrance essay presentation

  • Wednesday, June 17th @ 11:30 AM: College admission advisors panel

  • Thursday, June 18th @ 11:30 AM: College student panel

FEATURED RESOURCES
  • REMINDER: There are a variety of student webinar opportunities available on this calendar. UPDATED 6/1

  • Check out this calendar for additional scholarship 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.