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Career One Stop: careeronestop.org
Occupational Outlook Handbook: bls.gov/oco
America's Career Info Net: acinet.org
You can also take a free career exploration assessment at michigancap.org
FREE Career Cruising-Career Exploration, Scholarships, and extensive College information. www.careercrusing.com
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knowhowtodo.acenet.edu is an informational website about how to prepare for college, primarily designed for 8th-10th grades.
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You should be aware of scams! You should never pay for a college or scholarship search. There are many free resources listed below and in the scholarship section of this website where you can search for scholarships and research colleges.
Some community colleges have dorms! In Michigan the following community colleges have dorms and are Promise schools; Southwestern Michigan College, Northwestern Michigan College, North Central Michigan College, Gogebic Community College, and Bay de Noc Community College.
MICHIGAN POSTSECONDARY HANDBOOK
The Michigan Postsecondary Handbook contains current information on admission requirements, campus characteristics, program offerings, and application procedures for each college and university in Michigan, as well as information pertaining to the various private occupational schools that are licensed or approved by Michigan agencies. Information for these occupational programs was provided by the Michigan Departments of Education, Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, and Transportation. Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment program information is also provided.
Go to the handbook!
MICHIGAN COLLEGE ACCESS PORTAL
Get free help transitioning from high school, to college and career
Research and compare colleges
Search for scholarships
Learn about financial aid and estimate costs
Take online career exploration assessments and research various occupations
MY COLLEGE DOLLARS
On this site sponsored by the CollegeBoard and MTV, you can search scholarships, discover important steps in financial aid and track scholarship deadlines.
COLLEGE IS YOURS 2.0
This is a book by Patrick J. O'Connor, Ph.D. It is an easy-to-use guide for students getting ready for college and covers a variety of topics including college fairs, test taking tips, campus visits, applications, essays and much more.