College Cost Comparison As of 2013/14 (Sample of 6)
Questions to ask about college academics: Click HERE
Questions to ask before you make your final college choice: Click HERE
Benefits of private colleges: Click HERE
Ways to better understand how to afford college: Click HERE
Things to do when starting your college search: Click HERE
Things to consider about college campus life: Click HERE
Things to do when starting your child's college search: Click HERE
Online colleges in Michigan: Click HERE
Visit albion.edu/collegesearch for more college search tips!
Juniors interested in top colleges like Yale, Stanford, and University of Notre Dame: Visit www.questbridge.org to see if you qualify for a College Prep Scholarship program. This program will allow you to attend college summer programs and receive invitations to meet admissions officers from top colleges; individualized college admissions counseling; all-expense-paid visits to college campuses, and more. Applications are due in March 2014.
Lawrence Tech Summer Camps for incoming high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in technology, design, or science. Day camps and residential camps are available in a variety of different majors. Please visit www.ltu.edu/summercamps for more information!
The Michigan House of Representatives, Republican Policy Office is seeking to fill unpaid internship openings. Unpaid, but college credit is possible. Intern duties include:
Students will be assigned to work with policy advisor and have the opportunity to experience the process of state policy development in a professional environment.
Minimum Qualifications: Strong written and verbal communiciation skills, ability to work efficiently and independently, possess basic computer skills. Previous office experience, letter writing skills and knowledge of the Legislature and legislative process a plus, but not required.
Send resumes to and cover letter to:
Michigan House of Representatives
Republican Policy Office
Attn: Beth Beebe
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
College Application Procedure
1) Choose the college(s) you are interested in making an application to.
2) Go to the college's web page to download appropriate documents (e.g. application including counselor page) or ....
3) Complete the college's online application. Most schools still have the counselor page that needs to be printed and submitted to the counseling office for signature.
4) After you complete all the appropriate documents, bring them to Mrs. Lopez in the guidance office at the North Campus. She will print your transcript and give the full packet to the appropriate counselor. The office will mail the documents once the counselor has competed all necessary processing. College applications are processed by Mrs. Lopez every Thursday.
College Planning Websites
A helpful website to find the right school for you. Includes: tips, resources, search engines of schools, and other helpful information! Visit http://www.michigancollegeguide.com/ for more information.
Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook- includes employment training, earnings, projections, publications, etc. www.bls.gov/oco. This is a great resource to search what job possiblities are available!
This special section for students at www.actstudent.org/college is loaded with college planning tips.
US Department of Education's website with information for students and parents www.ed.gov.
GEAR UP- Gain Early Awareness and Readiness for undergraduate programs. Resources to help low-income students prepare and succeed in postsecondary education. www.ed.gov/gearup.
A College Search Program www.collegeview.com.
Compass Film Academy - Teaching students the core of excellent writting and production techniques, from conception to storyboards to the final cut. Do you have a passion for creative
arts? Visit www.compass.edu.
Information for Parents: Go to www.act.org/path/parent to find educational and career development information for parents.
Check out this website with a list of Michigan Culinary
Schools or this website for Michigan Vocational and Technical Schools.
School Websites: Below are links to popular school websites for your convenience and usage.
University of Illinois
University of Indiana
University of Iowa
University of Michigan
Michigan State University
University of Minnesota
University of Nebraska
Ohio State University
Penn State University
University of Wisconsin
Popular Michigan Colleges:
Central Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Ferris State University
Lansing Community College
Wayne State University
Western Michigan University
Division III Schools:
Division II Schools:
Grand Valley State University
Saginaw Valley State University
Ivy League Schools: