1000 Adams St.
Bay City, MI 48708, USA

Phone (989) 893-6026

We're here to help you navigate the sometimes-stressful process of applying for a enrolling in college.
The College Prep Survival Kit is designed to alleviate some of the stress students and their families feel about the process of preparing for college. The finished product is a filing crate filled with valuable information and a great way to keep everything organized and on schedule. It is also available in flash drive form. If you would like a kit or if you would like to discuss the contents of the kit (which are also provided below in PDF form), call (989) 893-60256 or email us to set up an appointment.

For additional resources, useful websites and materials for specific groups (veterans, foster youth, etc.), please see our Other Resources page.

1. General Information

2. Visiting & Applying

Resource Center Information

Preparing Your Student for College

College Steps: Elementary

College Steps: Middle School

College Steps: Freshmen & Sophomores

College Steps: Juniors

College Steps: Senior Timeline

Choosing a Major & Career

 East Central Michigan Hot Jobs

 Michigan Hot Jobs

Useful College Terms

Next Steps

GPA & ACT Tier

College Campus Visits

Campus Visit Record

College Application & Essay Tips

College Application Tracker

Delta & SVSU Contact Information

College Meal Plans

3. How Far, How Much

4. Credentials

How Big, How Far

How Much

Michigan Community Colleges Map


Cover Letter Sample

Sample High School Resume

Sample Resume for College Students

Resume Tips

 Robot-Friendly Resume

5. Financial Aid

6. Scholarships

Types of Financial Aid

FAFSA Information

EFC and Pell Grants

How to Create an FSA ID

Who's My Parent on the FAFSA?

Tuition Incentive Program

Michigan Competitive Scholarship

Savings Comparison Chart

 Delta College Special Needs Funds

Scholarship Game Plan & Essay Tips

Additional Scholarships: HS Seniors

Additional Scholarships: College/Adults

Scholarship Scams Tip Sheet

Scholarship Tracker