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Academic Avenue offers SAT and ACT workshops. The cost is $60.00 per class. For more information please call 734-479-7900.
U of M Flint Direct Admit Program for Nursing
High School students interested in nursing who have a 3.4 GPA or better and a SAT 1160/ACT 24 are eligible for the U of M Flint Nursing direct admit program. Applicants who are selected will have a reserved spot in the BSN program once they have finished their Pre-Nursing prerequisite work. The Direct Admit Program provides guaranteed admission to this highly competitive program. Apply to U of M Flint as a Pre-Nursing major, submit your Nursing Direct Admission Application by applying at umflint.edu/nursing-direct and complete an interview and writing reflection. Students will be informed of their acceptance into the Direct Admit Program approximately three weeks after interviews.
Online GPA Calculator
The new online GPA calculator allows students to enter all grades, including those with a "+" or "-", and instantly calculate their GPAs. For more information go to http://www.college-scholarships.com/gpa-calculator.
Khan Academy on College Admissions
For students preparing for college, Khan Academy has new resources on college admissions. Some of the many topics are: Intro to College Admissions, Importance of College, Access to College, Making High School Count, Extracurricular and Leadership Activities, Standardize Tests, Exploring College Options, Campus Visits, Applying to College, College Application Process, Admissions Essays, Letters of Recommendation, Paying for College, Financial Aid App Process, Grants and Scholarships, Work Study, Financial Aid Packages, etc. For more information go to www.khanacademy.org/college-admissions.
InstaEDU and Chegg
There's a new partnership between InstaEdu and Chegg dedicated to bringing free college counseling to first-generation college-bound students. All students who are registered on ImFirst.org,--non-profit Center for Student Opportunity's online community providing first-generation, low-income college students with inspiration, information and support on the path to and through college--are eligible to receive two free hours of on-demand college counseling on InstaEDU.
If you are interested in applying for scholarships, go to http://www.schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directory. Scholarships are listed by a variety of categories including by major, college, state, race, athletics, activities, etc. The site has recently added a new feature that automatically sends a weekly email to a student when a new scholarship that closely aligns to the student profile has been added to the database.
MICHIGAN'S HOT 50 JOBS
Are you curious what the hottest 50 jobs will be in Michigan through 2018? If so, check out the link below. It lists the 50 hottest jobs in Michigan, the employment outlook for those jobs, and their average hourly wage.