Kristin Ansel

MMSTC Counselor

Email:  kansel@wcskids.net

Phone:  586-698-4399

Welcome to the Counseling Center

Below you will find links to colleges, universities, information on financial aid, scholarships, and some relevant government sites, all of which should help answer any questions about scholarships and financial aid. 

The College Board has determined that AP exams will be given online this year. Please check for updates here: https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/about-ap/news-changes/coronavirus-update

Self-Care Resources from Macomb County Suicide Prevention Coalition

To all students and their families: Please know that this is a stressful time for you and everyone around you. Please be kind and compassionate with yourselves and others. If you need assistance of any kind, please email or Remind text me.  You are not alone. 

Upcoming Scholarship Opportunities:

updated 4/6/2020

We the Students Scholarship April 15th deadline; grades 8-12

Robert Schuele Scholarship April 21st deadline

Extra Credit Union Richard J Spence Financial Literacy Scholarship  extended April 29th deadline

MACAC Maggie Miller Scholarship extended deadline May 1st

Stronger than Hate June 2nd deadline; email: StrongerThanHateChallenge@discoveryed.com

Automotive Hall of Fame Dearborn June 30th deadline; email eva@thedrivingspirit.org with questions

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship June 12th deadline; open to juniors and seniors

Automotive Hall of Fame Dearborn June 3oth (2nd scholarship listed) 

AES Engineers Scholarship October 5th deadline

Warren Garden Club (see Mrs. Ansel for application)

STEM scholarship (2 available: women and minorities) Due April 1st $2,500 each

Student Research Foundation Due July 2020, $2,500-$15,000

PNC Financial Literacy Education Scholarhship: https://pnc.financialliteracy101.org/scholarship/official_rules/

Caring.com Scholarships (deadlines vary) for students interested in health care fields: visit the https://www.caring.com/caregivers/scholarships website for details

American Legion (deadlines vary)

BMI Foundation Scholarships (for students in theater & music; deadlines vary)

Women in Engineering SWE (over 200 scholarships valued at over $660,000)

Telluride House (students attending University of Michigan) 

RaiseMe  (ongoing-start as early as 9th grade)

Greater Metropolitan Association of Realtors Scholarship

Community Foundation of Greater Rochester  (deadlines vary)

University HQ: Search for a variety of scholarships

College & University Information

The American College Testing Service         Career Cruising        American Colleges and Universities          College View          College Financial Aid Offices      All Universities         Peterson's Education Center         All Colleges           The College Board Online           Online Campus Tours          Princeton Review      Careers and Colleges          Common Application           Colleges and Online Applications           College Net

Test Preparation

New! FREE SAT Prep Interactive Program

ACT Assessment            SAT and AP Exams          Peterson's Test Prep        Princeton Review          Kaplan Test Prep             Study Hall SAT Prep                Simulated SAT and ACT testing          Careers and Colleges Test Prep            ACT Preparation Websites        Student Connect 

NEW!!

ACT: https://www.varsitytutors.com/free-act-resources
SAT: https://www.varsitytutors.com/free-sat-resources

An interactive website that currently provides diagnostic tests, practice tests, flashcards, and questions of the day for the ACT and SAT.  In addition to the website and mobile app, VarsityTutors also has a completely free, downloadable ACT prep book with over 600 pages of content, available here: https://www.varsitytutors.com/act-prep-book

Scholarship Searches and Financial Aid

FAFSA on the Web         CSS Profile         Michigan Department of Education         U.S. Department of Education           AmeriCorps       Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation         College Net Scholarship Search          Federal Financial Aid Information          Scholarship Coach           Fresch! Scholarship Search     Michigan Student Aid         Michigan Education Trust          MI-CASHE Scholarship Search Service           Scholarship-Page         SRN Express      Funds Net Services Fastaid             Fastweb             Salliemae         Angelfire Scholarship Search         Go College          Scholarships for College            Scholar Stuff     College Xpress            Scholarship TRAK          Geocollege Scholarship Experts            National Assoc of Student Aid            Fedmoney            Financial Aid Information Page           Scholarship.com              Financial Aid Eligibility Estimator          Scholar Match  College Funds              Scholarship Scams Information                   Gates Millennium Scholars Program            SchoolSoup.com          Annuity.org     Chamber of Commerce

Seven Helpful Websites for College Bound Students

  

1.   Links to more than 60 helpful articles on subjects of interest to college-bound and current college students-

      http://www.college-scholarships.com/blog

 
2.   Lists and links to more than 70 no-cost college scholarship search sites which match students to available scholarships

       http://www.college-scholarships.com/free-scholarship-searches   

3.   A student loan repayment calculator.         

       http://www.college-scholarships.com/financial-aid/student-loan-calculator       
 
4.   Lists colleges by state, with contact information and links

      http://www.college-scholarships.com/colleges-by-state 

5.   An online GPA calculator that many believe is the best on the Internet       

      http://www.college-scholarships.com/gpa-calculator


6.   List of colleges with comprehensive programs for students with learning disabilities-                                        

       http://www.college-scholarships.com/schools/colleges-with-programs-for-students-with-learning- disabilities

Provided by: American Educational Guidance Center    For other helpful college sites go to their website at http://www.college-scholarships.com

7. US News and World Report: Guide to Loans and Lenders https://loans.usnews.com/student-loans and  https://loans.usnews.com/student-loans-consolidation-refinancing

 

      

Apply for Summer Camps, Pre-College, and other Learning Opportunities

 

SEE Camp (SWE) www.seecamp.org located on U of M campus application due Feb 24th

Microsoft Philanthropies TEALS 

Ambassador Leaders Programs and dates vary https://ambassadorleaders.com/

Cornell PreCollege Variety of programs, some financial aid available https://sce.cornell.edu/precollege

MIT Summer Programs (some free of charge, not including transportation) https://mitadmissions.org/apply/prepare/summer/

Windward Bound Summer Camp Various dates 

Summer Discovery Various Dates and Programs

Lawrence Tech Summer Camps Various Dates and Programs

Exploring Careers in the Law-Moot Camp July Lansing Michigan (students interested in law)

Mathematics Institute at Oakland University  

Career Academies (dates vary) Macomb

Certified Nurse Assistant Training 

University of Dayton: Minority Engineering and Tech Camp for Young Men, Summer Honors Engineering Camp, Women in Engineering Summer Camp, Entrepreneurship 101, Leadership 101 (dates vary)

Michigan Technological University Engineering ScholarsWomen in Engineering (dates vary)

Boston University Pre-College Programs  High School Honors and Research in Science and Engineering (dates vary)

 Oakland University (various camp topics) https://oakland.edu/summer/camps/

 Ferris State Univesity (various athletic and academic camps) https://www.ferris.edu/summercamps/

 Wayne State University (variety of topics) https://waynestate.inforeadyscale.com/hub

 Wayne State University College of Engineering and Computer Science https://engineering.wayne.edu/community/k12/camp-engineering.php

 University of Michigan (variety of camps, programs, seminars during the school year and summer)

https://youthhub.umich.edu/hub

 Michigan Technological University https://www.mtu.edu/syp/

 Michigan State University Spartan Youth (various topics) https://spartanyouth.msu.edu/

University of Chicago Summer Session (variety of camps, financial scholarships available) https://summer.uchicago.edu/