Counselor's Corner

Counselor's Corner
Posted on 06/10/2019
Counselors Corner

Jessica Amey
jamey@bangorvikings.org

FAFSA Info - The following are helpful links:
Completion Guide - https://formyourfuture.org/the-guide/
College Board Opportunity Scholarships - https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?excmpid=af19-st-1-ncan


Helpful Resources
1. Student loan debt continues to be a growing issue in the U.S. and at nearly all schools in the country as the cost of college continues to rise. The following report is designed to help you learn which colleges are likely to limit student loan debt and which are likely to inflate it: https://lendedu.com/student-loan-debt-by-school-by-state-2019/
2. The Sallie Mae Paying for College Resource is a new, go-to destination to help students and families make a plan to pay for college. The resource is free, easy-to-use, and includes great information on all the important paying for college topics: https://www.payingforcollegeresource.com/?dtd_cell=SMPLCADCOTDOOTOTOTHOTHRN010091
3. Roadmap to Opportunity - Where will your path take you? Michigan has many high-demand jobs available that require a certificate or an associate degree to get started. Check out these hot jobs and see if one of these opportunities is the right path for you: https://roadmap2opportunity.org/ 

Scholarships, Admission, & Tour Opportunities

  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University Recruitment Day is Sunday, November 10th - Prospective student-athletes will experience a tour of the MVNU campus and meet with current coaches and student-athletes. Register here: https://apply.mvnu.edu/register/?id=d720abf2-748e-40a7-b76a-f86cf5053e46 
  • MEA Scholarship - Eligible students must be a dependent of an MEA member or MEA-Retired member in good standing. Candidates must also be a graduate of a Michigan public high school or private high school that has an MEA bargaining unit. Eligible candidates can apply here: https://mea.org/mea-scholarship/
  • Gannon University Hackathon Cybersecurity Competition - See if you have what it takes and unlock your potential here: https://hackathon.gannon.edu/



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