Private Student Loans Guide
LendEDU has released a Private Student Loans Guide. The guide covers the following information:
- In-depth comparison of the different private student loan options
- Risks of using private student loans
- Information about servicing
- Information about interest rates
- Application process and eligibility requirements
Visit https://lendedu.com/blog/private-student-loans/ for more information.
Michigan State University Veterinary Tech Program
Michigan State University offers an opportunity to become a licensed veterinary technician in 4 years or less. For more information, visit: https://cvm.msu.edu/future-students/veterinary-technology-program/program-information.
American Red Cross Summer Youth Corps Program
The American Red Cross is offering a summer volunteer opportunity for students:
"The Summer Youth Corps Program is an opportunity for students to receive volunteer experience, a letter of reference, and documented community service hours. Students are required to volunteer for thirty hours between June and August". This opportunity is available to students who are at least 16 years old. Flyers which list further details for the program are available in the counseling office.
Everything You Need to Know About Scholarships
StudentLoans.net has released a guide titled "Everything You Need to Know About Winning Scholarships" which includes the following information:
-What is a scholarship?
- Types of scholarships available
- How to search for scholarships
- How to write effective essays
- How to get a letter of recommendation
- Avoiding scholarship scams!
Visit https://studentloans.net/scholarships/ to view the guide.
Guide to Paying for College
Student Loan Report has released a Complete Guide to Paying for College: Financial Aid, Savings, Student Loans, & Scholarships. This guide reviews the cost of college and the associated steps to pay for it. There are 6 steps in total, including The Cost of College, The Steps to Paying for College, Financial Aid, Scholarships & Grants, College Savings Accounts, and Student Loans. https://studentloans.net/guide-to-paying-for-college/
Summer Career Camps for High School Teens at Oakland University
As the school year comes to an end, students are ready for fun times with their friends over the summer. But as a college-bound teen, summer is also an excellent opportunity to decide on your college major and future career path. Oakland University's summer career camps are a unique pre-college experience for motivated and ambitious high school teens. You will participate in hands-on skill-building activities, roll-up-your-sleeves team exercises, action-packed field trips, and dynamic discussions with OU's faculty, staff and industry professionals. Visit oakland.edu/careercamps for camp descriptions, past-camp photos and videos, camper testimonials and more. In addition, there are brochures in the Counseling Department. The four camps that are available are: Career Exploration Camp, Health Care Professions Camp, Criminal Justice Camp, and Engineering and Computer Science Camp.
LendEDU Student Bank Account Guide
LendEDU has released a Guide to Student Bank Accounts Course.
The purpose of this guide is to explain the basics of banking to high school and college students. Included in the guide:
- Importance of Banking Responsibly
Financial Aid, Scholarships, & Student Loans 101 Course
Attention Students: LendEDU is offering a free online course that covers financial aid, scholarships and student loans. It is 1.5 hours long and covers a wide variety of important information that you will need to know for college. Please click on the following link if you are interested in learning more.
In addition, LendEDU has a free online course that is specific to scholarships. It discusses the following topics:
- What are Scholarships?
- What Are the Different Kinds of Scholarships?
- How to Find Scholarships
- How to Apply for Scholarships - Essay Tips
- How to Apply for Scholarships - Letter of Recommendation Tips
- Avoiding Scholarship Scams
HHS Counseling Course Guide and General Info