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Welcome to Get Schooled Detroit! We teamed up with the Detroit College Access Network (DCAN) and the Detroit Mayor’s office to help you on your path to college and finding your first job.

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Get Free 1:1 support with school or finding a job by texting #Detroit to 33-55-77

Free Essay Help For Detroit Students!

Need help with an essay? Whether it's a college app essay, scholarship essay, or a homework assignment, Get Schooled can review it for free!

FAFSA Resources

Learn about the FAFSA, how to complete it, important deadlines, and how to submit your forms.

Your FAFSA Is Filed, Now What?

You filed your FAFSA, but now what? Here are the six steps your FAFSA will now go through.

Financial Aid Definitions

We put together a quick glossary of financial aid definitions to make getting the help you need easier!

College Application Essay Resources

Ready to write your college application essay? We've got you covered. Check out these resources to help make writing your college admissions essay a breeze.

College Essay Myths

What should I really be writing?

The Detroit Promise

The Detroit Promise is Detroit high schooler's ticket to free 2-year or 4-year college degree. Learn the requirements, how to qualify, and how to apply.


Learn how to sign up, get fee waivers, prepare for the test, and send your scores to colleges

Managing Your Time on the SAT or ACT

When it comes to the SAT or ACT, every second allowed for the test matters. Check out these tips to help you manage your time!

Resources to Stay Healthy

Try out these tips to help you reduce stress, remain calm, and stay healthy.

Mental Health & Self-Care Resources for Teens

Work, school, and other activities can be taxing on our mental health. Here are some free resources to take care of it.

15 Calming Hobbies for Any Experience Level

This list of calming hobbies can be done by yourself and any can be adjusted to your experience level.

Job Readiness

In collaboration with the Detroit Mayor’s Office and the Detroit College Access network (DCAN), we’re excited to support you in getting ready to succeed in your first job.

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Be Professional

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Career Communication

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Be Smart On The Job

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Digital Literacy

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