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.
Learn about the FAFSA, how to complete it, important deadlines, and how to submit your forms.
FAFSA: What It Is & Why It's Important [Video]
What is the FAFSA and why it's important for financial aid in college.
How to Create an FSA ID
Filling out your FAFSA? You will need to create an FSA ID. Here's how to create your FSA ID!
When Is Your FAFSA Due?
The federal FAFSA Deadline is June 30, but each state has their own priority deadlines to remember. Find out yours here!
Your FAFSA Is Filed, Now What?
You filed your FAFSA, but now what? Here are the six steps your FAFSA will now go through.
How Change in Circumstances Forms Work
Didn't receive enough financial aid? Don't panic! Here's how to fill out a change in circumstances form.
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.
Most Common College Essay Topics
Get familiar with the most common college essay topics to shape your own narrative for college admissions.
How to Outline & Write Your College Application Essay
Make your essay the star of your application! Here's how to outline, organize, and write a great college essay.
10 Extracurricular Activities to Boost Your College Application
Want to stand out on your college applications? Here's some extracurricular activities that can boost your college applications.
How To Make Your College Application Stand Out
College admissions officers look at a lot of college applications - here's some tips on how to make yours stand out!
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
What’s the Difference Between the SAT, ACT, & PSAT?
Here are the differences between the SAT, ACT, and PSAT.
Study for the SAT: Free Resources, Advice, & More
The SAT is a challenging test, but if you give yourself enough time to study and take advantage of the free resources, you'll do great!
Expensive College Application Fees Got You Down? Get A Waiver
College application fees can add up quickly! Here's how to request an application waiver to save some money.
How to Answer Multiple Choice Questions
Want to do better on your exams? Check out our guide on how to answer multiple choice questions!
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!
How to Send SAT & ACT Scores To Colleges
You get up to four free score reports! Here's how to send SAT scores and ACT scores to colleges.
Resources to Stay Healthy
Try out these tips to help you reduce stress, remain calm, and stay healthy.
How to Practice Self-Care When You Return to School
The time you spend on and with yourself is essential to your well-being! Here's how to practice self-care after a school break.
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.
Free Meditation Apps
These free apps can help you relax, focus on what’s important, and ease your anxiety.
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.
How To Start Journaling With Free Apps
These free apps can help you capture your thoughts and feelings, reflect, and plan for the future.
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.