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FSM Statewide Virtual College Fair Toolkit

Attention youth with experience in foster care in Michigan! Are you thinking about college? You ABSOLUTELY should be! Michigan has many resources available to help you pay for and get through college!

The FSM Statewide Virtual College Fair took place on 10/21/20 with over 100 attendees and 15 campuses.  You can find links to recordings of the sessions below! Additionally, see links at the bottom of the page for more info about each of the participating programs. Interested in attending a college not listed below? Click here for a list of all campuses in Michigan with on campus points of contact for youth with experience in foster care!

FSM's TOP 10 TIPS on Getting Ready for College: Watch the video below to learn more about how to set yourself up for success when applying to and transitioning to college! 

Learn more about how to get ready for college with FSM's College Application Toolkit

 

Choosing the Right College for You: Are you trying to figure out which college is right for you? Choosing the right college is a TOUGH CHOICE! Join Emily Hurtado-Arboleda and Maddy Day for a conversation about choosing the best college and making the most of your financial resources! 

 

Financial Aid Resources for Students with Experience in Foster Care: Watch the video below to learn more about the financial resouces that are available in Michigan to help you with experience in foster care pay for college! 

Also be sure to check out the FSM Financial Aid Toolkit for Students for a step by step guide to access financial resources for college! 
 
 
Education Training Vouchers/ETV 101: Watch the video below to learn more about how to make the most of your ETV funding to help meet your educational goals! 
 
Links to Breakout Sessions/Campus Recordings: 

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Fostering Success Michigan is a program of The New Foster Care that aims to increase access and success in higher education and post-college careers for youth with experience in foster care. Learn how you can contribute to building a holistic network that insulates (i.e., strengthens protective factors and reduces risks) the education to career "pipeline." 

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