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College Planning

Complete the FAFSA Form - FAFSA Site

Click here for 7 Easy Steps for FAFSA

Guide to the College Admissions Process - Find answers to common question prospective college students have, about deadlines, Essays and more. Click here for more information.

Guide for families in the College Admission process. Click here for more information.

Dr. Bernier's College Planning Help: This free, expanded, online resource contains information and strategies for all eight college planning steps.

Going Pro with Skilled Trades:

O*Net Online: 

Careerlink Inventory:
Occupational Outlook Handbook (U.S. Department of Labor):

Self-Directed Search: 

Michigan Construction Careers:

Michigan Career Pathways: Career Pathways Brochure

Big Future (college search)

College Navigator (college search and college data)

Naviance (college application and tracker program)

College Bound Michigan Resource Hub:

Guided Path (college application and tracker program)

College Goal Sunday:

College Virtual Tours:

Capital Area College Access Network: -¶m=Film%20Studies

University HeadQuarters - Free  Educational Resource helping students prepare for college.

*Not all college credits transfer to all other colleges. For information on transferring college credit, explore the MACRAO website: and contact the admissions office of the college you are interested in transferring to.

Michigan State University Transfer Course Equivalency Search  click

FAFSA Information

Create a New FSA ID - An FSA ID gives you access to Federal Student Aid's online systems  and can serve as your legal signature


7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA:

Ultimate Guide to the FAFSA:

Graduating Without Debt:

College Savings Plans:

College Planning Help with Frank Bernier:

Financial Aid 101:

MI Student Aid Tuition Incentive Program:,4636,7-372-86868---,00.html