College Help

Use these resources to find information on paying for college, and how to find the right college for you.



Michigan Student Aid

The Michigan Department of Treasury's resource for how to save for college, student scholarships and grants, and webinars for students and their families.

Scholarship Finder Tool from LearningExpress Library

Requires a LearningExpress Library account, which requires an email address. The Scholarship Finder Tool is an online database of thousands of scholarships which can be searched according to your requirements.

(How to) Hack College, Get a Great Education, & Stay Out of Debt While Doing It

The founder of gives common sense advice in deciding whether or not to go to college, and how to avoid common pitfalls if you do.

College Search

Created by CollegeBoard, this page lets you search for colleges by location, majors, type, and campus life to find the right school for you.

Career Help

Use these resources to get help on finding the right career for you, learn about different trades, how to write a resume, and training opportunities.


Career One Stop

Sponsored by the US Department of Labor, this is a great resource for exploring careers you are interested in, and taking assessments to find careers that suit your interests and abilities.

Going Pro in Michigan

Learn about professional trades in Michigan and where you can get training, what each trade entails, and take assessments to find the right trade for you.

Michigan Works!

Michigan Works! Southeast serves Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, and Washtenaw counties. They offer services such as resume help, career coaching, and training opportunities. This is also the office to contact if you are looking for summer employment.

How to Find a Job as a Teenager

An article published by gives advice to teens in how to search for jobs, resume examples for teens, how to prepare for an interview, and other helpful tips.