Getting into college is the culmination of all of your hard work in school. It also requires a well-thought-out plan.


Set yourself up to succeed by starting early, learning about colleges' expectations and making the most of your contacts.

Senior Year Checklist

  • Apply for all colleges and universities on “top schools list” during the fall semester

  • Visit/contact all schools that award acceptance

  • Contact final school of choice, as well as other schools that have awarded acceptance

  • Apply for the FAFSA on January 1st of your senior year (or shortly thereafter)

  • Apply for scholarships and other financial aid awards throughout the year

  • Maintain good grades

Find out how to get started and move through high school to the college of your dreams.

Check back for the next

Career and College Fair date.


Flint Community Schools students have an


Students with the place-based scholarship can use the funds for a 2 or 4-year degree programs, as well as certain trades programs.

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Flint, Michigan 48503-1974