Creating a college-going culture in St. Clair County
State may offer help paying for college
One particular state program will help a student pay for college — if the student meets certain conditions. Find out more about the Tuition Incentive Program, called TIP, and see if it works for you or someone you know. Get a better idea of the program from this short KnowHow2GO video.
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Oakland University and KNOW2GO partner together to host St. Clair County’s first Ground Robotics Camp at St. Clair County Community College on August 10 – 14. In this introductory-level camp, high school students will work with Lego Mindstorms and VEX Robots to compete in a team-based activity against other teams in the camp. Students will work alongside OU Faculty and instructors to learn new concepts and build, adjust, and program your team’s robot. Click here to register now!
Career Exploration Camp
Oakland University and KNOW2GO invite you to discover your future as you explore exciting career options in criminal justice, business, healthcare, graphic design and communication. You’ll participate in healthcare simulation activities, visit a sheriff department, develop business strategies and much more. Camp will be held at St. Clair County Community College on August 17 – 21. Click here to register now!
Michigan's transition to the SAT
For more resources and up-to-date information about Michigan's transition to the SAT in 2016, click here.
ACT Prep classes
St. Clair Counfy KnowHow2GO will offer ACT Prep classes again this fall for any student planning to re-take the ACT. The classes will be held at St. Clair County Community College on Sept. 19, Sept. 26, and Oct. 3. Registration will begin on August 1. If you are interested in knowing as soon as registration opens, sign up for our email group.
Paying for college
Seniors should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to receive help in paying for college. It is free to file and available online at fafsa.ed.gov.
Junior TechPort Soup postponed
Junior TechPort Soup, a Shark Tank-like event for young entrepreneurs, invites high school students in St. Clair County to submit business ideas for an opportunity to pitch their plans in front of local business leaders in a competition to win scholarship or business start-up money. More details are available on the Junior TechPort Soup website. Students who need assistance or a deadline extension are encouraged to send an email.