11 Tips I Wish I Knew to be Successful in College

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Getting involved in clubs, groups, sports, and more can be intimidating when you are in college. If you don’t know anyone it can be difficult to go alone. However, this is completely normal and something that everyone goes through. I saw an AMA poster on one of the whiteboards in my classroom and decided to check it out. I was so nervous on the way there and even once I got there. I felt much better when I started talking to members.

Over 40,000 apply for Michigan Reconnect in first two weeks

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In the two weeks since launch, over 40,000 Michiganders have submitted applications to take advantage of the Michigan Reconnect program on their path to pursuing an associate degree or skills certificate though their local, in-district community college.

Tomorrow’s Talent Series

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To inform young U.P. residents of the benefits of a career in manufacturing, local organizations came together to facilitate the Tomorrow’s Talent (T2) series.

Free College Credit Opportunities Now Available to Michigan Residents

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Modern States Education Alliance and the College Board have partnered with the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) to offer Michigan residents free online preparation courses for any of College Board’s College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams – giving Michiganders a chance to earn college credits at Michigan universities and community colleges without taking coursework.