Eastern Michigan University

Upward Bound
Institute for the Study of Children, Families, and Communities
Eastern Michigan University
201 Boone Hall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: (734) 487-0488
Fax: (734) 487-5088
 
Like us on Facebook
 
 
 
 
Follow us on Twitter

Student Resource Links

Study Skills

Virginia Tech

Study Skills Self-Help Information: Online Study Skills Workshops

Sites to Promote Academic Success

Sites to promote academic success to help you manage your time, take better notes and handle stresses.

Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Provides a number of writing resources, including tutorials on MLA and APA format. 

College Preparation

Preparing for the SAT and ACT 

TestU 

A free personal tutoring program

Kaplan SAT/ACT Strategies for Success Test Prep 

Watch their YouTube channel to develop stronger test taking strategies on the ACT or SAT. 

Applying to College

CollegeQuest 

College application organizer, SAT tips and practice tests, research colleges, apply online, financial aid info and search, discussion groups . Students must create a free account before using. 

College Greenlight

College exploration tool and organizer. Students must create a free account before using this tool. 

Princeton Review

Gather information about tests, admissions, internships, and career programs.

I'm First

College search tool and checklist to help students plot their path to college. 

Career Growth

Career Builder

Career search by job and location with countless on-line resources for the student seeking information about their chosen career.

The Career Key 

Interest inventory, making decisions, choosing college major, parent help.

My Next Move

Allows students to search for careers by keywords or industry. Students can also take an assessment if they are unsure of what careers are of interest to them. 

Scholarship and Financial Assistance

FAFSA on the Web
Free Application for Federal Student Aid: complete it online or download a printable version

Financial Aid

Provides information on college funding options from the U.S. Department of Education. 

Fast Web
A financial aid and career Internet site for college students, college-bound students and their parents, and recent college graduates.

College Board
Provides programs and services in the areas of teaching and learning, assessment, guidance, placement, financial aid, admissions, and enrollment.

Peterson's Guide
Database of more than 850,000 college scholarships, awards, grants, and prizes.

Princeton Review
Provides information about the financial assistance process and offers good advice about getting the money you need to attend the school of your choice.

UNCF
Provides a wide range of African-American scholarship information

Student Aid
The Student Financial Assistance Programs are the largest source of student aid in America, providing over $40 billion a year in grants, loans and work-study assistance. Here you'll find help for every stage of the financial aid process, whether you're in school or out of school.

Personal Growth

  • facebook
  • twitter
  • youtube
  • linked in
  • Blog EMU
  • EMU app