College/Career Fairs and Financial Aid Workshops

Upcoming College and Career Fairs and Financial Aid Workshops



Ann Arbor College & Transition Services

Building Bridges for Students who Learn Differently

Thursday, October 24, 2019 @ Huron High School, 2727 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI  48105

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Bringing students from throughout Southeastern Michigan together with colleges and organizations that provide special resources for students with learning challenges.

Sponsored by Ann Arbor Public Schools and Ann Arbor Academy


Financial Aid Workshop 

Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 9 am - noon @ Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center

Click here for an informational flier.

The workshop will consist of:

1.     a presentation on best practices for getting your child in the college of their choice and obtaining significant funding

2.    a writing workshop describing the effective content to be included in an essay

3.    a panel discussion with financial aid counselors from University of Michigan, Concordia College, and Eastern Michigan University. 

A Q & A session will follow each presentation.

The workshop is free of charge and open to all students and their parents, especially those who are beginning to explore their college options.

Lunch will be served at the end of the workshop. For planning purposes we are asking students and their parents to register for the workshop by sending their names, email address, phone number and the number attending to me at


FAFSA Filing Event

Thursday, November 7 from 6 - 8 pm @ LHS West End Media Center

Join us at LHS to get help filing your Financial Aid application for you 12th grade student.  You will get the most out of this event if you bring your 2018 tax information and social security numbers for your 12th grade student and each parent.  We will have LHS counselors and financial aid representatives from EMU and U of M here to help.  Regardless of where your son/daughter plans to attend college, you will be able to get help completing your FAFSA.


Preparing for Tomorrow

November 20, 2019 8:30 am - 1:20 pm

Morris Lawrence Building @ WCC

Workshops Include:

  • Preparing for College
  • Study Skills for College
  • Self-Determination
  • Career Skills w/ Michigan Rehabilitation Services
  • Campus Tour
  • And So Much More...

Free conference and breakfast is provided, bring a bag lunch or money to purchase lunch.

Register online:

Registration closes November 10, 2019.


USA Gap Year Fair @ Skyline High School

Last year, the USA Gap Year Fairs series drew nearly 7,000 students and parents to explore gap year options. This season, the Ann Arbor fair will be held at Skyline High School, 2552 N. Maple Road, on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. The presentation will be from 6:00-6:45PM and the fair will run from 6:45-8:30PM. 

 The presentations for the events will feature gap year counselors and local gap year alumni who will share their expertise with fair attendees. 

 To register for the FREE USA Gap Year Fair:

For more information on USA Gap Year Fairs, visit or follow them on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter.


Metro Detroit National College Fair


When:  Monday, April 27, 8:30 -11:30 am and 6 - 8 pm

Where:  Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan

Students should click here to register

Colleges!  170 booths are already leased.  Come on and join the fun!