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Services

  • Academic Professional and Peer Tutoring (in groups or individual)
    Tutoring is offered in a variety of subject areas including: Math, English, Biology, Chemistry, and Accounting.  Tutors are graduates and/or upper level undergraduate students with extensive knowledge and expertise in the subjects they tutor. Other subjects may be offered depending on availability. Tutoring is available on a weekly as needed or walk-in basis. Please check each semester for any updates for available tutors and their service locations.
     
  • Counseling/Advisement and assistance in postsecondary course selection
    We offer one-on-one academic, personal, or career counseling to students. Our academic coaches are tailored to fit the individual needs of each student and can include such issues as test anxiety, test taking strategies, time management, and study skills. We also offer some personal or career counseling by Certified Career Coaches. This service is available to students for as long as they are enrolled at Bay Mills Community College and are active participants in TRiO/Student Support Services.
     
  • Financial Aid (FAFSA) Assistance, Education, or Counseling for Financial and Economic Literacy
    Grant aid opportunities are available to eligible students. Furthermore, SSS actively informs students about the FAFSA process and assists with the application, other financial resources, including scholarships and fellowships for which they may be eligible.
     
  • Assist students to apply for admission to 4-year programs 
    We offer one-on-one assistance with transferring from BMCC to the college or university you have chosen for continuation of your degree.  Many applications fees are waived if you have TRiO/SSS assist you with your application.  Please talk to your Academic Success Coach early to be eligible for acceptance especially into specific programs. 
     
  • Mentoring 
     
  • Career Exploration and Development

    Individualized action plans are created for each student based on their educational and career goals.  Students are provided with information to assist them during their academic journey by Certified Career Coaches.

  • Workshops, TRiOTalks Social Club, and Cultural Activities
    SSS workshops (available on Moodle), TRiO Talks Social Club, and cultural activities are offered throughout the academic year.  Workshops are always available online (via Moodle) and on-campus in the TRiO Lab. These workshops and activities cover a wide variety of topics which, in turn, help students in their academics as well as personal lives. Check the BMCC Events Calendar, TRiO/SSS Facebook Events Page, and on our TRiO bulletin boards for a complete list of upcoming workshops and activities.
  • Job Shadowing
     
  • Transfer trips to tour Michigan universities
    Our program services include transfer trips to Michigan univrsities and colleges each semester.  These trips are free for all TRiO participants.  Per Diem, hotel expenses, and any other additional group costs are covered by the program.    
     
  • Counseling Referrals
     
  • Computer Lab
    The TRiO Lab is reserved and available only to program participants. Students have internet access and a wide range of software to accommodate their academic needs. Students are also allowed free printing, copies, and some supplies per semester.
     
  • Learning Aids
    In our TRIO Lab there is a wide variety of study materials, learning aids, including calculators and some text books are available to all participants.  Please see our Administrative Assistant in the Lab for assistance with these items.   

 

 

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid: The online submission for your application for college financial aid.

https://fafsa.ed.gov/

Federal Student Aid: The resource for federal student aid and information on loans.

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/

Luminosity: A web-based application that uses games to improve cognitive abilities. Provides information about memory, brain health and cognition. 

www.lumosity.com/

MyPlan: Helps students and professionals plan more fulfilling lives by making well-informed decisions about their education and careers.

www.myplan.com/

College Board: An official college planning and preparation site with tools to help you succeed. 

www.bigfuture.collegeboard.org

Khan Academy: An online source to helping students learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more. 

www.khanacademy.org

Owl Purdue: An online writing resource to help with formatting and style guides for APA, MLA, and research papers.

www.owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/