SUCCESS STORIES

Jennifer Hanson

Petoskey

Jennifer Hanson and her husband Randy both earned their GEDs at the Petoskey Adult Education Learning Lab. Jennifer was selected as one of the student speakers at the 2011 Adult Education Commencement Ceremony. "If I was going to get a better job, or go to college, or set a good example for my daughter, I needed to go back to school and finish my education," said Jennifer. She and  and Randy both enrolled at NCMC.

 

West Shore Community College


Resources are available at West Shore Community College to help you transition to postsecondary education, and to help you progress smoothly toward graduation. Here are lists of resources that provide special support to adult learners.

 

Paying for College:

Financial Aid Programs: A listing of available financial assistance programs, including grants, loans, and scholarships.

Scholarships: A listing of scholarship programs and the process for applying.

Loans: Application process and requirements of student loans.

Veterans Benefits: Specialized financial assistance and other benefits for eligible military veterans.

Financial Aid Steps: Step-by-step instructions for applying for financial assistance at West Shore.

Cost Calculator: Calculates the estimated cost of a semester, including tuition and various fees.

 

Enrollment:

Apply for Admission: Enroll in WSCC online application system.

Programs of Study: Listing of programs.

 

Support for Adult Learners:

Learning Support Services: Study center and office for support services such as tutoring, disability assistance, and assessments.

Disability Services: Assistance and support for students with disabilities.

Tutoring Services: The Learning Support Services center provides tutoring services. Learn how tutoring can help, and sign up to request a tutor.

Online Tutorials: Links to online tutorials to assist with math, grammar, writing, and text taking anxiety.