Blue Water College Access Network

St. Clair County's College Resource | December 2020

College Knowledge for EVERYONE

Welcome to your resource for planning, preparing, and going to college after high school. Blue Water College Access Network is here to provide information and opportunities that will ensure you graduate confidently prepared, with plans for career and college beyond high school. Whether you choose to go on to earn a bachelor's degree, an associate degree, or an industry credential, we can help you get there!

Each month, we will publish a newsletter to keep you on track, informed, and engaged in college activities provided by organizations across the county. To subscribe to the newsletter, submit your email address using this form. Past editions of the newsletter can be found at Contact Nick Beaudry with any questions you might have at

Fall Essentials Wrap-up

Fall Essentials resources are still available

Thank you to all of the students and parents who attended the 2020 Fall Webinar Series events -- you made the events successful. If you missed any events or resources, you can find them at our website using the links below.

2020 Fall Essentials grade-by-grade resources

  • Fall to-do guide for seniors
  • Fall to-do guide for juniors
  • 9th & 10th Grade Checklist

2020 Fall Essentials Webinar event recordings
  • College Applications
  • Scholarships & Paying for College
  • Career Exploration

~Coming Soon~

Look for the 2021 Winter Essentials Series coming in January. This series of resources and events will take students and parents into a college deep-dive full of information straight from the experts, including students and parents who have been there and done that. Stay tuned!

Paying for College

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Community Foundation of St. Clair County Scholarship Portal opens January 2

The Community Foundation's online scholarship application portal will open January 2nd and will remain open through March 14. Visit the website for the full timeline, application tips, and to preview applications that will be available for you. Taking the time to apply might be one of the best investments you ever make!

Adviser Spotlight

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Contact Nick Beaudry, Supervisor of Career and College Programs, St. Clair County RESA

Blue Water College Access Network

For more college-going information, resources, and events, visit the BWCAN website.