Focus on your future!

It takes preparation to research and find the best college or university for you. Thinking About Tomorrow is designed to assist you through this challenging process. 

Sign Up Today and take advantage of all of the tips, services, resources, and special events that we have developed just for you.  A college education will help you take charge of your future and open doors to career opportunities and higher earning potential.


College Preparation Checklists

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Careers and College Majors

Explore college majors, career paths, salary ranges and much more with these in-depth resources.

Listen to current students and Difference Makers talk about their college majors and future career plans on UM-Dearborn's YouTube channel.

Things to Consider

Helpful criteria to select and compare your college choices.  Also, a list of places to start with your research!

Do you know your Student Rights and Responsibilities?

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Get College Credit Early

UM-Dearborn offers three programs which provide you with early exposure to higher education (and college credits too): 1) Dual Enrollment, 2) IGNITE  and 3) Summer Enrollment for High School Students.

Tips and Resources

From calculating your finances for college to getting involved in the community - this comprehensive list of resources will be a great asset as you start thinking about tomorrow.

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