Week 4: Keep going!
Week 4: Keep going!
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You are a quarter of the way done with Fall 2021, Great Job!
Our suggestion? Make meeting with your Transition Coach or L@s GANAS Program Coordinator a habit. We can keep you on track and make sure you don't miss any opportunities. 
Click on our names below to schedule an appointment with us.
-L@s GANAS Staff
Liz Ramirez (McG)     Paola Chavez (Transition Coach)     Sophia Silva (Transition Coach)
Notability - allows me to take my notes on my iPad so I don’t have to deal with carrying binders or notebooks.
Google Sheets - I keep my weekly planner for my homework on there.
-Yoselyn Porcayo, McG Mentor
My Student Life - it organizes my class schedule as well as homework assignments and test dates
-G Medina, McG Mentor
Check Out More Apps HERE
Want to participate in next week's Community Consejo?
Submit your advice here or follow us on Instagram and share your advice through our stories! 
Click HERE for resources for preventing suicide, whether you are helping a student, friend, family member, or even yourself. We hope that the educational materials provided on this page give you the resources, skills, and strength to keep our flames alive.

U & I Emergency Fund 

The U and I Care Fund provides temporary, short-term financial assistance to currently enrolled students who are unable to meet essential expenses due to a temporary or unexpected hardship. This emergency funding program is designed to offer financial assistance to students in the form of one-time awards (typically not exceeding $1000). Please be prepared to show documentation supporting claims. 
Examples of expenses typically covered: overdue rent, eviction, medical emergencies, safety needs. For more information click here
The application can be found here
Talk to your transition coach, advisor, or program coordinator for additional aid opportunities.
Learn about Illinois' new health coverage program for undocumented and low-income seniors here
Click Here to Find More Info

Apply for the Goldwater Scholarship (STEM)

The Goldwater Scholarship application for 2022 is now open!
You can learn more about the Goldwater Scholarship and soon access applications at their website here: https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/  
Contact the Office of External Fellowships for assistance with your application!
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