The Art of Connection

College Completion Corps coach Cheyenne La March talks about using her experiences as a student at Bay College to connect with others and help them succeed.

Use This High School Graduation To-Do List to Keep Supporting Students

As the school year comes to a close, seniors will be out of the door and moving onto their next step. Each year, an estimated 10-40% of high school seniors with every intention of enrolling in college do not actually matriculate.

Award Letters Are Arriving — Do Your Students Understand Them?

With College Decision Day rapidly approaching, students might need help navigating financial aid offers. These offers, often referred to as award letters, should spark conversations about college affordability.

Highlighting MCAN's AmeriCorps Alumni

Each year, the MCAN network recognizes AmeriCorps Week as a way to thank and celebrate our currently serving AmeriCorps members, the staff and on-site supervisors who support them, and the many AmeriCorps alumni who have come through our programs.

Addressing Summer Melt Starts in the Spring

Even though it might feel like the end of the school year is far away, for some students, summer melt might already be starting.

An Overview of Postsecondary Funding in Gov. Whitmer's Budget Proposal

On Feb. 8, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer released her fiscal year 2024 budget proposal. This $79 billion plan includes bold investments in higher education, the K-12 system, and early childhood education.

The Value of HBCUs From a School Counselor's Perspective

Historically Black Colleges and Universities have always held a special place in the Black community. They provide a space where Black people can grow, thrive, and exist unapologetically — not only educationally, but also culturally.

Michigan Organizations Celebrate National School Counseling Week

Michigan School Counselor Association, Michigan Association for College Admission Counseling and Michigan College Access Network join together to highlight role of school counselors

Don’t Reinvent the Wheel: Learn from Other Schools’ Success Stories

Lots of districts and schools want to improve their college and career readiness efforts. You don’t need to reinvent the wheel!

Start Your Year Off Right by Refreshing Your College and Career Toolbox

January is here, and as you’re setting your goals and plans for 2023, we at NCAN think it’s a great time to reaffirm your commitment to college and career readiness.