MCAN Unveils New Brand To Help Drive Progress Toward Access and Equity

We are proud to unveil MCAN's new brand, leading us into our next decade of facilitating bold, systemic change.

Advising and Coaching to Help Students Succeed

Zachary Zimmerman is a second-year adviser at Center Line High School. He also coaches high school football and writes about using similar techniques in both coaching and college advising.

In the Business of College Advising

D'Angelo Allen is a college adviser at Taylor High School. He has a bachelor's degree in business administration/marketing and writes about his experience serving in the AdviseMI program.

How MCAN is Adapting in Response to COVID-19

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A Non-Traditional Advising Experience

College adviser Leah Fast serves at two high schools and writes about her experience with Relevant Academy of Eaton County — a non-traditional high school.

Black History Month: Learning History in its 'Fullest Context'

A 2019 article in the New York Times by civics reporter Keith Meatto compiled a list of resources that reveal a harrowing fact about the state of American Education: schooling is still separate and unequal

College Cash Campaign: An Adviser's Perspective

College adviser Stephanie Sustaita writes about the importance of the Michigan College Cash Campaign and her challenges and successes with the initiative while serving in the AdviseMI program at Lakeville Memorial High School.

Top 19 Accomplishments in 2019

MCAN already has ambitious plans for 2020, but first we'd like to pause and reflect on our top 19 college access and attainment successes that happened in the last year.

Reflections From a First-Year Adviser

Being a first-year adviser can be extremely tough and exhausting. This is especially true when there are large shoes to fill. The adviser who preceded me broke many barriers in an effort to increase college access in the local community.

Michigan Coalition for Undocumented Student Success: Network Leadership in Action

My father entered the United States nearly four decades ago as an undocumented immigrant. For many years, he traveled between states to find work so that he was able to provide for his nine siblings and parents back in Mexico.