Black College Graduates Matter

AdviseMI college adviser Rayvon Miles-Smith interviews two Black college graduates about their college experience and the importance of Black history.

Realizing the Importance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

AdviseMI college adviser Janay Johnson reflects on her college selection process and how she dismissed HBCUs too quickly.

FAFSA Verification Remains a Hurdle for Students; Here’s What We Know

Guest author Bill DeBaun, NCAN Director of Data and Evaluation, looks at some of the barriers that prevent students from completing the FAFSA.

Helping Students Find College Cash: Challenges and Successes

First-year AdviseMI adviser Janay Johnson talks about her successes and challenges implementing the College Cash Campaign in her high school.

Impact Map updates

Schuyler Pruis, MCAN's Americorps VISTA for data and technology, walks through the updates to our Impact Map.

Reflecting on My AdviseMI Service: In Pursuit of Dreams

AdviseMI adviser Erneso Duran talks about his accomplishments as an adviser, and what he looks forward to in the new year.

Serving as an Adviser for my Alma Mater: Successes and Challenges

AdviseMI adviser Andrew Zyrowski writes about the successes and challenges of advising students at his high school alma mater.

Making FAFSA a Priority at Central Academy

Central Academy school counselor Mahassin Harp describes how her school won the Governor's FAFSA Challenge by making it a high priority.

Service in Uncertain Times

AmeriCorps VISTA Kiersten Nolan discusses her new role at MCAN and how she hopes to help colleges face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Advising, Overcoming Obstacles, and Helping Students Succeed

Figuring out how best to connect with students has been one of my more difficult challenges while serving as an AdviseMI adviser.