Making Inroads Between K-12 and Higher Ed

Bill DeBaun from the National College Attainment Network shares ideas and strategies for connecting with higher education institutions throughout the school year

Reflecting on a Year with MCAN and the Rapid Response Enrollment Task Force

Kiersten Nolan is an AmeriCorps VISTA who has been serving at MCAN since October 2020. As her service year comes to an end, we asked her to reflect on her time at MCAN and the projects she has worked on.

Gear Up for FAFSA Season: This Year’s Seniors Need It More than Ever

Oct. 1 looms large on the calendar of every college access and success professional in the United States. No, it’s not the date where they set their reminders to break out their Halloween decorations; it’s the date when the FAFSA opens.

Hacia la equidad a través de la inclusión cultural

Durante el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, rendimos homenaje a la historia, la cultura y las contribuciones de varios países Hispanos/Latinx. Me siento extremadamente honrada y agradecida de poder llamarme miembro de esta comunidad.

Journal of College Access Puts the Focus on Undocumented Students

Earlier today, the Journal of College Access published a special issue, “College Access and Success for Undocumented Students.”

Moving Toward Equity Through Cultural Inclusion

Pursuing a higher education is not an easy feat, even in the best conditions. Aside from the financial strain and academic challenges I faced, I vividly remember the fear of losing my identity in an attempt to be successful at Michigan State University.

Welcome Back to School, These Resources Can Kick Off a Successful Year for Seniors

Our partners at NCAN share some college access resources to help start the 2021-22 school year.

Six Questions with Kate Grove

Former MCAN intern Kate Grove reflects on her summer with MCAN and what she learned about college access and nonprofit work.

10th Birthday Grantees Check-in: Genesee County College and Career Access Network

In this Q&A, Patti Yorks from Genesee County College and Career Access Network (GCCCAN) shares how its 10th Birthday Grant helped fund online college access activities and mobile FAFSA assistance.

10th Birthday Grantees Check-in: Youth Solutions

In this Q&A, Mollie Waller from Youth Solutions shares how its 10th Birthday Grant helped it adapt valuable youth programming to online and hybrid models.