Alpena High School awarded for college readiness, culture shift

Alpena school officials last week received kudos from a statewide organization that recognized the district for strong steps in opening the door for students to attend college.

Sault and Pickford schools receive grant to expand college access network

Sault Area High School and Pickford Public High School, along with eight other Michigan high schools, received grant money for programs to help students prepare for college.

Lapeer High School hosts Decision Day to help with ‘next step’

The Lapeer High School counseling department organized the school’s Decision Day. A celebration of all things “next step,” seniors were invited to share their post-grad plans, whatever that plan might be.

As Gretchen Whitmer pitches Michigan education, a lag in college enrollment

College enrollment among Michigan high school graduates continues to lag compared to pre-pandemic rates, a challenge that could impact the state’s economy for years if not addressed.

Whitmer declares next week as School Counseling Week

In Michigan, this year’s School Counseling Week is supported by a collaboration between Michigan College Access Network, the Michigan Association for College Admission Counseling and the Michigan School Counselor Association.

Bringing light to lucrative post-secondary options

Following Michigan College Month, it’s important to consider what continuation of education looks like for all Michiganders.

Ryan Fewins-Bliss | Michigan College Access Network Invests $50,000 In Student Incentives

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with MCAN Executive Director, Ryan Fewins-Bliss as Michigan College Access Network has invested $50,000 in student incentives to improve FAFSA completion rates.

Opinion | Michigan needs more college grads. Step one: completing the FAFSA

Students who skip college because they don’t think they can afford it – most often students of color, low-income students, and/or would-be first-generation college students – undercut their own economic opportunities.

High school seniors encouraged to complete FAFSA by March 1

Michigan high school seniors are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1 to ensure priority consideration for state aid.

Pickford graduates celebrate Decision Day

On July 8, Pickford High School graduates were able to participate in Decision Day.