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What Autism Is Like For Me: A Female Perspective

An anonymous contributor describes the educational challenges they faced as a female person on the autism spectrum.

Press Releases

Access MCAN's press release archive for details on new and past announcements and announcements regarding higher education, advising, and grants. View More

MCAN awards 10 schools with Game Changer Grants

Funded projects include a range of initiatives to increase access and support students as they transition to postsecondary education.

MCAN presents recommendations to State Appropriations Subcommittee

Ryan Fewins-Bliss, Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) executive director, provided testimony during the Feb. 24 meeting of the Michigan Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Universities and Community Colleges.

MCAN applauds commitment to postsecondary education in Gov. Whitmer’s budget proposal

Budget proposal for the 2023 fiscal year invests in students, educators and educational institutions

Blog

Authored by MCAN staff, board members, and partners, our blog shares different perspectives of the college access journey in Michigan. View More

What Autism Is Like For Me: A Female Perspective

An anonymous contributor describes the educational challenges they faced as a female person on the autism spectrum.

Charter Schools: Providing Flexibility and Specialized Options to Michigan Families

Vaughn Springer, project coordinator with MAPSA - Michigan’s Charter School Association, reflects on her charter school experience and how her current work helps provide Michigan families with greater educational options.

A Quick Guide to Financial Aid Award Letters

For all of the excitement they bring, financial aid offers have a reputation for being a bit confusing. But with the right information, analyzing and comparing financial aid offers from colleges and universities is a process students can tackle.

In the News

Stay up-to-date on the latest in college access with announcements, blog posts, and related news from MCAN and our partners. Explore MCAN's work featured in statewide and national publications and media outlets. View More

MIchigan Business Beat | Ryan Fewins-Bliss Reviews MCAN's Advocacy Day

Jeffrey Mosher welcomes back Ryan Fewins-Bliss, MCAN executive director of MCAN, to review this year's College Access Advocacy Day.

Anthony Carnevale on why completing college matters in Michigan

For most workers, having some college education is now the most reliable route to a good job. Eighty-two percent of good jobs in Michigan go to workers with education beyond high school, compared to around 80 percent of good jobs nationally.

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.