College Preparation


It's MI Life

Are you interested in what life is like in college? This website offers an opportunity for students to learn about college through peer-to-peer conversations and helpful college resources, all organized in a social networking platform.

Michigan College Access Network

Michigan College Access Network's mission is to increase college readiness, participation, and completion in Michigan, particularly among low-income students, first-generation college going students, and students of color.

This website was created by the U.S. Department of Education to help students explore their educational possibilities and reach their college dreams.

College Board

The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association with the mission to connect students to college success and opportunity. This website will help you stay on top of every aspect of preparing for college.

Midwest Student Exchange

Participating universities offer out-of-state students a discounted tuition rate through this program through the Midwest Higher Education Compact

I'm First

There’s something special about being first…especially being the first in your family to attend and graduate from college. I'm First is an online community for first-generation college students—and their supporters. Hear inspiring stories and share your own, discover colleges that care about first-gen students, find answers to your questions about college, and receive guidance on the road to and through college.

Going to College

This Web site contains information about living college life with a disability. It’s designed for high school students and provides video clips, activities and additional resources that can help you get a head start in planning for college.

Think College

This site provides students with intellectual disabilities resources to help in planning for a college education and tips from other students on how to be successful.

You Can Go!

Think that you can’t go to college? This site provides a number of resources to help you be successful in getting your college degree. It also has testimonials by other students who once thought just like you, but were then successful in getting in to and completing college.