Webinar Series

To enhance MCAN's professional development strategy, MCAN has developed two learning communities:

  • Counselor and Direct Service Provider Learning Community (including: counselors, college advisers, mentors, direct service professionals), and
  • Local College Access Network Coordinator Learning Community. 

We support these learning communities through a number of resources and opportunities including a webinar series, listservs, scholarship opportunities for continued learning, and hosting our annual conference. All webinars available for the public will be listed here.

Questions about webinars, joining one of the listservs, or scholarship opportunities?
Please contact Jamie Jacobs, Director of Professional Development at jamie(a)micollegeaccess.org.   


Upcoming Webinars

SAT/ACT Test Prep Program through Career Cruising/Xello

This webinar will provide an overview of Method Test Prep, an SAT/ACT prep program that can be accessed directly or through the Career Cruising/Xello platform. The program gives students a checklist of 15 minutes tasks to complete and students who use the program increase their SAT scores an average of 150 points and their ACT scores an average of 3 points.

Date: Tue, Jan 15, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

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Counselor Tools for Helping Students Understand Financial Aid

Affordability is key for many students and families when choosing colleges. Learn specific ways to help them approach the issue, including how to interpret, share, and translate information from tools like financial aid award letters, the College Scorecard, and net price calculators, and how to help them navigate the financial aid application process, even if they are selected for verification. Hear more about the recent implementation of early FAFSA/prior-prior year and related opportunities and considerations. 

Date: November 6, 2018 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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The Financial Side of Access and Persistence: Best Practices for Ensuring Student College Financial Success.

With longitudinal student outcomes, affordability, and college financial insecurity becoming only larger concerns for low-income students, the financial implications of college persistence must become a larger point of focus in access and success conversations. Edquity is a new technology platform that supports students around college financial matching, planning, FAFSA completion, financial aid award evaluation and interpretation, and college financial management. Edquity supports students and More...

Date: Wed, Oct. 25, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

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