College Readiness and Academic Preparation
College Greenlight is a free online resource that addresses the needs of first-generation and underrepresented students. They provide support to high schools, community-based organizations, parents, and students throughout the college search and admissions process.
College Raptor is the best way for high school families to find college matches, discover colleges that may offer them the best financial aid and simplify the college search process—all for FREE!
MiLearns.org is a website for free educational training resources built around video content. Detroit Public Televisions manages this website and is working to provide easy ways to share and access video tools we produce with community partners. Videos can be embedded on your own website, linked through social media, or downloaded for free from iTunes. Workbooks, guides and evaluation tools can be downloaded directly from this site.
Khan Academy is a "personalized learning resource for all ages," offering web-based practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard for students; while empowering academic coaches on how best to assist their students or children. Learners study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom - all provided at no cost.
ACT Profile is a first-of-its-kind college and career planning community, built on 30+ years of ACT research. Mobile, social, and free to the public, ACT Profile delivers powerful, personalized insights to inform individuals as they navigate through life's key decision points. Create your profile today!
West Michigan College Resource Guide
The Ferris State University MAC AmeriCorps members have compiled a resource guide that allows comparison of Michigan colleges by providing information on school location and size, teacher-to-student ratio, admission requirements, cost, and financial aid available. In addition, valuable information is provided on a variety of college topics including: financial aid, Tuition Incentive Program (TIP), and scholarship information.