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Lake Michigan College - Start to Finish Program

The Start to Finish program is designed to assist current and former foster and underserved youth with their academic success. Students are offered 1-on-1 coaching, learning labs, academic support/tutoring, success planning, student support/advocacy, academic/transfer advising, transfer applications, academic intervention/progress reports, internship/job referrals, computer lab, laptop loan program, and transportation. 

Program eligibility/affiliation criteria:

Student at Lake Michigan College
Currently or formerly in the foster care system  
There is no age limit for eligibility
Must meet regularly with program staff

Highlights of majors, programs, departments, and activities:

With over 80 programs of study Lake Michigan College gives you great choices to earn credits toward a bachelor’s degree or launch the career you desire. No matter which path you choose, you’ll receive a high quality education in small class sizes from experienced professors who know your name. LMC is a leader in healthcare education, offers the Midwest’s first and only commercial teaching winery, as well as the Hanson Technology Center for CTE and Skilled Trades, which just opened in August 2016.

Be sure to check out our FSM HEC Getting to Know FSM Higher Education Consortium: Lake Michigan College Start to Finish Program!! This webinar highlights the Lake Michigan College Start to Finish Program and how it supports students with experience in foster care in postsecondary access and success.

Your donations help make a difference

Fostering Success Michigan is a program of Educate Tomorrow that aims to increase access and success in higher education and post-college careers for youth with experience in foster care. Learn how you can contribute to building a holistic network that insulates (i.e., strengthens protective factors and reduces risks) the education to career "pipeline." 

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