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    The ACT is part of the Michigan Merit Exam.You can use this site to register if you want to re-take the ACT on your own. Click here for access to ACT tests and prepare for the 11th grade Michigan Merit Exam: www.actonlineprep.com

    Using Career Cruising, students can find the right career, explore their education and training options, and build their own portfolios.

    Central Michigan University holds the "charter" for da Vinci. Find out more about schools chartered by Central Michigan University.

    By filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, eligible individuals can receive federally funded or federally guaranteed financial assistance for post-secondary education.

    The mission of Jackson College is "to assist learners in identifying and achieving their educational goals." The daVinci High School is located on JC's campus, which allows students the opportunity to dual enroll.

    In order to bring college access awareness to Jackson County residents, the College and Career Access Center opened its doors to the community in May 2008 assisting both traditional and non-traditional students in attaining their education and career goals.  The College and Career Access Center supports local school districts in improving student success by ensuring students are prepared to go to college, know how to navigate the college access process, and have the financial means to go.

    Our mission is to provide leadership to advance quality and promote choice in education through a strong community of chartered public schools and their supporters, offering every Michigan child an opportunity to learn.

    A 24/7 online library where Michigan residents can gain access to databases of full-text articles from tens of thousands of magazines and newspapers;order books, audio books, music, movies and other materials;access photographs, diaries, oral histories, local records and historical Michigan data; and utilize specialized resources such as those in genealogy,health, business and areas for kids and teens.

    "The Michigan Merit Curriculum defines a common set of required credits for graduation and provides educators with a common understanding of what students should know and be able to do for credit. It also provides students the learning opportunity, knowledge, and skills they need to succeed in college or the workplace."

    Use PowerSchool to access students' attendance records, grades, and assignments.

    Access this website to use helpful homework tools, find out how to pay for college, and learn about continuing education.

    A user-friendly database of accredited colleges that offer online programs in Michigan and around the United States. A valuable reference to use for those seeking higher education following High School.

    It is important for students to maintain a positive online reputation for college admissions. Please click HERE for the free guide.

    Discover Business, Finance, & Accounting Degrees

    A 2016 survey conducted by Forbes which revealed that 3 out of the top 5 most in demand degrees in the US fall under business education. These are accounting, finance, and business administration (the others being computer science and mechanical engineering). 

    In response to this, Discover Business published a number of business degree guides which were co-developed with business career experts Prof. Dennis Masino and Jackie Giuliano, Ph.D.

    You can find them below:

    List of Best Value Business Degrees

    List of Best Value Accounting Degrees

    List of Best Value Finance Degrees

    Also included in the resources above are the following:

    • Guide on how to pass the SAT and ACT

    • List of business degree scholarships and financial aid

    • Business school admission guide

    • Guide on studying effectively