Welcome to the Journal of College Access, a peer-reviewed, academic, open access, online journal with a focus on how students aspire to, gain access to, enroll in and persist in higher education institutions. The Journal is published periodically.
Views expressed are those of the authors and are not necessarily endorsed by the publisher nor the Michigan College Access Network (MCAN). Copyright in material published in the Journal remains with the author. Reproduction is permitted for educational, non-commercial purposes only, with appropriate referencing.
We welcome submissions from a wide community of practitioners including, but not limited to college and university faculty, graduate students, administrators, college access professionals, and others with an interest in the college access movement.
The Journal was cited by the Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) as a reason that Western Michigan University received MCAN's Steward Award in 2015.
Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2 (2017) Special Edition: School Counseling and Postsecondary Success
School Counseling Intervention Research on College Readiness, College Access, and Postsecondary Success: A 10-Year Content Analysis of Peer-Reviewed Research
George McMahon, Catherine Griffith, Melissa Mariani, and Brett Zyromski
Increasing College Access through the Implementation of Naviance: An Exploratory Study
David Christian, Amy Lawrence, and Nicole Dampman
Career Decision-Making and College and Career Access Among Recent African Immigrant Students
Grace Wambu, Brian Hutchison, and Zachary Pietrantoni
The Relationship Between Perceived Career Barriers and Career Decision Self-Efficacy on Initial Career Choice Among Low-Income, First Generation, Pre-Freshman, College-Bound Students
Nicole Pulliam, Kara P. Ieva, and Larry Burlew
The Effects of Purpose Orientations on Recent High School Graduates’ College Application Decisions
Gitima Sharma, Jungnam Kim, and Julia Bryan
- Laura Owen, Ph.D.
- Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, Ph.D.