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New STEPS Summer Program

STEPS is a FREE informative and interactive one-day college exploration and preparation seminar developed specifically for students in foster care. Participants will have the opportunity to spend a day on the campus of Michigan State University and learn about important topics such as college admissions, financial aid, career preparation and campus living. Additionally, participants will have an opportunity to connect with MSU staff and faculty presenters and current MSU students involved in the FAME program.

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WMU's statewide effort to boost foster youth college graduation receives funding

by Cheryl Roland
December 15, 2015 | WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—The Kresge Foundation has awarded a second major grant to Western Michigan University to continue its successful Fostering Success Michigan effort aimed at helping former foster care youth access and succeed in college through a growing statewide network of higher education programs dedicated to that goal.

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Fostering Success Michigan is a program of The New Foster Care 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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