College Achievement Now (CAN)

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Who we are

The College Achievement Now (CAN) program is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education, TRIO Student Support Services grant. The program provides a variety of services to students who are academically or financially disadvantaged, or who face physical or learning challenges. Our staff is committed to helping students succeed. CAN students are bright, motivated, and goal-driven scholars who are looking for support to help them achieve their goals.

What We Do

The purpose of our program is to increase retention and graduation rates at Allan Hancock College and to increase transfer rates to four-year colleges and universities. We aim to help students achieve and maintain academic success. Our students are expected to keep a satisfactory overall GPA and to complete their Hancock education in less than four years. See our “Program Benefits” section for more information about our services.

general information

THE APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSES AUGUST 29, 2014.  In general, admittance to the program is on a first-come first-served basis. Our funding limits the number of students we serve, which is a total of 140 actively enrolled Allan Hancock students. See our “How to Apply” and “FAQ” sections for more information about the application process. Applications can be printed from this site or picked up in A-211.

Contact information

Santa Maria Campus Building A Room 211
805-922-6966 ext. 3434
canprogram@hancockcollege.edu

 

 

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Anja Brabson

Anja Brabson
Anja (aka "Alexandra") applied to the College Achievement Now program to work as a Peer Mentor and to be a program participant. Her job here involved guiding and assisting other Hancock students. She provided one-on-one tutoring, essay review, note taking, time management, organization and general study tips. Anja was outstanding at both encouraging the students she mentored while also holding them accountable for their work. Students came to rely on her for her expertise, and the staff appreciated her great work ethic. Anja completed her studies at Hancock with a 4.0 GPA! She plans to pursue a Bachelor's degree and then apply to law school so that she may work in international contract law for the United Nations. She is well on her way!
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