- What can I expect by joining this program?
- I want to apply to CAN. What do I do?
- I turned in my application. How do I find out about my application status?
- I was “waitlisted.” What does that mean?
- I was “denied.” What does that mean?
- I recently completed a CAN interview. How do I find out if I got in?
- Will CAN help me pay for school?
- Is the CAN Club the same as the CAN program?
What can I expect by joining this program?
The College Achievement Now program offers a multitude of services. You will receive
a strong support system, along with priority registration, academic counseling, transfer
assistance, career advising, mentoring, extra tutoring hours, campus visits to universities
and other field trips, free printing, laptop and calculator loans, book lending library, and
I want to apply to CAN. What do I do?
You can print the application from this website by clicking on the left 'how to apply'
tab or by visiting the CAN Center in A-211. Complete the application, attach all required
paperwork and return it to the CAN Center.
I turned in my application. How do I find out about my application status?
Check your myHancock email account for an update on your application status. Or, you
may call the CAN Center at 922.6966 x 3434.
All applicants will be either waitlisted, denied or invited for an interview. The
interview is the final step in the application process. Not all applicants will be
I was “waitlisted.” What does that mean?
If you are waitlisted, this means that your application will be held for up to a year
and anytime during that year you may be invited to participate. After a year has passed,
you must re-apply.
I was “denied.” What does that mean?
If you are denied, you will not be readily admitted but are invited to participate
in the CAN Club.
I recently completed a CAN interview. How do I find out if I got in?
Check your myHancock email account to find out if you are accepted or not. If you
are accepted, that email will inform you about the next step. Or, you may call the
CAN Center at 922.6966 x 3434.
Will CAN help me pay for school?
CAN does NOT provide financial assistance to all CAN students. However, some assistance
may be offered through the CAN grant for eligible participants. Visit the CAN Center
for more details.
Is the CAN Club the same as the CAN program?
No. The CAN Club is separate from the CAN program. Any student at Hancock can join
the CAN Club. The CAN club is an academic and social support network for students
pursuing a degree or transferring to university. However, only eligible students who
successfully complete the application process are admitted to the CAN program.
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Michael comes from a very supportive and loving family who encouraged him to pursue higher education. He was an Independent Study student in high school and came to AHC in the fall of 2010. Michael considers himself a confident and influential "people person." He joined the College Achievement Now program to take advantage of the extra tutoring and free printing. When he started with CAN, he was considering careers in psychology, medicine and music and wanted to go a CSU. Personal guidance and transfer counseling eventually led him to settle on computer science as a major and to transfer to a UC. Michael left his mark at Hancock by being an exemplary student. He received an "A" grade in over 90% of his classes here.