FAQs

  1. What can I expect by joining this program?
  2. I want to apply to CAN. What do I do?
  3. I turned in my application. How do I find out about my application status?
  4. I was “waitlisted.” What does that mean?
  5. I was “denied.” What does that mean?
  6. I recently completed a CAN interview. How do I find out if I got in?
  7. Will CAN help me pay for school?
  8. 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. Students can look forward to priority registration, academic counseling, transfer assistance, career advising, mentoring, extra tutoring hours, campus visits to universities and other field trips, free printing and more.

I want to apply to CAN. What do I do?
You can print the application from this website or pick one up in 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 3914

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 interviewed.

I was “waitlisted.” What does that mean?
If you are waitlisted, this means we simply did not have the space to admit you. 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 and you must complete a full semester with a 2.0 GPA or better before you can re-apply.

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.

Will CAN help me pay for school?
CAN does NOT provide financial assistance to all CAN students. However, some assistance may be offered on a limited basis in the case of an emergency. 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. The club receives a lot of support from the program.

 

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Michael Betts

Michael Betts
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.
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Last Modified May 2, 2014