College Counseling


The College Counseling Program spans both the University Prep Academy and University Prep Science & Math districts. On a daily basis, students have direct access to a highly trained College Counselor and College Prep Coordinator dedicated to the post-secondary planning and Educational Development Planning (EDP) process.

Our Counselors are credentialed in school guidance and are active in state and national professional associations, including the Michigan Association for College Admission Counseling (MACAC) and the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).

Our students receive expert support services navigating the college admissions process including, but not limited to, course planning, college financing, and college enrollment. CLICK HERE for a full scope and sequence of the College & Career Development, Student Plan of Work.

University Prep Academy School Code: 231-227

Class of 2017 College Acceptance Status
Graduation Day! (June 10th)
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Transcript Information

University Prep Academy utilizes the electronic transcript processing service Parchment. CLICK HERE for more information and instructions for requesting your high school transcript.

College Prep & Planning Tools

University Prep Academy is a proud user of Naviance, the premier digital resource for College & Career Preparation and Planning.

Naviance: Family Connection

See below for additional college prep resources:

CLICK HERE for the latest College Prep Guide to Senior Year booklet.

Advanced Placement (AP) Program

University Prep Schools encourages students with a proven academic record, going into their junior or senior year of high school, to participate in the Advanced Placement (AP) Program. The AP courses are designed to provide our advanced learners with a rigorous curriculum equivalent to that of a freshman-level college course; also meeting the needs of those who seek to earn college credit while in high school.

Please contact your College Counselor for more information on specific course offerings and for more information on how to participate.

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Summer Enrichment Program Information

University Prep Academy recommends that students entering grades 10-12 should participate in a summer enrichment program each year. CLICK HERE for access to a Summer Programs search engine.

Additional resources can be found within each student’s Naviance account.

College Entrance Exam Information

Are you ready to take or retake the ACT on a national testing date? How about the SAT?

Register using the links above. Please pay close attention to registration deadlines and fees. Fee waivers are available for students who qualify!

Want to learn more about Michigan’s transition to the SAT in the spring of 2016? CLICK HERE to find out more from MDE and CollegeBoard.

Contact your College Counselor for additional details and support.

Concurrent Enrollment

University Prep Academy high school currently offers Concurrent Enrollment courses for eligible and juniors and seniors. In partnership with Henry Ford College, professors come to the high school campus to instruct college-level courses on-site.

HFCC LogoStudents leave the semester-long experiences with transferable college credit, applicable towards the college or university of their choice upon graduation.

College Counseling Offices

High School
600 Antoinette
Blue Building, 1st Floor
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 874-4340

Middle School
5310 St. Antoine Street
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 831-0100

College Counselor – HS

Aisha Pearson, MA, SCL, LPC (Extension 7102)

College Prep Coordinator – HS

Brittany Foote (Extension 7104)

College Counselor – MS

Joy Mohammed, MA, SCL (Extension 5400)

(UPA Middle School Counselor Web Page)


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