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Join Smart Start and begin your journey!

MPS Class of 2024: Planning to attend MATC or UWM?

Learn how to receive up to $500 for participating!

Smart Start is for MPS seniors who will attend MATC or UWM. Get help with admissions, access support over the summer, and have a great first semester.

Why Join?

  • Make friends and connect to other MPS graduates
  • Get support from a Success Coach this summer and fall
  • Learn how to pay for college
  • Grow your skills so you can graduate college on time
  • Go on fun trips throughout Milwaukee
  • Start a campus job early to earn money for college
  • Smart Start is free to join