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Preparation Initiative

Ross School of Business – Preparation Initiative

The Preparation Initiative partners with CEDER to evaluate the impact of its educational programs of U-M students college and professional careers.


The Preparation Initiative is a program that prepares incoming students who are interested in business to submit competitive applications to the Ross School of Business. Evaluation activities include the design and administration of surveys, data collection and management, qualitative and quantitative analysis and reporting on the evaluation results to program stakeholders. This evaluation focuses on measuring the impact of this program on students’ course grades, graduation rates, and other key academic outcomes.