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The New ACT / SAT test steps. All Steps Must Be Completed In The Following Order
March 13, 2014

New ACT Pre Test process and steps in the following order: 1. Student must create online account 2. Student must register 3. Student must pay, either money or fee waiver. Students only have (2) fee waivers in their life time and only as an 11th and/or 12th grader. Students can take test as a 9th and 10th grader but will have to pay. You cannot use a fee waiver. 4. Student MUST upload photo 5. Once photo is uploaded, student will be asked to click on the link that will appear. Once you click on the link, it will bring up your test Admission Ticket. You much print and have this Admissions Ticket along with your Card Picture ID at the time of test. Don’t forget your calculator and a couple of pencils. Note: these steps also apply when registering for the SAT test.

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New NCAA Division I, Initial-Eligibility Academic Requirements - Will Apply to all incoming 9th grade students (2016 Graduation date) and beyond.
July 02, 2013

Stay proactive with maping out your academic future. Don't get caught off guard, make sure you are meeting the eligibility requirements. 2012-2013 Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete: http://www.ncaapublications.com/productdownloads/CBSA.pdf

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NCAA Initial Eligibility 101 Workshop - May 2, 2013, from 10am-12pm @ DEPSA College of Excellence - 1903 Wilkins St., Detroit, MI 48207
May 02, 2013

Calling all members of the middle and high school communities in the State of Michigan: Coaches, Athletic Directors, Counselors and Principals. Glenn C. Terry Jr., Associate Director of Customer Service at the NCAA will be at Detroit Edison Public School Academy (DEPSA)-Early College of Excellence on Thursday May 2nd from 10:00am to 12:00pm, and will be providing information on the academic requirements, as well as the registration and certification process for students to participate in Division I or II college athletics. Informational materials will be provided, and a question and answer session will follow. Please come, and get this vital information that will assist your student-athletes and parents. RSVP by Wednesday, April 19, 2013 by email at info@gradecheck.net or call (313) 879-5255 our office. Feel free to forward to Principals, Athletic Directors, Coaches and Counselors who might benefit from this workshop as well.

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We want to encourage Parents to send their kids to school, everyday, all day and on time.
October 12, 2011



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GradeCheck will participate on the NCAA Youth Clinic Panel Discussion for Parents, at the 2011 Men's College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.
June 18, 2011



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GradeCheck wil participate on the NCAA Youth Clinic Panel Discussion for Parents, at the 2011 Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City, OK.
June 04, 2011



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GradeCheck will be presenting at Cass Technical High School
June 01, 2011

Cass Tech will be hosting an event on on June 1st at 6pm for Rising Seniors and their Parents. This event will prepare 11th grade families with what they should be doing now anf over the summer to prepare them for their senior year.

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DPS Farwell Career Day
May 18, 2011

GradeCheck is a proud participant of Farwell's Career Day Fair

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Highland Park HS Career Day
May 18, 2011

GradeCheck is proud to be a participant in Highland Park's Career Day Fair

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Parent Workshop @ CMA High School
May 18, 2011



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DPS OSBORN HS - CAREER DAY
May 10, 2011

GradeCheck is a pround participant of the Osborn HS Careeer Day Fair.

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DPS Denby High School - Career Day
May 10, 2011

GradeCheck is a proud participant of the Denby High School Career Day Fair

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GradeCheck vists Highland Park Cmty High School to assist students with college prepardeness.
March 10, 2011

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Highland Park High School, during their lunch hours, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide an opportunity for students to begin exploring the GradeCheck System and assist with college prep.

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GradeCheck vists Highland Park Cmty High School to assist students with college prepardeness.
March 03, 2011

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Hamady High School, during their lunch hours, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide an opportunity for students to begin exploring the GradeCheck System and assist with college prep.

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For those who are on Winter Break this week...... Happy Winter Break!
February 21, 2011



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GradeCheck Offers Free Tutoring! - Detroit, MI
January 15, 2011

Join us on Saturdays for free student tutoring at TechTown. Based on an initial academic assessment, students will be placed into sessions that will address their personal educational needs. For more information, contact Marakisa Henderson. Email: mhenderson@GradeCheck.net Phone: (313) 879 - 5255

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GradeCheck Visits Hamady Middle / High School For Account Activation and System Access!
January 06, 2011

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Hamady Middle / High School, during their lunch hours, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide an opportunity for students to begin exploring the GradeCheck System.

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Happy New Year!!!
January 01, 2011

The GradeCheck Team wants to wish you a Happy New Year! 2010 was a great year, but this one is sure to be even better! We wish you the best of luck in 2011!

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GradeCheck Offers Free Tutoring! - Detroit, MI
December 18, 2010

Join us on Saturday, December 18th, at 10:00 a.m. for free student tutoring at TechTown. Based on an initial academic assessment, students will be placed into sessions that will address their personal educational needs. For more information, contact Marakisa Henderson. Email: mhenderson@GradeCheck.net Phone: (313) 879 - 5255

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GradeCheck Visits Highland Park High School For Account Activation and System Access!
December 16, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Highland Park High School, during their lunch hours, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide an opportunity for students to begin exploring the GradeCheck System.

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GradeCheck Visits Wayne County Community College District For SES Meeting!
December 11, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the students, parents and tutoring providers of the Detroit Public Schools on Saturday, December 11, at 9:00 a.m. for their SES Tutoring Meeting.

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GradeCheck Visits Hamady Middle / High School For Account Activation and System Access!
December 09, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Hamady Middle / High School, during their lunch hours, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide an opportunity for students to begin exploring the GradeCheck System.

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GradeCheck Visits Hamady Middle / High School For SES Fair!
December 08, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the students, parents and tutoring providers at Hamady Middle / High School on Wednesday, December 8, from 5:00 to 6:30 P.M. for their annual SES Fair.

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GradeCheck Offers Free Tutoring! - Detroit, MI
December 04, 2010

Join us on Saturday, December 4th, at 10:00 a.m. for free student tutoring at TechTown. Based on an initial academic assessment, students will be placed into sessions that will address their personal educational needs. For more information, contact Marakisa Henderson. Email: mhenderson@GradeCheck.net Phone: (313) 879 - 5255

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GradeCheck Visits Highland Park High School For Account Activation and System Access!
December 02, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Highland Park High School, during their lunch hours, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide an opportunity for students to begin exploring the GradeCheck System.

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GradeCheck Offers Free Tutoring! - Detroit, MI
November 27, 2010

Join us on Saturday, November 27th, at 10:00 a.m. for free student tutoring at TechTown. Based on an initial academic assessment, students will be placed into sessions that will address their personal educational needs. For more information, contact Marakisa Henderson. Email: mhenderson@GradeCheck.net Phone: (313) 879 - 5255

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GradeCheck Visits Highland Park High School For Account Activation and System Access!
November 18, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Highland Park High School, during their lunch hours, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide an opportunity for students to begin exploring the GradeCheck System

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GradeCheck Breakout Session at College Fair - Detroit, MI
November 09, 2010

Tonight, 11/9, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., GradeCheck will offer a breakout session called Academics, Athletics and You at the Greater Grace Temple College Fair in Detroit!

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GradeCheck Visits Highland Park High School For Account Activation and System Access!
November 04, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Highland Park High School, during their lunch hours, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide an opportunity for students to begin exploring the GradeCheck System

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GradeCheck Visits Hamady Middle / High School for Student Access and College Planning and Prep Presentation!
October 28, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Hamady Middle/High School, during their lunch hours and until the end of the school day, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide an opportunity for students to begin exploring the GradeCheck System. Immediately after lunch, GradeCheck CEO & Founder Shelia McBride and COO Dori Bennett will deliver a College Preparation and Planning presentation to the 11th and 12th Graders.

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GradeCheck Visits Hamady Middle / High School for Parent Teacher Conferences
October 21, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the parents and students of Hamady Middle/High School, during their parent teacher conferences, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide an opportunity for students to begin exploring the GradeCheck System. Thursday 10/21 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday 10/22 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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GradeCheck Visits Hamady Middle / High School - Flint, MI
October 14, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Hamady Middle/High School, during their lunch hours and until the end of the school day, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide an opportunity for students to begin exploring the GradeCheck System.

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GradeCheck to Participate in DPS "I'm In" Parade
August 26, 2010

On Thursday, August 26th, members of the GradeCheck team will follow the route from Grand Circus Park, down Woodward, to Hart Plaza as part of the Annual DPS "I'm In" Parade.

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Hamady Middle / HIgh School Registration, August 25th and 26th
August 25, 2010

GradeCheck Staff will be in attendance at Hamady Middle / High School, August 25th and 26th for student registration. Parents and students will be provided with information about the GradeCheck system and services for the upcoming school year.

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Panel Discussion at SuccessFest - Detroit, MI
August 14, 2010

GradeCheck Founder and CEO Shelia McBride will be featured in a Panel Discussion at YMCA SuccessFest, at Henry Ford Hospital, in Detroit, Michigan. The topic will be Student Success in High School, offering Ms. McBride the opportunity to share valuable information from her experiences of GradeCheck working with students for over the past 13 years.

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MHSAA Reaching Higher 2010 at South Lyon High School - South Lyon, MI
July 31, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join those of the Michigan High School Athletic Association, as well as the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan, at the second annual Reaching Higher event at South Lyon High School. Reaching Higher is a one day camp and showcase event that features over 100 of Michigan's top high school basketball players. Invitees will be broken up into teams and split their day between fundamental drills, college scholarship eligibility, academic planning, and scrimages.

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GradeCheck Visits Highland Park Community High School - Highland Park, MI
July 09, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Highland Park High School at 6:00 PM, on the football field. Students will receive a motivational speech by GradeCheck Founder and CEO, Shelia McBride. Ms. McBride will stress the importance of planning for academic success.

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GradeCheck Visits Hamady Middle / High School - Flint, MI
June 02, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Hamady Middle/High School, during their lunch hours, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide and provide an opportunity for students begin exploring the GradeCheck System.

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GradeCheck Visits Highland Park High School - Highland Park, MI
May 26, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Highland Park High School, during their lunch hours, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide and provide an opportunity for students begin exploring the GradeCheck System.

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GradeCheck Visits Hamady Middle / High School - Flint, MI
May 19, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Hamady Middle/High School, during their lunch hours, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide and provide an opportunity for students begin exploring the GradeCheck System.

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GradeCheck Visits Highland Park High School - Highland Park, MI
May 12, 2010

GradeCheck staff will join the students of Highland Park High School, during their lunch hours, to answer questions, help activate accounts, and provide and provide an opportunity for students begin exploring the GradeCheck System.

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Remove The Barriers To A Child's Future - Omaha, Nebraska
May 07, 2010

GradeCheck Founder and CEO Shelia McBride will tell her inpirational story of passion and determination as the Keynote Speaker at an event called Remove the Barriers to a Child's Future, which takes place at Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Trio Banquet, Featuring Shelia McBride - Omaha, Nebraska
May 06, 2010

Omaha, Nebraska Trio Banquet, Featuring GradeCheck Founder, CEO Shelia McBride. Shelia will tell the her inspirational story of passion and determination, at the Double Tree Hotel.

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GradeCheck Corporation launches Enhanced Services
April 26, 2010

GradeCheck Promotes New Expanded Website!

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GradeCheck Congratulates Hamady Middle/High School!
March 20, 2010

The Hamady High School Girls Basketball Team are Michigan State Champions! The Girls battled on Saturday, through two overtimes, to pull out a 2 point victory over St. Ignace, at the Breslin Center in East Lansing. Hamady Middle/High has been a GradeCheck School since 2009.

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GradeCheck receives an endorsement from BCAM
September 30, 2009

The BCAM Board of Directors endorses GradeCheck!

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MiTechNews GradeCheck.net Gains Traction
July 28, 2009

ANN ARBOR - GradeCheck.Net, a web site that helps student-athletes prepare for the tougher academics at college, and perhaps help them win scholarships, is gaining traction among students, high schools and colleges.

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Detroit Free Press Making The Grade
July 21, 2009

In 1982, Kevin Ross, the father of McBride’s oldest son, finished four years at Creighton University. Only Ross was illiterate.

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Microloans Bring Macro-Benefit to Detroit
June 30, 2009

Boyga Adeseye made a safe bet that operating his new business out of the trunk of his car would appear, shall we say, less than professional. If his new business Talents of Motown LLC, a talent agency and promotional company, was to go anywhere, he needed a respectable office. So Adeseye went to the bank to apply for a loan -- in fact, he went to two banks. They both turned him down.

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MHSAA Endorses GradeCheck.net Academic Progress Program
June 29, 2009

EAST LANSING, Mich. –June 29 – GradeCheck.net, a Michigan startup company that reinforces the academic aspect of school sports, has earned a rare endorsement from the Michigan High School Athletic Association.

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PrepChamps Partners with GradeCheck to Help High School Athletes Track Their Academic Progress and NCAA Eligibility
February 02, 2009

Raleigh/Durham, NC – January 30, 2009 – GradeCheck, which enables students to track their academic progress quickly and easily online is partnering with the premier online recruiting community for high school sports to help student-athletes simplify the process of determining their NCAA eligibility

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Model D GradeCheck.net uses TechTown to springboard growth as a national company
August 05, 2008

Shelia McBride's company really started to take off when it came to Detroit's TechTown in 2005. Since then GradeCheck.net has expanded to a staff of four and plans to hire two more by next year. "That's when GradeCheck.net really started to take off because TechTown had the support in place to move my company forward," says McBride, the company's founder and CEO.

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MetroMode Media - GradeCheck unveils NCAA qualifying tool
November 08, 2007

A new Web application from a TechTown entrepreneur is geared at getting student athletes to college - and keeping them there. GradeCheck, a TechTown-incubated technology start-up, launched last week, says Howard Bell, TechTown's former Executive Director who has joined the company

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Wayne State University Entrepreneur empowers high school athletes to score NCAA eligibility, scholarships
October 31, 2007

One out of every three high school seniors who apply to play a sport at an NCAA university is rejected for ineligibility. Detroit entrepreneur Shelia McBride has pioneered a system to empower student-athletes of every economic background to meet NCAA eligibility rules for playing college sports and winning scholarships.

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Press Release GradeCheck Celebrates National Launch of NCAA Qualifying Tool
October 30, 2007

One out of every three high school seniors who apply to play a sport at an NCAA university is rejected for ineligibility. Detroit entrepreneur Shelia McBride has pioneered a system to empower student-athletes of every economic background to meet NCAA eligibility rules for playing college sports and winning scholarships.

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