Are you planning to attend college? Check out these college prep resources to help you get started on the right foot:
Are you a student? A parent? An adult thinking about going back to school? Want to know how to prepare for college or career school? The Federal Student Aid Office has provided checklists with the steps you can take to help your (or your child’s) chances of getting into—and being able to afford—the school of your choice.
Iowa College Access Network (ICAN)
Planning for a career and college, filing for financial aid and mastering your financial situation can be confusing and intimidating. For that reason, ICAN’s team of Student Success Advisors work directly with Iowa students and their families. All ICAN programs and services are offered without charge.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a publication of the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics that includes information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings and job outlook for hundreds of different occupations in the United States.
Free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form to apply for financial aid for college or graduate school.
Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Learn more about private colleges and universities in the State of Iowa.
Iowa Colleges and Universities
Get a comprehensive list of degree-granting institutions in the State of Iowa. These institutions include public, private not-for-profit schools, private for-profit schools, trade schools, and two-year or four-year schools.