College Prep

Get in the Game. Maximize Your Financial Aid.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is key to getting money for your education based on your financial need. By filing your FAFSA you’ll be applying for the most financial aid available, including loans, grants, work-study, and some scholarships. For priority awarding, be sure to complete a new FAFSA each year, by the deadlines for your state.

Finance Your Future.

Here's the best news: financial assistance is readily available. In fact, one of the biggest hurdles many students face is sifting through all the available scholarships to find those most applicable to their own situation. The website has done extensive research on today's most popular scholarship search platforms, compiling the results into a concise report that helps you make sense of the college funding landscape. Your financial needs are as unique as you are; let assist you in evaluating all the options.

Explore. Prepare. Apply.

Led by a partnership of state and local organizations, Learn More Indiana helps Hoosiers of all ages complete education and training beyond high school. Visit the Learn More Indiana website where you’ll find a variety of helpful resources—in print, in person, online, and on the phone—to turn college and career dreams into reality.

Tools You Need, When You Need Them.

In any job, one of the most important things to know is where to find the assistance you need. And when it comes to the task of preparing for college, some of the most vital resources in your tool-kit can be found online. Check out the popular and comprehensive Resource Guides from the Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC), which offer everything from timely advice for parents to instructions on acing your entrance exams. If you’re looking for a student-friendly blueprint to guide your decision-making from start to finish, the team at has supplied a College Preparation Checklist that includes essential insight on every step in the process.

Your Education. Your Future.

Indiana Career Explorer helps you explore a world of career possibilities, make decisions about your future, and prepare for the next step in your education and career planning journey.

A Compass to Campus.

Navigating the college application process can be one of the most challenging educational experiences a young student goes through. Fortunately, support is readily available to point you in the right direction and ease the transition from high school to higher learning. Check out the comprehensive College Admissions Guide for an insider's look at timelines, requirements, and key tips every applicant should know.

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