External Resources

Explore topics that impact GEAR UP Iowa students.

GEAR UP Resources

Explore our external resources to find information around topics that impact GEAR UP Iowa students.

  • Free Publications from Iowa College Aid

    Iowa College Aid offers free publications available for order. The publications that are typically available are Your Course to College, How to Apply for Financial Aid, Scholarships and Grants, Student Loans, ETV and Foster Care Grants, and Where to Invest College Money.

  • Khan Academy

    Khan Academy is a great tool for assisting students who may be struggling or want to further explore various subjects. Teachers and/or parents can create a profile and monitor student progress.

  • College & Career Clubs

    College & Career Clubs is a program that uses a peer-to-peer model to help students explore career, college, and life skills. Schools can access free webinars and other resources.

  • Iowa College Fair Schedule

    Visit with admissions representatives from Iowa colleges and universities at college fairs held throughout the state.

  • College Greenlight

    A resource that assists students in figuring out what colleges might be a best fit for them and assists in finding scholarships that students may be eligible to apply for.

  • College Savings Iowa

    College Savings Iowa plans allow families to put money away to help future students pay for college.

  • KnowHow2Go

    KnowHow2Go offers 4 steps that will help students better prepare for college. The steps include: Be a Pain (in a good way), Push Yourself, Find the Right Fit, and Put Your Hands on Some Cash.

  • Regent Admission Index

    Use the Regent Admission Index website to estimate your index, part of the new admission requirements for Iowa school students applying to regent universities.