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. They include Your Course to College, Financial Aid: How to Apply, Scholarships and Grants, Student Loans, and Planning for Our Future.

  • 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.