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Ready IU! is a Course

Ready IU!

Started Jan 31, 2022


Full course description

Course Introduction

This course will offer opportunities to gather organizational resources, tips from professionals, and can't-miss information to help you be your best throughout the college search and application process when that time comes!

Learning Outcomes

After completing the modules, you will be able to:

  • Know and better understand admissions, scholarship and financial aid language
  • Successfully navigate a college visit
  • Make SMART goals for your college and scholarship process
  • Identify your support system 
  • Know the different standardized test poilicies 
  • Understand the difference between SAT and ACT
  • Tackle your essay
  • Complete college applications
  • Know where to find reputable scholarships
  • Know more about financial aid and budgeting

Module Topics Include

  • What Does It Mean? Admissions Language
  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Dream School Visit
  • Meeting with Your Guidance Counselor
  • Prep for the Test
  • Essays: More than Just Good Grammar
  • The Application: What You Need to Know
  • Scholarships
  • Intro to Financial Aid

The Course Creators

Lauren Mixon, Assistant Director of Admissions

Hilary Deardorff, Associate Director of Admissions


Length: 2 hours


Office of Admissions


Credit: None


Audience: High School Students

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