Virtual Presentations - Iowa College Access Network - ICAN

Virtual Presentations

These videos break down a variety of college and career planning topics so you can presentations allow you to learn about important college planning and financial aid topics at your convenience. For more information on any of these topics, contact ICAN.

Available Video Presentations

Title Summary Recommended Materials Video
Academic Preparation for High School Freshmen Discover the steps to academic success from the first day of freshman year.

Video Length: 3 min., 16 sec.
ICAN Freshman Transition Guide (PDF) Video
Career Planning in High School

This video will help you understand the steps to finding a career path for your future and how to integrate career planning into your college plan.

Video Length: 2 min., 57 sec.

ICAN College Planning Guide (PDF) Video
The Scholarship Process Discover how to locate, apply for and receive scholarships to help you pay for college.

Video Length: 11min., 43 sec.
ICAN Financial Aid Guide (PDF) Video
Interpreting Award Letters See several sample award letters and understand how to compare financial aid packages.

Video Length: 9min., 9 sec.
ICAN Financial Aid Guide (PDF) Video
The Financial Aid Process This overview of the financial aid process includes forms, filing, student aid reports and financial need.

Video Length: 23min., 46 sec.
What You Need to File FAFSA

ICAN Financial Aid Guide (PDF)
Video
Academic Preparation Learn how to prepare for college and your future through academics and extracurricular involvement.

Video Length: 8 min., 51 sec.
ICAN College Planning Guide (PDF) Video
Choosing a College Find out what types of colleges are available, which is right for you, how to learn more about and apply to colleges.

Video Length: 3 min., 43 sec.
ICAN College Planning Guide (PDF) Video
Admission Process Find out what goes into the admission process and how you can best prepare.

Video Length: 3 min., 51 sec.
ICAN College Planning Guide (PDF) Video
7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA An student's guide to the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) in 7 easy steps, courtesy of the University of California.
 


ICAN Financial Aid Guide (PDF)
Video
Credit & Money Management: Savings & Budgeting

This video covers the important role savings and budgeting plays in successfully navigating your future career.

Video Length: 5 min., 27 sec.

ICAN Budget Worksheet Video
How to Succeed in College Make a successful transition to college with these tips.

Video Length: 10 min., 8 sec.
How to Succeed in College flier Video
Planear para una Carrera y la Universidad En que consiste planear para la universidad? Que se debe considerar? Este video habla de como planear para la universidad.

Video Length: 9 min., 17 sec.
 ICAN Spanish Tips for Parents Video
Ayuda Financiera El entender el proceso de ayuda financiera empieza con entender los costos universitarios y crear un plan de como pagar para la universidad. Este video explica el proceso de ayuda financiera, las formas que son requeridas y donde ir si necesitas ayuda.

Video Length: 12 min., 9 sec.
ICAN Spanish Tips for Parents Video

Recommended Materials

You may find these materials helpful either during the presentation or later as you act on the recommendations. ICAN materials are available for at no cost by request or by visiting the materials library page

Live Presentations

The video presentations include much of the same information as the live ICAN presentations held at schools and organizations throughout Iowa each year. ICAN recommends attending a live presentation if possible so ICAN student success advisors can answer questions about your unique circumstances. View the presentation calendar.

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