College Prep

Grade Levels:

Identify the Skills Needed!


of the participants are able to identify the educational skills (Academic Discipline, Initiative, and Critical Thinking) required for college admission, persistence, and graduation.


of the parents are able to identify the educational skills required for college admission, persistence, and graduation.

What does it take to be successful in college? 

How do I develop effective study habits? 

How can I best overcome obstacles that are sure to come my way? 

How do I know what courses to take? 

What can I expect from college campus life?

If you are going to be a junior, senior or college freshman in the fall, sign up for College Prep and find out!
College Prep will provide you and your parent/caring adult with a comprehensive understanding of college admission and graduation requirements. Through a hands-on approach, you will learn how to choose the right college or university, how to gain admission, how to succeed in college, and how to graduate from college! You will acquire useful tools to achieve your educational goals.

Students must successfully complete CLD’s Self-Discovery/Career Exploration Project prior to participating.

Fall 2022 Program Information

Sessions Held Twice a Week:
September 7 – October 1, 2022
Students: Wednesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 PM and
Supportive Adults & Students: Saturdays, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Campus visits to Anderson University and Purdue University are tentatively scheduled for Saturday, October 1.

Program Location:
Cavanaugh Hall, Second Floor
IUPUI, 425 University Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Program Fee:
$30, includes 1 parent and 1 student (+$10 for an additional adult)
Parents/guardians may alternate sessions to ensure attendance requirements are met
Program fees are non-refundable

Mandatory Orientation:
First Orientation: August 31, 2022
Second Orientation: September 6, 2022
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, check-in begins at 5:50 PM

Orientation Location:
Virtual via Zoom

Eligible Participants:
CLD Alumni (graduates of CLD’s Self Discovery/Career Exploration Project)
or students currently enrolled in SD/CE with plans to graduate

Registration Closes September 6, 2022 at 3:00 PM.

Registration Closed