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Success Prep was life-changing for one of our girls. She was losing focus in school for a variety of reasons in 8th grade and I was concerned about how to redirect her. Success Prep leaders helped her understand that grades in high school would impact her college opportunities and choices, as well as potential scholarships. They gave her guidance on how to be successful throughout her high school years and truly opened her eyes on how to make better choices for her life.

Angela Cain
CLD Parent to Five Daughters

How different is high school from middle school? How can I be a successful high school student? What does it take to have a rewarding high school experience?

Imani&mom_optSuccess Prep is a high school readiness program intended to give entering freshmen
the opportunity to have a “fresh start.” Over the course of four consecutive Saturdays, students and parents gain very beneficial information regarding the academic, behavioral and social expectations of a successful high school student.

With post-secondary education as the goal, participants learn the importance of their grade point average, developing solid study habits, seeking the support of guidance counselors, addressing the issues of peer pressure and ultimately preventing adverse actions which impact their path to achievement. This program also features a college campus visit!

2014 Program Features:

  • Create an 8-semester success plan
  • Hear strategies from guidance counselors and educators
  • Discover different diploma types
  • Learn to read transcripts
  • College visit to University of Notre Dame
  • MUCH MORE!!!

Success Prep will is offered once a year in June.

You want to achieve high school success? Start BEFORE you get there by signing up for Success Prep today!



Success Prep Program 2015

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Summer 2015:

Eligible Participants: Rising 9th grade students & parents

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 (make-up)

Orientation Location:Center for Leadership Development

Check in begins at 5:30PM

Sessions Held:

Saturdays, June 6 -June 27, 2015

9:00am – 12:30pm

Location: IUPUI
Allof the sessions for Success Prep will be held in the
Engineering/Science & Technology Building- 1stFloor
723 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 46202
Program Fee: $30 includes 1 parent & student ($10 for each addtl. adult)

PLEASE NOTE: $30 program fee covers materials for 1 child and 1 adult. Parent/guardian may alternate session attendance with another parent/guardian to ensure that attendance requirement is met.


For more information contact Program Assistant, Alyssa Branch at (317) 923-8111 ext 205.