Web Sites and Other Resources for Secondary/Postsecondary Counselors, Parents and Students

NACAC College Admission Status Update

As a service to students and families, we are providing this online tool as a central resource for information and updates on college admission events, deposit dates, and more. Visit www.nacacnet.org/news--publications/newsroom/college-admission-status-coronavirus/


DACA Resources





College Board


Iowa College Access Network


Iowa College Aid


Iowa School Counselor Association


Iowa Department of Education - School Counseling


Sallie Mae College Planning

Colleges to Counselors (C2C)

C2C brings school counselors a free opportunity to learn first-hand from several member colleges and organizations at one time. Representatives will be given the opportunity to do a quick, 2-5 minute presentation on any institutional updates to high school counselors. Plus, a college fair, just for school counselors, will allow counselors to collect promotional materials and get answers to specific questions and concerns. School counselors and representatives learning and networking.

Lunch is provided by the host, along with an an optional tour of the host campus. School counselors will also receive a booklet of quick facts on each participating college or university to take notes, follow along, and take away specific information on each institution.

Costs - $75 for colleges to register and FREE for school counselors!


Freddy Miranda Access Scholarship The Freddy Miranda Access Scholarship is awarded to five Iowa high school seniors, whose high schools and chosen colleges are members of Iowa ACAC. Freddy Miranda was someone who was giving of his time, cared for others, and had a desire to improve the world. It is our hope to honor Freddy’s memory by choosing scholarship recipients that embody similar qualities and characteristics. 

Freddy Miranda worked in higher education in Iowa for more than a decade. He impacted the lives of hundreds of students, while working in Admissions for Central College, Pella, IA, University of Northern Iowa (UNI), Cedar Falls, IA, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, and Indian Hills Community College (IHCC), Ottumwa, IA. He was on a recruitment trip in Honduras, as the Director of International Affairs for IHCC, when he was killed in an automobile accident on March 8, 2016.

Are you interested in making a contribution to the Freddy Miranda Access Scholarship Fund? Contact [email protected] for more information.

Scenes Blog

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