Elementary & Middle School

College Prep Starts Early

When people say it’s never too early to start preparing for college, they’re right! Whether you start a savings account or read to your child every night, investing in their educational future from the start creates a stronger foundation.

Why College Matters

A higher education credential changes outcomes not just for individuals but also for their families and the entire South Dakota economy. College degrees lead to opportunities for a lifelong career, financial stability and better overall health and well-being. In today’s world, educational attainment plays an even more significant role in many aspects of people’s lives — and encouraging your child in this effort is meaningful.

College Prep Checklists

Wondering how to start preparing for college? Look no further. Our Dakota Dreams has college preparation checklists to get you started.

Related Resources

Saving for College
Free Online Tutoring for K-12 Students
Career Exploration
Dakota Dreams Career Exploration Summer Camps

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