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I Know I Can is committed to helping you not only get into college, but also to helping you finish and succeed. 


People say college is the best four years of your life.  However, we’ve learned that it can also be very stressful. Don’t fret! I Know I Can College Retention Advisors are available to help Columbus grads with everything from scholarship applications to adjusting to college life.

To help you navigate campus and succeed in college, I Know I Can offers a variety of services:

  • One-on-one counseling through office hours at select college campuses and/or e-mail communications
  • Lunch and Learn workshops
  • Assistance with completing and submitting the FAFSA
  • Assistance with scholarship applications (including the IKIC grant!)
  • Summer transition workshops,
  • Access to information on campus resources, campus activities, and careers/internships
    • Contact your College Retention Advisor to learn more!

I Know I Can Grant

The I Know I Can Grant is for Columbus City Schools high school graduates who are currently enrolled in college. The I Know I Can grant is worth up to $1,200.

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There might even be one on your campus.

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