Cash for College Indiana > Checklists > Kindergarten


  • Read LEARN MORE, Learn More Indiana’s student success publication, with your parents and complete the activities. All students should receive a copy at school, or visit to download an online version.
  • Open an Indiana CollegeChoice 529 College Savings Plan (or another savings account for college). Learn more about the tax benefits of a 529 Plan at
  • Give yourself the gift of education. Put aside part of your birthday and holiday gift money in a college savings plan, or ask friends and relatives to contribute directly to your Indiana CollegeChoice 529 Savings Plan.
  • Grow your college savings by linking your savings account to A portion of your family’s spending on restaurants and everyday items will go directly in your savings account.
  • Read! For kindergarten students, being read to (and eventually reading themselves) sets the stage for everything that happens in future grades. It will help you earn good grades, and—eventually—scholarships for college.

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