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With over 200 majors, you can customize your educational experience, and access the many student resources that can help you reach your college and career goals. A large, diverse campus allows you to find friends who are just like you and nothing like you, but you’re all Hoosiers.

You have big dreams for your future, and IU gives you the opportunity to reach them. Find your why.

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5 steps to applying to IU

Play the video to learn how to apply to IU Bloomington—and how to receive the highest scholarship consideration.

Description of the video:

Admissions Video – How do I Apply to IU Bloomington?
Descriptive transcript

[Upbeat music plays.]

[Video: The IU trident logo appears at the top of a white screen. Then the words how do I apply to IU Bloomington?]

[Video: The slide clears and a new red slide appears with the words here are five simple steps. The graphic for the number five rotates through other number options, as if on a spinner, until it lands on five.]

[Video: A new slide appears with the number one in the upper left corner. The title reads know your deadlines. Under that is text that reads for highest scholarship consideration, submit a complete application for admission by November one. There is a calendar graphic with the date November one.]

[Video: The text on the slide changes to now read our regular decision deadline is February one. The calendar graphic changes to February one also.]

[Video: A new slide appears with the number two in the upper left corner. The title reads choose one of three application platforms. Below that is text in three columns. The first column reads apply IU application. The second column reads common application. The third column reads coalition application. At the bottom of the screen it reads submit only one application.]

[Video: A new slide appears with the number three in the upper left corner. The title reads tell us what we should know about you. Below that is text that reads the IU-specific essay is your chance to show us who you are, where you’ve come from, and where you’re going. There is a graphic of a piece of paper with a pencil writing on it.]

[Video: A new slide appears with the number four in the upper left corner. The title reads make sure your school sends us your official transcript. Below that is text that reads it should include your full senior year schedule. There is a graphic below the text of a piece of paper and the word transcript written at the top.]

[Video: A new slide appears with the number five in the upper left corner. The title reads decide whether you want us to consider your standardized test scores. Below that is text that reads you can either self-report your scores or have them sent from the testing agencies. There is a graphic below that of a test answer sheet. At the bottom of the slide it reads admission to IU is now test-optional. Learn more at go dot IU dot e d u slash test hyphen optional.]

[Video: A new slide appears that reads we can’t wait to learn all about you!]

[Video: A new slide appears that reads learn more at admissions dot Indiana dot e d u.]

[Video: The last slide shows the IU trident logo at the top and Indiana University Bloomington below that. The website address admissions dot Indiana dot e d u is at the bottom of the screen. In the lower right corner is the IU trident logo and the word subscribe underneath.]

[End of transcript.]

 

 

 

 

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