College Planning can be overwhelming and time-consuming! But it does not have to be challenging. College Planning Strategies I Wish Someone Had Told Me is the ultimate guide for middle and high school scholars, athletes, homeschoolers, and families to help with college planning. This book will demystify the secrets of college planning by providing you with college planning strategies to help parents and scholars successfully navigate college admissions and financial funding processes.
While the Internet contains an abundance of college information, it can be difficult to find the right information at the right time. This book will help you streamline your college planning and provide you with website resources and samples of useful templates (that can be purchased in a separate Workbook).
In this book, you'll find clear and comprehensive college planning strategies on:
- The role of parents and scholars
- How to assess your current academic situation
- How to develop and execute your college admissions plan
- How to build a scholar profile
- How to approach the SAT/ACT
- How to narrow down your college search
- How to develop and submit college applications
- How to navigate the financial aid/funding process
- How ANY scholar can get college paid for
- How athletes can meet NCAA eligibility
Dr. Christie Chamblis Murray, a lifelong scholar, attended Hampton University on a scholarship and graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. She wrote this book to share her personal college planning experiences strategies with others. Someone helped her years ago and she wishes to pay it forward to help others. She believes that knowledge is POWER and she has a strong desire to help close the educational opportunity gap by amplifying awareness about the college planning process. Dr. Murray has helped numerous scholars get accepted into college and find scholarship funding. After meeting scholars and parents in her community who raised questions about college planning and funding she knew there were others out there. She grew motivated to share the practical college planning strategies she wished someone had shared with her…May this book find itself in the hands of scholars who need it the most.
This book is your premiere college planning resource.