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6 Things to Do Before You Leave for University

You are about to embark on a major journey in life. You are about to go away to university. Although you may think that you have done all the things that you should do before leaving, it is always a good idea to double check. It is not unusual for students to forget a minor […]

About Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill is a Scholarship Search Strategist who is passionate about teaching stressed and overwhelmed corporate moms how to pay less for their college bound child’s college education so that they can help their children to get into their best-fit college with ease. She is the author of The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now and The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now: Nursing Edition.

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4 Ways to Help Your High School Students Choose a College Major

The end of high school and decisions about college and the future understandably cause a lot of stress and uncertainty in the life of teens. There are ways you can help, though, whether you’re a parent, a teacher or a coach. Here are four ways you can help your high school students choose a college […]

About Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill is a Scholarship Search Strategist who is passionate about teaching stressed and overwhelmed corporate moms how to pay less for their college bound child’s college education so that they can help their children to get into their best-fit college with ease. She is the author of The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now and The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now: Nursing Edition.

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4 Major Ways You Can Prepare for an Advanced Degree During Your Undergrad

Are you planning on getting a graduate degree after you finish undergraduate school? Or are you just thinking about graduate school? Whatever your case, if there is even a slight possibility that you might go on to pursue an advanced degree, you should be thinking about and preparing for it throughout your undergraduate career. Here […]

About Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill is a Scholarship Search Strategist who is passionate about teaching stressed and overwhelmed corporate moms how to pay less for their college bound child’s college education so that they can help their children to get into their best-fit college with ease. She is the author of The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now and The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now: Nursing Edition.

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Maximizing Education: How to Utilize Your Degree to Its Fullest Potential

Going to college can give your future career prospects a big boost. However, college is also a big investment of time, money, and effort. If you’ve spent years earning a degree, it’s important to make the most of it. No matter what you studied, these strategies can help you maximize the value of your hard-earned […]

About Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill is a Scholarship Search Strategist who is passionate about teaching stressed and overwhelmed corporate moms how to pay less for their college bound child’s college education so that they can help their children to get into their best-fit college with ease. She is the author of The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now and The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now: Nursing Edition.

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Simple College Programs Worth Applying Yourself To

If you are still trying to select a college program, check out these possible options in this guest post. Deciding on a major will be one of the most important decisions you make, but it doesn’t have to be a frustrating one. If you’re hoping to earn a great salary but haven’t discovered your passion, […]

About Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill is a Scholarship Search Strategist who is passionate about teaching stressed and overwhelmed corporate moms how to pay less for their college bound child’s college education so that they can help their children to get into their best-fit college with ease. She is the author of The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now and The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now: Nursing Edition.

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You’re Waitlisted for College—Now What?

If you are on the waitlist and need tips, check out this guest blog post from Temeka Easter, Director of Social Media at Sallie Mae. Please note that College Prep Ready was compensated by Sallie Mae for the content in this post. A waitlist letter can be both hopeful and discouraging. It indicates that you met […]

About Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill is a Scholarship Search Strategist who is passionate about teaching stressed and overwhelmed corporate moms how to pay less for their college bound child’s college education so that they can help their children to get into their best-fit college with ease. She is the author of The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now and The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now: Nursing Edition.

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College Prep Tips for Christian Students

If you need college prep tips for christian students, you are in the right place! Today’s guest writer, Toiia L. Rukuni, is going to share the importance of “having the support of Godly parents and encouraging pastors with the combined efforts of a supportive and loving church family” [that] “will help to build a strong platform […]

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Help Your Child Prepare for College with a Team

Preparing for college is not a 1-2-3 step process. While there are general things that your child must do to get accepted into college (complete college application, complete the FAFSA, and visit college campuses), your child’s college preparation process will be different from other student’s experiences. Additionally, your child has never attended college and college has changed since you graduated. As a result, your child must prepare for college in such a way that will help your child get into the best fit college and find the money to pay for it (hint hint, scholarships!)

This Tip Will Improve the Way Your Child Prepares for College Today

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The First REAL Step of the College Prep Process for Your Teen

Do you know the first REAL step of the college prep process for your teen?

If you guessed research colleges or explore careers or college majors, those are parts of the college planning journey after the first step of college prep. If you want to learn the REAL first step in college planning and how this will help you to help your child get into the best-fit college, keep reading!

  Taking the right step will help your teen get into the best-fit college!

When it comes to your child’s college education, you want your child to get into the best college for him or her with access to a world of possibilities. How do I know? You are still reading this article which will teach you how to help your college-bound teen establish the right foundation for successful college admissions. The major benefit is that your teen taking the right action can lower college tuition costs which help you keep more money in your bank account. The first step in college planning is critical to your child’s success in getting into college as well as financing your child’s college education.

These 2 Simple Steps Will Help Your Teen Take the Right First Step

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Get the Answers to Your Burning College Prep Questions!

Do you have questions about how to pay for your child’s college education without draining your retirement? Do you wonder how you will juggle your busy life AND still find time to help your child build a strong college application to get into college? Are you overwhelmed by all of the college prep information out […]

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10 Strategies to Raise Your Teen’s ACT Scores!

Learn 10 strategies to raise ACT scores. Preparing for the ACT is equally as challenging as taking the ACT. Support your child and encourage them to use the following strategies to score higher on the ACT. 1. Don’t study for material you have already mastered! 2. Take notes during the reading section of the ACT. 3. Eliminate […]

About Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill is a Scholarship Search Strategist who is passionate about teaching stressed and overwhelmed corporate moms how to pay less for their college bound child’s college education so that they can help their children to get into their best-fit college with ease. She is the author of The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now and The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now: Nursing Edition.

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What Hurricane Sandy can Teach Parents about Preparing their Teens for College

If you have been following the news reports, you know that Hurricane Sandy has left communities destroyed, millions without electricity, and has caused devastation in neighboring states with the east coast. My thoughts and prayers are with those who are left to pick up the broken pieces of their homes and lives to rebuild and […]

About Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill is a Scholarship Search Strategist who is passionate about teaching stressed and overwhelmed corporate moms how to pay less for their college bound child’s college education so that they can help their children to get into their best-fit college with ease. She is the author of The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now and The Ultimate Guide for Finding and Winning More Money for College Now: Nursing Edition.

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3 Tips to Help Your Teens Get Organized in the College Prep Process

There are so many moving parts to preparing for college including the college application and deciding how you and your teen will pay for college. So, it is easy to understand why so many families in the college prep process can become frustrated with trying to keep up with all of the deadlines. Missing deadlines […]

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