Check out 6 hot and popular college majors that college freshmen should consider as a future career field in this guest blog post. Your freshman year of college is a time to explore possibilities for your future professional life. However, many 18-year- olds entering college will have to make a decision on a major within the […]
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Learn how to find scholarships for adult students in my free scholarship class. Register here: http://bit.ly/adultscholarships Whether you are changing careers or want to get your college degree to get a better job, you need to have a plan in place to pay for college. Your plan may include filing for the FAFSA and it should definitely […]
The following blog post is part of The Road to Financial Wellness blog tour. The Road to Financial Wellness is a three-month, grassroots campaign promoting financial empowerment on a national level and encourages people to pursue their dream lifestyle. Find out more about local events near you. Like most young kids, I was always excited […]
Congratulations to all of the students who made the great decision to further develop themselves by going to college on College Signing Day 2016! I am glad that there is so much attention on the topic of attending college with the Reach Higher and Better Make Room initiatives led by Michelle Obama. This day wouldn’t […]
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Disclosure: Please note that College Prep Ready was compensated by Sallie Mae for the content in this post. You can read about colleges online or talk to representatives at college fairs, but there is no comparison to actually visiting college campuses. Making college visits is very important in preparing for college because you need to see […]
On behalf of my team and I, thank you for allowing us to serve you over the last 5 years! From our content to our yearly College Success Conference, we have enjoyed sharing strategies and tools with you to help you get into the best fit college and win the scholarships to pay for it. […]
One of the best ways to save time searching for scholarships is to use a variety of tools – online and offline. In fact, I highly recommend that you should add tools to your scholarship search strategy. Diversity truly is the key to finding all scholarship opportunities available to you. I have seen too many students go to one website or app and get frustrated with it for a variety of reasons, but never explore other options. So, I want to encourage you to have a toolbox of scholarship resources.
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Before I share the best tools to find scholarships, I am going to discuss the main 3 questions you should ask when looking at one of the most common types of tools – scholarship databases or scholarship search websites.
Disclosure: Please note that College Prep Ready was compensated by Sallie Mae for the content in this post.
One of the greatest ways to get your child exposed to the college environment and support your child’s journey in the college application process is to attend college fairs!
College fairs are a great way for students to learn about different college programs, the college application process, the actual cost of college, and available funding to pay for college tuition. Additionally, being in the college fair environment can prove to be motivational for your child and can serve as an inspiration to build a strong college application to get into the best fit college. (more…)
Due to the technology-driven world that we live in, your child may feel tempted to go straight to a search engine and type “scholarships”. While searching for scholarships via search engines are a part of searching for scholarships, this is not the entire process. Your child has to put in work before searching for scholarships in search engines to create a clear plan and save time. That work involves putting together a plan for how and where to search for scholarships. (more…)
Whether we are talking about college prep or life, the first step is usually the hardest step in any journey. You nor your child don’t have any time to waste and this tool will help your child to save time when preparing for college. If you want to learn more about the best tool to help your child take the first step in college planning while saving time and reducing stress, keep reading!
Learning the Main Key to Helping Your Child Take the First Step in College Planning Will Help You and Your Child Save Time, Reduce Stress, and Lower Tuition Costs! (more…)
College Prep Ready is here to serve college-bound families who are overwhelmed and frustrated with finding money for college and getting into the best-fit college. Our families take our strategies and get into best-fit colleges without draining their bank accounts! Get a closer look into the mission of College Prep Ready. About Ashley HillAshley Hill is […]
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 […]
One of the major reasons that your child may find it difficult to find more college scholarships is because he or she isn’t organized in the scholarship searching process. It all begins with a scholarship profile! Once your child gets organized with the searching process, he or she will know where to go and save time!
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Watch the video below and then leave me a comment stating if your child’s scholarship profile is ready. (more…)
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 […]