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Getting Your Kids College Ready with Shellee Howard
Episode 1055th December 2022 • The Blissful Parenting Podcast • The Blissful Parent
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Parents, college planning is not just about picking a good school, choosing a course and then forcing your child into it. It's about helping your child figure out their core values, their gifts and their talents. That is the perfect plan for your kids to be college ready. So when should parents start planning for their kid’s college education? Why is third grade not too early to start preparing for college? 

Shellee Howard , the Founder, and CEO of College Ready has been helping families all over the world to find the perfect college for their kids that fits them academically, financially and socially. Listen as she impart her knowledge and tools that could help families get their kids ready for college. You wouldn’t want to miss out on those strategies that will help your students get accepted into college. The magic? Help your student build a resume that represents who they are and why they matter.

“Approach college as a business. It's such an emotional thing for people, but colleges need your student as much as you want your child to get into a good education. So use that same return on investment mindset and go and get a great deal.” - Shellee Howard

About the Guest:

Shellee Howard is the Founder and CEO of College Ready and CR Tutoring and Test Strategies. She is a college graduate and is a Certified Independent College Strategist. She is a best-selling author, a member of HECA (ethics organization), and a member of SOFA (Society of Financial Awareness).

Shellee is a mother of 4 young adults. Her oldest son graduated from Harvard in 2016 debt free and graduated from UC San Diego Medical school in 2021. He will be completing his Orthopedic Surgeon Residency at UCLA.

Her oldest daughter attended the University of Alabama and CBU and graduated debt free with her BSN in 2020 and received her RN in 2021.

Her youngest son is a high school senior and will be attending SFSU in the fall of 2021 majoring in Film Production.

Her youngest daughter is a rising Senior and will be looking to attend college as a business major internationally.

Shellee has traveled around the world helping students create their “Stand out Strategy". She knows what it takes to compete in the Top tier schools as well as finding the best-fit college for all students. Shellee believes that no two students are the same and each student must have their own strategy and plan to be successful. Each student has a gift/talent and a passion that will set him or her apart from their competition. Getting to know your student one on one is the key to success. This can be done in person or via Zoom. College Ready has clients all over the USA and each one is important. Her focus is to find the best academic, financial and social fit college for each student to thrive at and graduate debt free!


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