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Is your child ready for life after high school? Are you ready to send your child to college, the military, or into the workforce? This podcast gives parents & guardians the peace of mind that their child is gaining the necessary skills to be prepared for life as they reach senior graduation. College Ready, Maybe Not presents stories and strategies from the perspective of School Counselor and single parent, Simone Gilbert. So whether you homeschool or send your K-12 child off to school every day, this podcast has a little something for every parent.


College Readiness (done right) = life preparedness.

College Ready, Maybe Not‪?‬ Simone Gilbert

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Is your child ready for life after high school? Are you ready to send your child to college, the military, or into the workforce? This podcast gives parents & guardians the peace of mind that their child is gaining the necessary skills to be prepared for life as they reach senior graduation. College Ready, Maybe Not presents stories and strategies from the perspective of School Counselor and single parent, Simone Gilbert. So whether you homeschool or send your K-12 child off to school every day, this podcast has a little something for every parent.


College Readiness (done right) = life preparedness.

    Financial Preparation for College

    Financial Preparation for College

    A conversation with Brandy Baxter, a Financial Coach, Air Force Veteran, author and so much more!  Brandy shares a variety of ways for parents to prepare financially for college tuition.  We also get a sneak peek of her journey to and through the military.

     

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    • 34 min
    Military Enlistment

    Military Enlistment

    Enlisting into the military is one of three options when your child graduates from high school. Does your child have what it takes to enlist into the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guards?  In this episode, we will walk through the enlistment process so you can determine if this is a sustainable pathway for your child.

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    • 10 min
    US Service Academies

    US Service Academies

    US Service Academies

    Does your child have what it takes to get into a US service academy?  Listen in and let’s see.  Pre and post-application action items are discussed as well as the current acceptance rates.

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    • 15 min
    Early Action vs. Early Decision

    Early Action vs. Early Decision

    Early Action and Early Decision are two application plans that are often misconstrued.  This episode will breakdown the details of each plan.

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    • 16 min
    College Visits

    College Visits

    In this episode, we compare and contrast a “Preview Day" versus a "traditional" college visit. The pros and cons of each visit are detailed.

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    • 12 min
    Childhood Résumé (part V)

    Childhood Résumé (part V)

    In our final episode of the Childhood Résumé series, we analyze what a balanced résumé should resemble, as well as acknowledge other non-academic uses for the Childhood Résumé.
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    • 9 min

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