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Your teen is in middle school or high school, and college is on the horizon! Do you know where to begin? It can be overwhelming! Which college will be a good fit? Can you afford it? What is my teen passionate about? This can be an exciting time, but a stressful one! College admission is at an all time high in both competitiveness and cost. How do you navigate this? Your host Shellee Howard with College Ready has helped countless families in the college admissions process while saving them thousands of dollars in tuition! In her podcast, she sits down with new and past clients to share their experiences with College Ready, along with financial advisors and other experts who understand the importance of financial awareness when it comes to graduating from college debt free. This year's College Ready seniors earned over 17 million dollars in scholarships and grants! The information you hear on this show is priceless, you really can’t afford to not tune in!

Parents: Is Your Teen College Ready‪?‬ Shellee Howard

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Your teen is in middle school or high school, and college is on the horizon! Do you know where to begin? It can be overwhelming! Which college will be a good fit? Can you afford it? What is my teen passionate about? This can be an exciting time, but a stressful one! College admission is at an all time high in both competitiveness and cost. How do you navigate this? Your host Shellee Howard with College Ready has helped countless families in the college admissions process while saving them thousands of dollars in tuition! In her podcast, she sits down with new and past clients to share their experiences with College Ready, along with financial advisors and other experts who understand the importance of financial awareness when it comes to graduating from college debt free. This year's College Ready seniors earned over 17 million dollars in scholarships and grants! The information you hear on this show is priceless, you really can’t afford to not tune in!

    Jeff Heggie- Mindset for Successful Students

    Jeff Heggie- Mindset for Successful Students

    Shellee and Jeff discuss:

    - Athletes who have developed their mental game are better performers
    - Confidence is a skill that helps you grow as a person
    - Your mindset determines how you handle life and school

    About Jeff:

    Jeff Heggie is an Entrepreneur, Author and Success Coach with a passion for helping others achieve their biggest dreams. Jeff helps athletes to reach their full potential by mastering the mental game and constantly competing with a high level of confidence. He also teaches people to become optimal performing entrepreneurs and reach their 10X goals. He starts with a focus on mindset. Getting to the next level always begins with the right mindset. Jeff enjoys using his extensive experience in the banking industry, over twenty years as an entrepreneur, plus his training and experience as a coach to help his clients break through the mental and physical barriers that hold them back. Jeff and his wife, Tamara, both grew up in Southern Alberta but now make Arizona home. Family and sports have always been important to him. He loves spending time coaching or watching his kids. He’s a former professional rodeo cowboy and has over twenty years’ experience coaching basketball.

    Connect with Jeff:

    Website: www.JeffHeggie.com

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tylertarver13/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JeffHeggieCoaching and https://www.facebook.com/jeff.heggie

    Connect with Shellee:

    Website: https://collegereadyplan.com/

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr_WodPHDfSWEbiPdsRDbyQ

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/gocollegeready

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/collegereadyplan/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CollegeReadyPlan/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/college-ready/

    Email: shellee@collegereadyplan.com

    • 26 min
    Dr. Tyler Tarver- How to Use Free Resources for College Success

    Dr. Tyler Tarver- How to Use Free Resources for College Success

    In this episode, Dr. Tarver and Shellee discuss:

    - Ways to help students and teachers with free resources.
    - Understanding your kids so you can help them
    - Helping students with navigating social media
    - The influence of AI on education
    - College applications

    About Dr. Tarver:

    He is the creator of a plethora of resources over at TarverAcademy.com, has written 4 books (The Baller Teacher Playbook and 3 others that are meh), hosts multiple podcasts, has his superintendent certification, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Harding University.

    Connect with Dr. Tarver:

    Website: TarverAcademy.com

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tylertarver13/

    Facebook: fb.com/tylersokay

    Connect with Shellee:

    Website: https://collegereadyplan.com/

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr_WodPHDfSWEbiPdsRDbyQ

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/gocollegeready

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/collegereadyplan/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CollegeReadyPlan/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/college-ready/

    Email: shellee@collegereadyplan.com

    • 26 min
    Gila Kurtz- Empower our Future Leaders

    Gila Kurtz- Empower our Future Leaders

    In this episode, Gila and Shellee discuss:

    - Reigniting teenagers confidence is so important for their success
    - Gila's company the BOLO Project helps teens with core principals and mindset to help with challenges
    - Importance of financial literacy for teenagers
    - Helping students prepare for college by learning these critical skills

    About Gila:

    Gila is an entreprenuer, author, speaker and dog trainer who is passionate about empowering people to unleash their potential, lead with impact, and master their mindset.

    Connect with Gila:

    Website: TheBoloProject.org

    Email: gila@dogisgood.com

    Facebook: facebook.com/dogisgood

    Connect with Shellee:

    Website: https://collegereadyplan.com/

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr_WodPHDfSWEbiPdsRDbyQ

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/gocollegeready

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/collegereadyplan/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CollegeReadyPlan/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/college-ready/

    Email: shellee@collegereadyplan.com

    • 19 min
    Robert Malkin- Academic Research for Student Success

    Robert Malkin- Academic Research for Student Success

    In this episode, Dr. Malkin and Shellee discuss:

    - Is academic reasearch something you should consider?
    - Reasons to explore research projects
    - Dr. Malkin offers a program to help students begin their academic research- "'let's figure out a scientific question you would like to pursue"

    Abour Dr. Robert Malkin:

    Dr. Robert Malkin is a Professor of the Practice of Biomedical Engineering and Global Health, Emeritus at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He is also the Academic Director of the International Research Institute of North Carolina. Dr. Malkin received his MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Duke University in 1993. Prior to attending graduate school, Dr. Malkin taught English in Thailand, worked at EM Microelectronics in Switzerland designing integrated circuits, worked for Cordis Corporation designing pacemakers and worked for Sarns Incorporated designing heart lung machines. Dr. Malkin served as an expert advisor to the World Health Organization’s Advisory Group on Healthcare Technology, Advisory Group on Innovative Technologies and on the World Health Organization’s subcommittee on medical equipment donations. Dr Malkin received the BS degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Michigan in 1984. Currently, he serves as the Founder and Academic Director of IRI-NC wherein they provide STEM remote research opportunities to students around the world with the goal of empowering young minds that can potentially advance human knowledge.

    Connect with Dr. Robert Malkin:

    Email: alliah.rebancos@iri-nc.org

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ramalkin/

    Connect with Shellee:

    Website: https://collegereadyplan.com/

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr_WodPHDfSWEbiPdsRDbyQ

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/gocollegeready

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/collegereadyplan/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CollegeReadyPlan/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/college-ready/

    Email: shellee@collegereadyplan.com

    • 23 min
    Raising Teens with Confidence for College Success- Podcast with Ruth Klein

    Raising Teens with Confidence for College Success- Podcast with Ruth Klein

    Ruth Klein is an author and founder of the nonprofit Universal Mom, which works to help children and teens uncover their talents through the art of writing. With her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology
    and a Master’s Degree in Spiritual Psychology with an emphasis on Health, Consciousness, &
    Healing, Ruth is passionate about helping youth reach their full potential by believing in themselves.

    Ruth and Shellee discuss:

    - The best gift we can give our children is mindset awareness is personal development is self leadership because our children and our teens watch us like a hawk even when we don't think they're
    watching us
    - Quality time with your kids is important when it comes to them opening up with you and discussing what is on their mind. Offer 20 minutes to do something that they enjoy with them and they are more likely to open up to you.
    - Ruth's non profit Universal Mom helps dozens of families

    Connect with Ruth:

    Website: https://ruthklein.com/

    https://www.facebook.com/ruthkleincentral/

    Connect with Shellee:

    Website: https://collegereadyplan.com/

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr_WodPHDfSWEbiPdsRDbyQ

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/gocollegeready

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/collegereadyplan/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CollegeReadyPlan/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/college-ready/

    Email: shellee@collegereadyplan.com

    • 26 min
    Breanne Smedley- How to Strengthen Your Student's Mental Game

    Breanne Smedley- How to Strengthen Your Student's Mental Game

    Shellee and Breanne discuss:

    - It is never too young to start working on your mindset
    - How to handle with stress and pressure in sports
    - Recognizing self doubt and adjusting your mindset to be successful

    About Breanne:
    Breanne is a certified Mental Performance Coach and Co-Founder of The Elite Competitor, a company that leads the pack in cultivating confidence in girl athletes through their mom-daughter approach to mental training. As a former collegiate athlete, current mom, and long-time coach to athletes, Breanne sees building confidence and mental strength in athletes from all angles. She not only supports the athlete through proven and science-backed strategies to strengthen her mental game, she also coaches parents on how to best support their athlete daughters through the process. Through the Elite Competitor podcast, trainings, and signature program The Elite Mental Game, thousands of families have changed the game when it comes to the middle and high school sport experience.

    Connect with Breanne:

    Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/elitecompetitorcoach

    Instagram: @elitecompetitorcoach

    Connect with Shellee:

    Website: https://collegereadyplan.com/

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr_WodPHDfSWEbiPdsRDbyQ

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/gocollegeready

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/collegereadyplan/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CollegeReadyPlan/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/college-ready/

    Email: shellee@collegereadyplan.com

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Walk 2 Wealth ,

Amazing show!

I am so glad I came across this show! I’ve taken so many actionable and practical nuggets of advice to implement. Love tuning in!

SDMom12 ,

Real Student experience

It's so great to hear from students who have worked with College Ready; High schoolers have a whole world of interests and talents, and it's wonderful that a company like this can help guide them on this path to the right schools.

DJ Doug Sandler ,

Great job…this is a must listen

Listening to just the first few episodes it is easy to hear that the host Shellee Howard knows here business. This is a great podcast if you are in the market now or soon to be in the market for deciding where your kid is going to go to college. Lots of details so get ready to take notes and learn a lot about the college ready process. Well done Shellee and guest! Doug Sandler

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