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I’m a freshman in high school. Is it too early?

Absolutely not! In fact, it’s ideal to start planning early. The earlier you start, the more time you have to build a strong resume, find your dream school, and apply for scholarships. If you’re in middle school or early in high school, don’t delay! I’ll give you several tips to help you along the way. 

I’m already in college. Is it too late?

I’m a firm believer that it’s never too late. No matter where you’re at in your journey, if you’re motivated and willing to work hard, I’m convinced you can find a strategy to get an education and build the career of your dreams. 

I feel overwhelmed. Where do I start?

I’m currently building out the large pool of blog posts and guides on to help guide you on your journey, regardless of where you’re starting. In the meantime, visit the blog page and search the categories you are interested in, to find an array of articles to jumpstart your journey. 

What if I don’t have great grades or test scores?

Don’t despair! Many successful people aren’t great test-takers. There are still many great options available, which I’ll discuss soon in the blog section. 

What if I don’t have a strong resume?

We’ll either work to build it or seek to find schools that are a good match with that your credentials. Regardless, don’t be disheartened. The fact that you are digging into the Q&A section on this website gives me great confidence that you are motivated and willing to do what it takes to develop what you need, to get where you need to go. 

How do I stand out from everyone else?

There are MANY ways. From developing a strong academic record, to gaining achievements, to volunteer work, and the list goes on… there are several ways you can uniquely position yourself to gain acceptance into your dream school and win scholarship money. I’ll talk about many of these strategies in the blog section of this website. 

You’re not alone

Take a deep breath . . .

I know how overwhelming all things “college” can be. Besides the competitiveness of the process, you have logistics to figure out, books to read, tests to take, applications to complete, majors to pick . . . You get the point. Navigating that complicated maze is a challenge. But my contributors and I know the way, and we are committed to being your guide, mentor, cheerleader, and friend through the process of becoming everything you are capable of being. If you have questions, comments, or don’t understand something, reach out! We love hearing from you and are excited to support you!