If you have a child or children in high school, then you are starting to feel the pressure of planning for college admissions. This is something my husband and I are in the midst of doing for our daughter. Believe me, the process can be daunting.
As we dive into 2023, there are ongoing discussions around the fact that markets are continuing to be volatile. These periods of unpredictability can be nerve-wracking — but there are certain actions you can take now that may help.
Our guests, Shaunté and SeKai Parker, join the Heels of Success podcast to discuss their experience with obtaining over $900,000 in college scholarships. Shaunte is a licensed real estate agent in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Her daughter, SeKai, has aspirations of becoming a doctor. During our conversation, Shaunté shares that parents need to start the process of looking for college scholarship opportunities when your student enters 9th grade. She jokingly stated that for her this process was like having a full-time job – from submitting applications to managing deadlines. A key is not only having a child who is a good student; but also, one who is highly engaged in student activities and community volunteerism. Listen in as Shaunté and Sekai expound upon their experience with high school and managing the college scholarship process.
A friend of mine recommended reading a book, All About Love, by bell hooks. The main topic is love. What does it mean? Her definition is that it’s a combination of care, commitment, trust, knowledge, responsibility, and respect. She states, that while we are bombarded with messaging on the importance of love to our survival,