Four moms share their experience

When to start talking to your kids about college:

College teams make apparel for babies, and kids cheer for college sports teams alongside their parents on game day. Aside from knowing colleges exist, when do parents start talking to their children about attending a college or university? Shannon Wilson Sherman, Karen Kerr, Nne Ragland, and Jessica Forrest share when they started talking with their children about college.

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Student leaning against the wall holding books

What does being “College Ready” mean?

For a Real Change, Inc. is seeking responses from college graduates to answer the question “What does it mean to be college ready?” For those interested in sharing your experience, contact us at [email protected] This information is being collected for an upcoming blog post in our College Ready section.

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College Student: Prepare Before You Get There

You don’t know this, but my second semester in college ended with me on academic probation. My excuse – I lacked the maturity and discipline needed for a successful first year. I am sure people expected I would never graduate. If so, they were wrong. I finished strong. Now years later, I get to start my sixth year teaching a course for freshmen that helps them better prepare for college.

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