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Everything you need to get your teens ready for college

Ideas For Parents in July: 10+ Wins

Ideas For Parents in July: 10+ Wins

This post has lots of ideas for parents in July. Summer is a great time to get ahead on some of research into your teen’s future. Look into what student financial aid is. Financial aid for college can be complicated. Looking for scholarships is a great idea, and summer is a great time to work on these. Finally, there are some good summer reads included as well.

15 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe at College

15 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe at College

How can you keep your child safe? How to help your teen stay safe? School safety and college campus safety are important issues in today’s world. We need to teach our kids how to be safe at college and how to be safe at school. Are you worried for your college girl safety? Or your son’s safety? There are medications to consider, other valuables, and even their cars safety! Here are ideas about how to keep your child safe, especially at college.

High school survival kit

About Me

Melanie Prather Studer has spent the last thirty years as a mother and teacher- preschool through middle school. When her kids became teenagers, Melanie started keeping notes and doing research to help her children get a head start on getting into college and ultimately out into the real world.

Resources I Recommend

Learn exactly what you need to talk about with your middle and high schoolers who are planning to go to college and why.

Planning for College planner

The College Preparation Planner

This 142 page planner has everything you need to organize the college search, preparation, and application process.

how to win scholarships book

How to Win Scholarships

This guide shows exactly what parents can do to help their students prepare their scholarship applications in a way that will set them apart and get them noticed by the judges