71: Preparing Kids for College

Mamas & Mimosas

09-06-2021 • 57 mins

When is a good time to start preparing your kids for College?

Today we have a special guest who’s sharing her tips on how she prepared her daughter for college, while being a single mama and working a full time job. No matter how busy you are, there’s always time to prepare your child for success.

So go grab your drinks, pop in those earphones -especially if you have little ears around, and let’s dive right into Episode # 71

We Discuss...

  • How old is your daughter?
  • What College does she go to?
  • Did she go to a private high school  or public school?
  • Was she one of those children who quickly thrived in school?
  • Why was it important to you to plant the idea of College?
  • Was not going to College an option?
  • At what age did you start having conversations about College with her?
  • How did you get her interested in College?
  • What were your steps for preparing your daughter for the College in...
    • Elementary School?
    • Middle School?
    • High School?
  • Do you feel like she still was able to enjoy being a kid and do extra curricular activities or was it only about her academics? How do you recommend finding a good Balance?
  • How did she decide which College she wanted to go to?
  • Can you explain the application process?
  • Do you believe it's the parents responsibility to cover the cost of College?
  • How does someone apply for financial aid?
  • Do you recommend student loans?
  • Did she receive any Grants & Scholarships?
  • When should our children start applying for Scholarships?
  • Do you recommend the Dorm life experience?
  • How do you feel about students working while going to school?
  • Having gone through this whole experience, is there anything you learned along the way that you would've done differently to prepare her for College?

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