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WHAT YOU DO NOT KNOW…MAY COST YOU. WE CAN HELP YOU PLAN FOR YOUR FUTURE AND PREPARE NOW SO YOU WILL NOT BE IN DEBT LATER.
Clients that get into their best fit college
Clients that have graduated in 4 years
Clients that have earned full or partial scholarships
Clients that got into one of their top three college choices
Clients that have completed a Passion Service Project
WHY CHOOSE US
We get to know each student’s personality, interests, qualifications, and goals.
Students spend more time with us in one session than with their high school counselor in 4 years.
We create a custom plan to show how your student is valuable to a University.
Your student is our focus, and your family’s support is important.
WHAT WE OFFER
We build a custom 4-year academic plan for your student.
We counsel students on leadership opportunities and community service projects to enhance their college applications.
Your student will work directly with a professional admissions essay editor.
We will recommend the best testing strategy for your student.
We help you plan how your family will pay for college.
We support our student’s in exploring what makes them special and we guide them in the process of creating a Passion Project.
Students admitted to one of their top 3 colleges
Years helping students
Passion Projects completed
Shellee Howard, Owner/President
Shellee Howard is the owner and president of College Ready. She is a college graduate and is an award-winning Certified Educational Planner. Shellee has traveled around the world helping students plan for their “perfect match” college. She knows what it takes to compete in the Ivy schools as well as finding the best fit for all students. Shellee believes that no two students are the same and each student must have their own strategy and plan to be successful. Each student has a gift/talent and a passion that will set him or her apart from their competition. Getting to know your student one on one is the key to success. This can be done in person or via Zoom. College Ready has clients all over the world and each one is important. Her focus is to find the best academic, financial and social fit college for each student to thrive at and graduate debt free!
Here are just a few schools where our students have been accepted. View all 166 colleges on our “Why Choose Us” page.
I’ve never been more excited in my life to help my children. Shellee is smart, has a big heart, and offers thorough and tailored support for her students.
Kimberly M., Parent
Shellee and her team have been such a match for our family and guiding us through all of the details of college preparation. We enjoy the friendly dynamic, all of the workshops and the one on ones that we get. Its priceless.
Michelle C., Freshman parent
If your kids are taking their studies seriously then you need to do your part and sign them up with College Ready sooner rather than later.
Jorden C., Parent of two College Ready students
Shellee Howard has made the college planning process, stress free!” She simplified the process with a strategic plan that was easy to follow and put our son at ease.
Lisa Baker, Parent
Thanks to College Ready not only did my daughter get in to USC, she also got a scholarship and grant money. College Ready has already paid for itself!
Barry C., Lawyer and Parent
College Ready helped our daughter get 10 acceptance letters with three full ride offers! It was an investment in our daughter’s future we will treasure forever!
Janell M., Proud parent