7 Steps to College Application Success
Submit a Stellar College Application!
7 Steps to College Application Success will streamline, organize and energize the college transition process for students and parents to ensure a smooth and successful college experience; putting the fun into the college decision-making process for the entire family. You will be fully prepared and organized for a stellar college application submission!
+ Self-Paced Instruction
+ In-Depth Look at the College Application
+ College, Career and Life Readiness
Step 1: Your Launching Pad
Students and families will be motivated and invigorated; excited for the college experience and journey ahead. In addition, students will create a strong professional resume for internship and career purposes.
Lesson 1: Build Your Foundation
Lesson 2: Résumé Workshop
Step 2: Personal Characteristic Inventory
Students will articulate personal goals and expectations for the college experience. Students will determine personal characteristics to support their college, major and career endeavors.
Lesson 1: Philosophy + Core Values
Lesson 2: Personal Mission
Lesson 3: Personal Strengths Assessment
Step 3: Find Your Best Fit College
Students will survey the college landscape to articulate colleges of best fit and learn more about the opportunities that align with personal interests at each school.
Lesson 1: Where Will You be an Asset?
Step 4: Choose a Major Field of Study
Students will utilize decision-making strategies to determine majors of interest and the associated career path for each major. Students will learn about career opportunities in their desired industry from college graduates, established businessmen and women, doctors and more.
Lesson 1: How to Choose a Major Field of Study
Step 5: Master the Personal Essay
Students will learn to effectively and professionally write a standout personal essay to differentiate their college application and scholarship application from other students.
Lesson 1: How Will You Stand Out?
Lesson 2: Formula for Personal Essay Success
Step 6: Show Me the Money
Students and parents will learn about financial aid offered by the federal government in addition to public and private scholarship, grant and loan opportunities for college students.
Lesson 1: The College Investment
Lesson 2: FAFSA, Scholarships, Grants + Loans
Step 7: A Day in the Life
Students and families will learn from current college freshmen about maintaining a strong relationship with professors, the secrets to choosing a good roommate, study strategies for success, and more.
Lesson 1: A Day in the Life of a College Student
True to its name, Cutting EdgUcation College Preparation streamlines, organizes and energizes the college transition process for parents and students to ensure a smooth and successful college experience, putting the fun into the college decision-making process for the whole family.
Meredythe Fallon is the passionate founder and CEO; she is focused on improving your quality of life through education. Meredythe is well-qualified with a Master’s Degree in Education and an undergraduate degree in Business Management; Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from James Madison University. A Virginia Department of Education licensed teacher with over 10 years of experience as a coach, mentor and teacher, Meredythe inspires students and adults alike to live a meaningful life.