Get Knowledge for College Mastery Course
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Get Knowledge for College Mastery Course

Mastering the College Admissions Process and Helping Your Student Get Into the College of Choice
4.1 (5 ratings)
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529 students enrolled
Last updated 11/2015
English
Price: $95
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Develop a 4-year high school plan that will prepare students to get into their first-choice college.
  • Choose the right college and major.
  • Thoroughly understand the college application and financial aid process.
  • Ace the complicated college admissions process.
  • Create and send A+ level college applications.
  • Find and apply for numerous financial aid packages.
  • Have at your disposal, all the tools and tips for being successful in college.
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Requirements
  • All the materials will be provided in the course.
  • You will need a word processor to completed several parts of the application process.
  • Other than these, you will not need any other applications or tools.
Description

Did you know that the College Preparation process actually starts when your child is in 9th Grade?

In this Course, College Preparation Expert -- Michael Mastroianni -- will guide you through the MAZE, nay, the JUNGLE of the College Search, College Preparation and College Admission process.

Michael will give you the ROADMAP and massively valuable "knowledge-gold bars" in this Course -- so that you and your teen can begin preparing for College NOW.

As a parent of a high school student -- would you base one of the most important decisions of your child's life on a 15-minute conference with a High School Counselor? Or a 1-hour meeting in a School Cafeteria?

The College Search and College Application process can be daunting and overwhelming!

Let's face it.

You're going to spend between $20,000-$135,000 on college tuition.

Before you do, let College Preparation Expert -- Michael Mastroianni -- give you and your child the UNFAIR ADVANTAGE.

Do you have countless hours to spare -- to gain the know-how to navigate through the maze of websites, search for a college, a financial aid package OR select the right major for your child?

Michael can prepare your team to navigate the ins and outs of College Admission and Financial aid.

Section 1 -- Did you know that College Preparation starts in the 9th Grade? Find out WHY and WHAT to do -- so that you can set up your child for incredible success in the College Application and College Preparation process.

Section 2 -- Selecting a College and a Major. You'll receive the "Get Knowledge for College -- Customized College Planning for Parents" Kit and valuable takeaways from each Lecture.

Session 3 -- Acing the Admissions Process. Learn about the ACT, the SAT, What Colleges Look for in Applicants, and What College Admissions Options best suit you and your child.

Session 4 -- A+ Applications. Here's where you get Proven Success Strategies for filling out College Applications, your child can learn tested Interview Skills, write a Winning Resume, write a College Essay that Gets the Admission Director's attention instead of it being DENIED, and make the final College decision a piece of cake.

Session 5 -- Financial Aid and Scholarships. You'll save hundreds of hours from having to wade through the massive number of college websites and voluminous information about financial aid. This Session alone is worth the entire investment you'll make in this Advanced course.

Session 6 -- As an outstanding and valuable BONUS, Michael is giving away not only his Tested Principles, Proven Strategies and Tactics on how to successfully apply for and get into the college of your choice, but also how your child can THRIVE and succeed in college.

This ADVANCED course will bring the vast expertise and knowledge of Michael right to your home. He has helped THOUSANDS of high school students (with their parents) apply for and get accepted into colleges that best suited them.


Who is the target audience?
  • This program is meant for the college-bound 8th-12th grader and their parents/grandparents. It is also suitable for students planning to attend a tech school or the military, It is NOT suitable for a student who has no interest in post-secondary training.
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Is Your 4-Year High School Plan Good Enough?
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The Top 10 Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Child’s College Admission
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Nine Tips for Getting into the College of Your Choice
04:40
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Selecting a College and Major
5 Lectures 19:30
Planning for College
02:48

Five Tips for Selecting a Career
05:12

7 Good Reasons to Attend a Community College
04:19

Military Options
03:36

How to Train your Child to Flunk Out in Six Easy Steps
03:35

Quiz 1
5 questions
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Acing the Admission Process
4 Lectures 18:45
Standardized Testing 1: The ACT
04:39

What is the SAT Reasoning Test?
05:38

What do Colleges Look for in an Applicant?
03:59

What College Admission Option Best Suits You?
04:29
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A+ Applications
5 Lectures 17:43
7 Top Tips for Filling out the College Application
02:59

Interview Skills
02:11

Writing a Winning Resume
03:45

Writing a College Essay that Gets the Admission Director's Attention
04:14

Making the Final College Decision - A Piece of Cake
04:34

Quiz 2
5 questions
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Financial Aid and Scholarships
4 Lectures 18:46
4 Building Blocks of Financial Aid
04:41

Simplifying the FAFSA
04:15

13 Hidden Expenses of College
05:38

Are Colleges Watching you on Social Media?
04:12
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College Success
5 Lectures 20:36
Why Go to My College Orientation?
03:58

Surviving on a College Budget
03:42

Top Ten Tips for Success in College
04:45

10 Tips for Staying Safe at College
05:06

Five Reasons Why You Should Buy Your Counselor Chocolate
03:05

Quiz 3
5 questions
About the Instructor
Michael Mastroianni
4.4 Average rating
12 Reviews
962 Students
2 Courses
Founder and CEO of the Get Knowledge for College Program

Michael is the founder of the Get Knowledge for College Program. He has been a high school counselor, college instructor, and educator for over 43 years. He has helped 1000's of students achieve their dreams of a college education.

He founded an innovative elementary school based on Adlerian Psychology that trained students to be successful in life with the 4 R's of responsibility, respect, resourcefulness, and responsiveness,

He was an elementary counselor and teacher for 11 years. As a high school counselor for 22 years, he advised students on scholarships, college dual enrollment, scheduling, 4-year plans, careers, personal/social issues, and Section 504 issues.

He taught part-time at Capital University, Rollins College, and Nova University.

He wrote an Italian historical novel entitled "Born in Italy, Loved in America." Yes, he is 100% Italian and proud of it!

Born in Massachusetts, he grew up in New Jersey, and attended college in West Virginia and Florida.

He is married, lives in Florida, and has been blessed with 2 sons and 4 grandchildren.

Philippians 3: 13-14 ..."But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind, and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me."