College is a big deal in the lives of our families. The quality of the preparation you do as a family will determine the quality of the college experience for each of your children.
Before you set out to "make college happen" in the best possible way, you first have to be in the right mindset.
This course will change the way you think about college preparation.
From here, you will be ready for our advanced courses:
*Getting off to the Right Start
*How to Make College Affordable
*How to Guide your Children towards College Success
In this course, you will see:
What happens when parents "do college preparation" like everyone else
Why the Middle and High Schools are "resources"
Why mutual ownership (skin-in-the-game) of the pre-college process is essential for success
That a proper "parental pre-college mindset" is the key to college success
Robert DeCock brings a two-fold background to college planning. First as a minister / counselor. He spent over 12 years abroad - mostly in Germany but also in South Africa, Corpus Christi TX and most recently in Madison WI, his passion for and expertise in family dynamics creates the foundation for parental guidance to help parents guide their children towards college success. Secondly, with a background in economics and business, as a financial advisor and for the past 6 years as a Certified College Planning Specialist with the NICCP, Robert has accompanied hundreds of families specifically in the area of their college preparation. Robert has been featured in papers and magazines as well as on TV in the greater Madison area and is a frequent lecturer on the pre-college process in the Upper Midwest.
Dija is originally from South Africa. An analyst by trade, Dija brings a "woman's touch and voice" into the college planning process.
Robert and Dija have been married for 13 years and have two full-grown children in their careers.