Skip to content

229: How to choose the right college with Shellee Howard

Shellee Howard is the Founder and CEO of College Ready and CR Tutoring and Test . She is a college graduate and is a Certified Independent College Strategist. She is a best-selling author, a member of HECA (ethics organization), and a member of SOFA (Society of Financial Awareness). 

Shellee is a mother of 4 young adults. Her oldest son graduated from Harvard in 2016 debt free and graduated from UC San Diego Medical school in 2021. He will be completing his Orthopedic Surgeon Residency at UCLA. 

Her oldest daughter attended the University of Alabama and CBU and graduated debt free with her BSN in 2020 and received her RN in 2021.

Her youngest son is a high school senior and will be attending SFSU in the fall of 2021 majoring in Film Production.

Her youngest daughter is a rising Senior and will be looking to attend college as a business major internationally.

Shellee has traveled around the world helping students create their “Stand out Strategy”. She knows what it takes to compete in the Top tier schools as well as finding the best-fit college 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 USA 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!

She runs a company called College Ready. She helps kids (and their parents) by preparing them for the college admissions process, helping to get them into college without huge debt and even how to succeed once admitted. She is also a best selling author.


Social Media Information

Shellee’s book: How to send your student to college without losing your mind or your money

Facebook group:

Facebook page:





Show Sponsor

The National Association for Primary Education speaks for young children and all who live and work with them. Find out more about their online CPD events at

Listen to Mark’s audio course 

10 Pieces of Advice You’d Like to Have as a Child

Leave a Comment

Scroll To Top