Preparing for college calls for a more holistic approach to the typical college admissions process. We need to go beyond preparing to gain admissions into college and aim to thrive and graduate from college. These course experiences are intended for college-bound students age 14-18 to help them avoid common mistakes and roadblocks along their college journey. The earlier they start the better but it’s never too late to implement these strategies for success. Let's close the gap between planning for college stress and preparing for college success.