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Scholarships for College

Posted on July 7, 2017 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (-1)


To all parents and students,

Finding money for college is not easy. It is time consuming and requires you to be persistent and consistent. 

In Tennessee you can go to certain colleges for the first 2 years for free if you qualify. Many students and parents hear about all the scholarships available, but only a few will actually apply.


So the quest...

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Got Issues?

Posted on December 4, 2016 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Got Issues? 

Many of us know that all of us have issues. Personal struggles that we seem to not be able to solve. So I would like your input. Whether you want to tell me an issue of a dear friend or your personal issue you struggle with. I am working on a project that should help people with their issues. Post here or email me at askdrjada@gmail.com
#GotIssues?

When we have struggled with an issue and we can't seem to find the solution, the first thing we do is call ...

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Youth Help

Posted on July 12, 2016 at 4:45 AM Comments comments (0)
I was asked what do I recommend we do to help in our city. This is my response: My initial thought is planning something that gives people purpose and help them move to a better plan for their future. It is one thing just to mobilize people for fun or a cause but another thing to help them make a plan to change their circumstances. Create a job for them show them how to acquire one, motivate them to plan for a career or college but it needs to be transformational and not just a moment to hang ... Read Full Post »

What do you need to know?

Posted on November 14, 2015 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Many times when we look or help. We ask questions about what to do, but we don't actually engage in completing the tasks needed to get the job done. Let's focus on getting things done. Many people procrastinate in high school thinking they have time and will get things done later. But when the senior year hits, there are so many things that compete for your time. It would be smart of families to start planning and acting on the steps needed to get their child ready for college ...

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High School Honor Society and Now College Remedial Classes??

Posted on October 1, 2012 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Dr. Jada

I am an 18 year old college freshman and I am frustrated. I was a national honors society member and I was on the honor roll every semester of high school. I had mostly honors classes and I completed pre-calculus. Why did I get a 17 on the ACT? Also, I am currently taking remedial math which does not count toward graduation. How does this happen? - Emma

 

Many students and parents assume that their school will give them everyth...

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Athletes' and College Achievement

Posted on July 1, 2012 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

I am wondering about sports in college. Are most athletes’ good students or is it hard to play a sport and get good grades? - Melanie

I am glad you are trying to determine how it will impact your success in college. Any extracurricular activity in college will require learning time management. So whether you are an athlete, cheerleader, or majorette, it will require you to put yourself on a study plan to be successful. As an athlete you travel a good porti...

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Money for College: Finding Money Early

Posted on April 1, 2012 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Dr. Jada:

My parents have told me that I do not have a college fund and I will not likely qualify for financial aid. Most schools in Illinois are 20 thousand dollars a year and up. I am 16, what can I do in the next 2 1/2 years to fund my college education? - J.S.

There are several things you can do. First you need to begin building your scholarship database. You did not indicate your grade point average, so you need to determine your strengths and find sc...

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ACT

Posted on January 2, 2012 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

What do colleges look for besides your ACT score? - Monique

Grades, type of classes, community service, leadership and extracurricular activities including church and work experience

If you’re doing well in high school, will you probably do well in college? - Denise

Not necessarily, students generally will have to learn effective study techniques. Most students experience shock their first semester of college.

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