This is the college preparatory book as part of the THIS IS WHY series. This publication is intended for anyone invested in high school students including parents, educators, mentors and most importantly the student The majority of books you read about college preparedness will focus on getting good grades and the application process. I am here to prepare you for success in college by ensuring you make the right choice for YOU while in high school. Understand that there are things you can control leading up to which college you choose. You will be better prepared socially, mentally and physically for your journey of higher education inside and outside the classroom after reading this. I want everyone to consider college from a new perspective, using a different viewpoint and prepare for everything that takes place in the process and college experience. It starts with preparation and the decision. This book helps students to make the best decision for where they go to college. The decision that will permanently change their lives. What you learn in the classroom in high school is important and you need to work hard to achieve the grades as apart of the process but while you are being the best person you can be in class you also need to do your part outside the classroom. Some of the topics include: Researching scholarships and grants to have your education paid for Choosing the right college for you Time ManagementBeing and leader and exemplifying strong characteristics Networking and community serviceMental health awareness"There is more to college than just going to class."Part of the THIS IS WHY series www.thisiswhydoc.