About Us

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower students, serve families, and inspire greatness. We know that applying to college can be overwhelming, which is why we strive to make this process enjoyable for families. We navigate the complex, multi-year process by working one-on-one with students as early as their freshman year of high school. But it’s not just about getting into college. At the core of everything we do is a passion for helping young people find their future.

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Get to Know Us

Class 101 Southwest Missouri has college planning experts who love helping students on the path to higher education. We all became a part of the Class 101 family because we want to make a difference in a young person’s life. Our various backgrounds aid us in doing this. Get to know each member of our team.

Laurie Goslee

Owner/College Advisor

Laurie is the owner of Class 101 College Planning of Southwest Missouri where her mission is to help students and families navigate the complex steps leading to successful and affordable college admission. For the past 25 years, Class 101, as the national leader in college planning, has helped over 5,100 students earn over $357,964,000 in scholarships, study and prepare over 11,000 ACT/SAT/PSAT tests and attend over 300 colleges around the world. Laurie has over 25 years of experience delivering and developing high-quality education. Having been the mother of two teenagers, Laurie knows first-hand the challenges of planning and preparing for the next big event in students’ lives. “My passion is to help others succeed, and Class 101 provides the opportunity for high school students to prepare and plan for one of the most important events in their lives. To be part of that process is a true honor.” -Laurie Goslee

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Laurie Goslee



3300 S National Ave, Springfield, MO 65807

Our Students Say It Best

Thank you Laurie for all the guidance and expertise in college prep for my daughters. I would highly recommend this service as it covers all the bases for college preparation. Laurie is so relatable and keeps things organized and manageable.


Laurie has been helping me with ACT prep, college applications, and scholarships for about 18 months now. Every time I show up I feel both welcome and secure about my college situation.


Evangel University

Laurie did a great job helping me with college planning. I would definitely recommend coming to Class 101 for help figuring out ACT, College applications and scholarships.


University of Missouri - Columbia

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