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.
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.
Owner/College AdvisorLaurie 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 23 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 23 years of experience delivering and developing high quality education. As a 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
Class 101 has been so valuable to me. The ACT prep classes helped me raise my score by 8 points and jumped several scholarship levels. Laurie kept me on task and even worked with me on my timeline for applications so that I could get it done by the end of summer before my swim season started. Having the help of Class 101 with my essay took it from good to great. I’m happy to report that I’ve already been accepted to my top 3 choices!
Having Laurie there to help me remember college deadlines, giving me scholarships to apply for, and helping me be completely ready for college was absolutely amazing. The ACT class that is included is also great and helped me raise my score a total of 8 points. Without Class 101 I would have been clueless on much of the process but with their help, I have been able to earn enough money from scholarships to almost completely pay for my college tuition, room, and board!
Being the oldest child in my family, my parents didn’t know where to start when it came to scholarship opportunities, financial aid, enrollment and deadlines. After finding Class 101 a stressor was lifted off all of our shoulders. The college enrollment process was easy and stress-free. All deadlines were met, and Laurie was there to answer any questions that I had throughout the entire process. I would definitely recommend Class 101 to anyone interested in going to college!
Missouri State University