Biography of Marti L. Forchion
Marti L. Forchion, the mother of 3 thriving college grads, has a volunteer spirit and a passion for education. A native of New Jersey, raised in sunny south Florida, Ms. Forchion has been actively involved in student mentoring programs and student leadership programs through numerous organizations for many years and believes that a college education is an obtainable goal for most students – including first-generation and other under-represented students.
As an author and advocate for higher education, Ms. Forchion published the “A+ College Prep Planner” and the “Scholar Dollars” scholarship booklet. Ms. Forchion regularly attends educational festivals, conferences, and symposiums to discuss college admissions with families and students. She is also available to host workshops and seminars, serve as a guest panelist, and as a consultant to assist families and students with college planning questions and concerns.
The A+ College Prep Planner
The A+ College Prep Planner – The Ultimate College Admissions Planning Guide for High-School Students (and their Parents) was designed to make college planning easier for parents and students. This step-by-step guide focuses on each year of high-school and encourages 9th – 12th grade students to take an active role in their educational development and future plans to attend college. Parents of college-bound students will appreciate the easy-to-follow instructions, helpful hints, and useful worksheets designed to help students strategically prepare for and apply to college.
The Scholar Dollars booklet
The “Scholar Dollars” booklet is an educational supplement which focuses on the Cost of Attendance (COA) and scholarships. The booklet contains over 85 unique scholarship opportunities.