Seventeen: College Goals Book + Giveaway

By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
May 14, 2018

Bluestreak Books sent me a copy of Seventeen: College Goals AND is providing a prize pack for one of my lucky readers!

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In our home, we have 6 amazing kids – 2 of whom are in high school this year (one who is preparing to go to college). I remember being in high school and getting read to look at colleges and trying to figure out where I wanted to go and who I wanted to be. I needed all the guidance I could get because I wasn’t really too sure! I recently discovered the book entitled, SEVENTEEN: COLLEGE GOALS, a how-to guide for high school teens by the trusted editors of Seventeen magazine to get them ready for the next step in their lives – college! Part-planner, part-journal, Seventeen: College Goals is filled with handy life hacks, tips for the application process, fun quizzes, inspiring quotes from celebrities and world leaders, and more! This book arrived in bookstores and Amazon on April 10, 2018 and was published by Bluestreak Books, an imprint of Weldon Owen.

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An Insider’s Guide to Finding and Getting Into A School You’ll Love

By the Editors of Seventeen Magazine

About the Book

The only thing standing between you and that college life is figuring out where you might want to go, completing your applications, writing a killer essay, scoring solid test scores, shining in your activities, getting glowing recommendations, and . . . okay, that’s a lot. But even though being accepted into college can seem big and overwhelming, it doesn’t have to be.

That’s where Seventeen’s College Goals comes in. This stress-free guide—part-planner, part-journal—will help walk you through the step-by-step process of applying to colleges. There are pages filled with practical cheat sheets, handy life hacks, thoughtful tips, fun quizzes, inspiring quotes from your favorite celebs and leaders, and prompts that will push you to self-reflect. (After all, that’s what college essays are all about!) This way, you can freak out less about if you’ll get in, and actually start thinking about which school’s offer you’re going to accept.

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Getting ready for college is a lot of work! One (1) winner receives:

  • Copy of Seventeen: College Goals
  • plus a $50 Visa gift card (because they’ll be deserving a special treat once they make it through the SATs!)

Giveaway open to US addresses only. Prizing and samples provided by Bluestreak Books.

Who in your family would enjoy reading this book?

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

24 Responses to “Seventeen: College Goals Book + Giveaway”

  1. Cheryl says:

    I don’t have any college age children in my home, but my niece would love this book.

  2. kathy Persons says:

    My daughter will be starting later this fall

  3. Lauren says:

    My daughter would enjoy this book.

  4. mami2jcn says:

    My son is 15 and this would be something he would be interested in.

  5. Candice says:

    I would love to share this with my niece.

  6. shelly peterson says:

    This book would be great for my son.

  7. Jennifer B says:

    My daughter! She is graduating in one month!

  8. sandra says:

    i think i would enjoy the book with my sons

  9. I would enjoy reading this book with my daughter.

  10. Janet W. says:

    My niece would really enjoy this book!

  11. Barbara Montag says:

    I have tween grand daughters who would love this book.
    thank you

  12. Dana Rodriguez says:

    My fiance’s daughter would love this book.

  13. elizabeth miller says:

    This would be an amazing book for my daughter. She isn’t far off and is already looking into schools and the qualifications she needs for them. We keep telling her she is overlooking a lot of factors and maybe this would help point them out to her.

  14. Kim Henrichs says:

    I would actually share this with my niece who is heading off to college this fall!

  15. Natalie says:

    I know that my niece would love this book!

  16. James Robert says:

    My twin daughters would be the ones

  17. Jessica To says:

    My son is in high school so it would be him.

  18. Elena says:

    My son needs this book.


    my daughter Steff she needs this book to give her tips of how to manage school & a job

  20. Lisa Brown says:

    my niece would enjoy the information in the book

  21. Cheryl B says:

    My daughter would enjoy this book.

  22. Kristen says:

    My niece would enjoy this.

  23. bill norris says:

    I would hook my nephew and niece up with this book.

  24. Rosie says:

    This would be perfect for my niece. Anything Seventeen she will read!

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