College Bound Parenting

Empowering Parents | Guiding Students

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College Bound Parenting is a private community dedicated to supporting parents of college-bound students from underrepresented communities. We provide a collaborative space where parents can connect, share experiences, and access expert guidance on the college preparation process. Our mission is to empower families with the resources and support they need to ensure their children's success in higher education and beyond. Join us to be part of a community committed to transforming futures through education.

Why Join College Bound Parenting?

  • Exclusive Community: Connect with like-minded parents of college bound students from underrepresented communities who share your goals and challenges.
  • Expert Insights: Gain access to invaluable tips and advice from experienced college planning professionals.
  • Supportive Environment: Share your experiences, ask questions, and find support in our welcoming community.

Premium Membership Benefits

Unlock a wealth of premium content designed to give your child the best chance of success in college admissions.

  • College Admissions Group Coaching: Get coached our college planning experts to create a tailored roadmap for your child’s college journey.
  • Webinars & Workshops: Attend live sessions covering critical topics like financial aid, scholarship applications, and college essays.
  • Comprehensive Resources: Access a library of exclusive materials, including guides, checklists, and templates to streamline your college preparation process.

Our Impact

Since our inception in 2015, College Bound Parenting has supported over 500 families. Our proven track record includes:

  • 75% of our member parents have STEM college-bound students.
  • 99% of our students matriculate to college.
  • Parents engaging in our coaching programs receive on average over 50% in scholarships to cover college costs.
  • Our first cohort graduated debt-free in 2023, showcasing the effectiveness of our strategies.


"College Bound Parenting was a game-changer for our family. The coaching and resources were instrumental in securing scholarships for our child." - Shelly Brown, ESQ



Q: What makes College Bound Parenting different? 

A: Our unique focus on underrepresented communities and our blend of community support and expert guidance sets us apart.

Q: How do I become a premium member?

A: Simply sign up for our annual membership to gain full access to our personalized coaching, webinars, and comprehensive resources.

Success Stories

Georgia Tech / Full Ride Scholarship

"We are thrilled that our son will be attending Georgia Tech this fall! College Bound Parenting's Premium coaching provided invaluable guidance and support throughout the college planning process. Their expertise helped us navigate scholarship opportunities secure more scholarship monies than the cost of attendance and we are overjoyed." The Brown Family, Columbia Md

Meyerhoff STEM Scholars, UMBC

"Thanks to College Bound Parenting, our son got accepted into UMBC Meyerhoff STEM Program. The coaching sessions were incredibly insightful, and we learned the importance of early preparation. Our son's confidence and interview skills improved significantly, leading to this incredible opportunity at his dream school."

Spelman College

"Our daughter's acceptance to Spelman College was a dream come true! College Bound Parenting's comprehensive coaching helped us find the right scholarships and financial aid options. We are proud that she's going to an institution that aligns with her values and aspirations."


"College Bound Parenting played a pivotal role in our son's acceptance to Dartmouth! The coaching on crafting impactful college essays and showcasing his strengths effectively made all the difference. We are excited for his bright future at such a prestigious institution."


"With the support of College Bound Parenting, our daughter is headed to NYU! Their team made the complex college application process manageable, and we found a scholarship that eases the financial burden. We couldn't be happier with the outcome!"

University of Maryland, College Park

"Our son will be attending the University of Maryland, College Park, and we owe a huge thanks to College Bound Parenting. Their personalized guidance helped us secure valuable scholarships, making his education debt-free and filled with opportunities."

Duke University

"We are beyond proud that our daughter will be attending Duke University this fall! College Bound Parenting's coaching gave us clarity on how to position her for merit-based scholarships. It's a dream come true for our entire family!"

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

"Our journey with College Bound Parenting led our son to UNC. The coaching sessions were inspiring and taught us the importance of building a strong application. Our son's dedication, coupled with College Bound Parenting's guidance, made this milestone possible."

Emory University

"Emory University here we come! Thanks to College Bound Parenting's expert coaching, our daughter had a well-crafted college application that stood out. The scholarship opportunities presented to us were instrumental in funding her education."

University of Michigan

"We are delighted that our daughter will be attending the University of Michigan's Ph.D. program! College Bound Parenting's continued support, even through graduate school, has been a game-changer. Their expertise helped us navigate the financial aspect and secure a bright future for our daughter."


Walter M. Pearson, CEO of College Bound Parenting & College Success Coach

Walter M. Pearson is the visionary CEO of College Bound Parenting and a dedicated College Success Coach. With a passion for empowering parents and students, Walter has devoted his career to guiding families through the intricate college admissions process. His expertise stems from years of hands-on experience and a deep understanding of educational pathways. Walter's innovative programs and strategic insights have helped countless students achieve their academic dreams, making college more accessible and affordable for families nationwide.

As a proud father, Walter celebrates the achievements of his own children. His daughter, Savannah Pearson, graduated debt-free from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) as a Meyerhoff Scholar and UNCF STEM Scholar, and is now pursuing a PhD at the University of Michigan. His daughter, Tori Pearson, is a senior at Howard University majoring in TV and Film, and has been recognized as a Disney NAT GEO Media Scholar, UNCF Papa John Scholar, UNCF Spotify Scholar, and UNCF Target Scholar. His son, Michael Pearson, is a sophomore at Howard University majoring in Finance, and has been awarded several local scholarships to pay for college.

Walter's leadership and commitment continue to inspire and transform the lives of those he serves, fostering a community dedicated to educational success and empowerment.

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