July 27, 2017


If there is one thing we preach constantly on our program is the need for some form of higher education. You may be street smart, but you still need some form of proper education to progress and inspire as you follow your career path. Renee has created a wonderful program that helps incoming students and their parents achieve their goals. Know Better, Do Better Education gives students the tools they need to get the most out of their college education and beyond.


July 27, 2017





Renee Bailey

is an educator and an author of the book – “18 Things College Students Need To Know”. Her passion is to help students prepare for the college life and beyond. Her program “Know Better Do Better Education” showing students and their parents what to expect and what sources are available to make their transition easier and more productive. Renee will be taking this essential program across the country with live presentations. She also has an online course that students can take on her website

She is a Professor at the University of Arizona. In her spare time she plays guitar, spoils her cats and listens to Maroon 5. Constantly…

It’s such a please to welcome Renee Bailey to our show.

Links we discussed on the show

Her Program: Know Better Do Better

To Help You Find Scholarships: Schooly

Federal Student Aid Act: Fasfa.gov

Scholarships: Fastweb



Episode Four - Renee Bailey / The Importance Of Education

by Renee Bailey | Thanks For Sitting In

Renee’s wonderful book every student and parent should have. Click the image to purchase on Amazon.


How to prepare for the College life

Community support

Speaking engagements

How her passion for education and her program began

Knowledge outside of school

Current lyricists Renee enjoys

“Bro Country”, Katy Perry and Maroon 5

The dangers of social media

“Educate yourself, elevate yourself”

Music and Motivation

“Someone You Should Listen To”

Maroon 5 is one of Renee’s favorite bands. With their many hits, great live shows and a front man like Adam Levine, you can see why.

Purchase Carla’s and Maroon 5’s music on Amazon

Carla Bley is a prolific jazz composer and performer. Her music exudes great drama and emotion. She has written for her own big band, duos with her husband Steve Swallow, trios and small combos.

One of Ricardo’s favorite tracks is “Lawns” from Carla’s “Sextet” album

You do the best you can until you know better. And when you know better, you do better.” – Maya Angelou

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