College Planning

College planning services involve consistent and focused attention on guiding students and helping them develop character, self-advocacy, and personal  areas of interest. Each family begins at different times from 9th grade thru the end of 11th grade. College planning services provide support for academic course planning and monitoring, standardized test strategy, extracurricular activities development, personality assessment, career search, teacher/counselor recommendation strategy, college search, and college essays. Below are the various levels of service that are offered to client families. When students begin at Level 2 or higher, the previous levels of support are included.



        Level 1:  9th & 10th grades

    • Monthly Meetings (In person or virtual)
    • Academic Monitoring
    • Activity Planning
    • Course Planning
    • Personality Assessment
    • Career Exploration
    • Summer Planning
    • Test Prep Strategy
    • Unlimited E-mail Communication


Students need Admissions Guidance
Minority College Advising        Level 2:  11th grade

    • Monthly meetings
    • All areas from first two years plus…
    • College List Development
    • College Visitation Strategies
    • Resume Development
    • Self-Advocacy Skills Development
    • Advanced level summer planning
    • Recommendation Letter Strategy
    • Interview Preparation


         Level 3:  12th Grade Application Process

    • Online Meetings as Needed
    • Develop / Finalize College List
    • Develop Application Strategy
    • College Essays
    • Set Application Timeline
    • Complete Application Portals
    • Teacher Recommendations
    • Sending Test Scores
    • Need / Merit Based Scholarships
    • Application Review / Submission
    • Wait Listing Support


9th to 12th grad College Advising
Univesity Guidance Advising
  1. Level 4:  Transfer Support
    • Course Planning
    • Activity Planning
    • Teacher Recommendation Strategy
    • College List
    • Application Strategy
    • College Essay Support
    • Application Review / Submission