9th and 10th Grade
We can meet with you to start the roadmap to college in the 9th grade, providing guidance on:
- Taking the best classes that challenge you.
- Discovering your natural and preferred learning style.
- Developing good study habits, based on your personality and learning style.
- Dipping your toes into the college—visit waters, during school-breaks, summer or vacations.
- Selecting summer programs that provide unique experiences that are right up your ally.
- Identifying your extracurricular activities that may become the most meaningful to you.
- College financial aid.
During your junior year of high school, you will get our advice on the following:
- Your Personality Preferences (MBTI©) and learning style.
- STRONG Interest Inventory® so you can identify potential college majors.
- College list development based on your personality and career preferences
- Standardized test-taking schedule best suited to you.
- Course of study that keeps you challenged academically.
- How to optimize your study skills to make the best possible grades.
- How to focus on activities you are passionate about and take them to a new level.
- Optimizing the College visit in Junior year.
- Research, explore, and visit colleges
- College financial aid.
Juniors should also note the following deadlines:
- Take the PSAT in October
- Take the SAT/ACT in May
During your senior year of high school, you will get our advice on the following:
- College list: we help you refine and finalize it early in the fall.
- Your college list will include financially safe colleges for you and your parents.
- We give you the best application submission strategy. (EA,ED,RD, January admission, Gap Year )
- Maximize your senior year college visit
- Maximize your senior year college interviews
- Interview coaching: Informative, Evaluative, Competitive (e.g. scholarships)
- Applications for college: How to put your best foot forward on an application.
- Essay: how to bring out your voice.
- Supplemental essays: how to utilize them to your advantage.
- For Parents and Student: financial aid review.
- Spring of senior year: Award letters review. Evaluation of price-value relationship.
Seniors should also note the following deadlines:
- August 1 start writing your application essays
- October 1 early decision deadline
- January 1 submit FAFSA
- April 1st: deadline by which Colleges must reply to you with an admission decision.
- May 1st—students must respond to colleges and send in their commitment deposit.