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Website by CWD and Allana Metz

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Grade 9


The Freshman Planning Package is a great way to introduce freshmen to the variety of components and expectations involved with the college process.  Emphasis is on uncovering academic strengths, interests, and passions, which later will help guide your process of college identification.  A Comprehensive 10/11/12 Package is available for those who want an early start to the process starting in 10th.


o Introduction to the college planning process at meeting

o Self-evaluation (identify interests, strengths, goals)

o Academic-evaluation (review transcript and standardized testing)

o Develop a 4-year H.S. plan (curricular mapping)

o Connect career aptitudes & interests to college majors

o Create a standardized testing and prep plan 

o Understand differences between types of colleges and cost

o Introduction to concept of "financial fit" and the financial aid process 

o Understand components of Naviance 

o Identify/discuss importance of leadership, character, service, involvement, and enrichment as it relates to the college process

o Identify summer enrichment options

o Begin to track all H.S. activities for extracurricular resume

o Action Plan developed and shared after meeting