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College planning consultant from Depending on the caliber of schools to which you apply, you may also wish to sit for 2-3 SAT Subject Tests. While these tests are no longer required at as many schools as they were in the recent past, many ultra-selective institutions do recommend submitting Subject Test results, or will at least consider them as part of the admissions process. For many serious high school students, 9th and 10th grade are the time for extracurricular exploration before pledging a more serious level of commitment as an upperclassman. However, this doesn’t mean filling every waking area with a broad array of clubs, athletics, and other volunteer work in which you have only tepid interest. Rather, students should engage in two to three activities that represent their true passions and align with the future plans. For more tips on intelligent extracurricular planning visit our previous blog on the subject.

It’s easy to get overwhelmed when thinking about college. You need to figure out ways to make yourself a more desirable college applicant, study effectively for those standardized tests looming in the near future and come up with an action plan that will determine where you’ll be applying to, and how you’ll pay for it. If you’ve only just begun your high school career, don’t waste a great opportunity to start taking the steps now to jumpstart college planning.

With almost a decade of experience in the field of education, I have worked with hundreds of students and their families. Formally a high school English teacher, I noticed the need for more support throughout the crazy college search and application process! I want every student to end up at the school that is the best fit for them- academically, financially, and socially. Each student is unique, so I will work to create a customized plan of action. Get in touch to learn more about my college advising process and build a custom college plan! Find even more details on college planning services.

I also assist students and families with college planning on an hourly basis at $199 an hour. This time can be used for any of the services listed in the Essential or Optimal packages, but not funding guidance. This does not include the personalized portal or ongoing communication. “Tonica is seriously the best person I could think of to help walk students and parents through the whole college planning process. Her passion for the students and truly helping to guide them in the right direction is one of her best qualities. For me, I would only want to work with someone who honestly cares about what they do and the people they are serving and Cardinal College Planning is just that type of business. My younger cousin is in the midst of figuring out her future and Tonica has given me so much advice and wisdom with how to help her navigate what is to come and what steps she should take. If you’re unsure of what to do next you’re in the right place!”- Nichole F.

I hold a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Dayton. As a professional Educational Consultant, I believe in maintaining a positive mindset, creating partnerships with a purpose, and always striving for significant outcomes. Contact me today for an initial consultation, and find out more about how I can create a custom college plan to fit your needs. Find even more info at this website.