Generation Z is the class that will go down in history as the class that transitioned from Middle School to High School during the coronaviru. You will most likely start high school online. 

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Cost of Attendance for the Class of 2024

State University $107,055    Out of State University $152,882     Private College $208,116


*If a family does not have a college fund or if the student does not have scholarships, there is a monthly cost of: (a reflection of starting now) 

$1,575 for State University, $3,021 for Out of State University, $4,194 for a Private College

This usually comes in the form of students loans and eventually student debt!!!

You are now preparing for your freshman year ..You are the Class of 2024! 


9th grader it is very important that you start with a good GPA and the right attitude. You are setting a precedent for the remainder of the time that you are in high school. It is easier to start with a 4.0 and work to keep your grades up than to start with a 2.0. Keep in mind that IF you want to get into the best colleges (trade schools or schools) and have them pay for it then you will need to strive to have at least a 3.6 GPA. A 3.0 GPA may get you some scholarships. Start working hard NOW!! JOIN OUR 9th GRADE AMBASSADORS ACADEMY. Ask one of our CPTS professionals on how to qualify to get started. Complete a REGISTRATION form and state your interest in "A" Academy. 





Start your high school journey by taking challenging classes in core academic subjects. Get to know your high school counselor because it will show him or her that you are interested in your education and they tend to help students who are focused. Talk to them about colleges and their admissions requirements. Many high school counselors have huge workloads of students so please be patient with them. Talk to your school counselor or teachers about Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Find out what courses are available, whether you are eligible, and how to enroll in them. Keep in mind that it is sometimes better to make an "A" in regular classes rather than "C's" in AP classes. Get proper advisement. During COVID 19 our professionals can walk you through the process of preparing for college and assist with college readiness class materials. 



January  2021- February 2021 We are finalizing the process of interviews 9th graders  that will go on to make up a special group of students that we assist with the help of community partnerships. Currently 9th graders can be considered with a GPA of 2.0 or better. At the end of February students will have to have a 3.0 to be considered.  These students will enter what we call the 9th GRADE ACADEMY to prepare for excellence. Some of these students may qualify to be nominated to be in the AMBASSADOR ACADEMY at the end of the first semester based on GPA, Character, Leadership and Innovation. 


February 6th, 2021 REGISTER to attend the  COLLEGE PREP RESOURCE SUMMIT!

Make a list of your awards, honors, extracurricular activities, and paid and volunteer work.  Start NOW!! Know what your options are when it comes to colleges and careers. College Planning TODAY Services offers scholarships to students that show determination and ambition!!! You may want to get into the AMBASSADOR ACADEMY because it awards up to $100,000 for students who are in the Ambassadors Academy that do well through our partnerships. The aim of the 9th grade ACADEMY is to assist each student with finding their very own talent and genius. Those who work hard and put the maximum effort in will have the opportunity to be nominated to be an AMBASSADOR. 

*AMBASSADOR students get the first and best offers to IVY LEAGUE colleges and other Top Tier Colleges and Universities. 

March - May (2021) Individualized assessments of each student will be done to gauge whether they are meeting State, Federal and Top Tier expectations and requirements for those that desire to attend a 4 year college or military college. (Roadmap to student future will be enforced). Everyone does not choose to attend college and we know this! We also offer programs in trade schools as well. 





Review the report card (grades and behavior) status of your child. Make sure that your child starts high school by taking classes that prepare them for the years ahead and or make sure (if needed) they are getting the tutoring that they need. Many students are graduating from High School with grade point averages as high as 4.3 and are not doing well on the SAT/ ACT. We recommend that you enroll your child in the Standardized Test Prep Academy. Students are encouraged to start the academy and build up their understanding of the strategies and knowledge of Standardized Test Preparation. To get your child enrolled click HERE TODAY!!!












Make sure you are fully aware of the provisions of any college savings you have opened for your child. At this point, if you don't have a savings plan for your child "traditional" savings plan may not work for you. The professionals at College Planning TODAY Services will be able to assist you with several options.  To get started TODAY with cash accumulation options for your child go HERE and register!!