Ninth grade is a perfect time for students to start considering their academic and personal goals, and to begin preparing for college.
We help students explore their interests so they can develop a long-term plan for high school. Our comprehensive approach ensures they have productive, fulfilling high school experiences, ultimately making them stronger and more competitive college applicants.
Families who partner with Spark Admissions starting in 9th grade say doing so allows students ample time to explore and flourish. In turn, parents feel confident their children have the best chance to grow and succeed.
Students working with us freshman year can expect:
In addition to our grade-specific services, all students who work with Spark Admissions college consultants receive:
We offer three comprehensive college preparation and application packages for 9th-grade families. We’ll recommend the package that’s right for you during our initial consultation, and then we’ll work together to determine how we’ll use your hours to help your child achieve his or her goals.
Families who begin working with Spark Admissions in 9th grade can expect constant support and guidance from the moment they start until they graduate high school.
Alexandra came to Spark Admissions when she was a bright, thoughtful ninth-grader interested in STEM—particularly computer science.
As a first-generation immigrant, she would be the first in her family to attend a U.S. college. Her parents sought an experienced admissions counselor to help navigate the college process.
We immediately recognized Alexandra’s potential. However, we also knew her quiet nature would make it difficult to stand out among STEM applicants at highly competitive colleges.
Alexandra’s Spark Admissions counselor:
Alexandra was accepted Early Decision to Dartmouth College, her top-choice school.
*Student’s name changed for privacy
Contact us to learn more about our admissions consulting services.