Building a strong college admissions narrative

It’s never too early to start thinking about college. The early years of high school are pivotal in building a strong foundation for a competitive application.

Comprehensive College Admissions Guidance

for 9th Grade

Once you enroll in our program, you’ll be paired with a College Admissions Coach who will begin by assessing your academic and extracurricular profile. Together, you’ll ideate short-term and long-term goals for your admissions profile that’ll help you build a competitive college application. 
You’ll have pre-determined, virtual, one-on-one sessions with your College Admissions Coach where you’ll dive deeper into possible leadership opportunities, college and major exploration, different components of the college application, and 10th grade course selection.
Halfway through the program, you’ll participate in our Spring Profile Review, where a committee of admissions professionals will review your existing application materials like summer planning essays, passion project proposals, and writing drafts and critique them to excellence.
By the end of 9th grade, you’ll have a strong application foundation to take on the rest of your high school career with confidence! SECURE YOUR ADMISSIONS ADVANTAGE NOW
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Exploration: 9th Grade

Curriculum Overview

Exploring Interests

Identify, understand, and meaningfully engage with your core interests.

Applicant Profile Development and Guidance

Develop a strong applicant profile to position you as a competitive applicant.

Extracurricular Planning

Engage with strategic extracurricular choices to leverage strengths and explore interests.


Apply to pre-college summer programs, research opportunities, and internships that will allow you to experience your potential career path first-hand.

Leadership in Extracurricular Involvements

Demonstrate your leadership abilities in your continued extracurricular involvements.

Passion Project

Develop a passion project that exercises your creativity and innovation.

College Exploration

Explore higher education options for different types of colleges and universities throughout the U.S.

Course Selection Guidance

Receive guidance on how to strategically select courses for the upcoming school year.


Program Features

Submit an unlimited number of essays, writing pieces, and resumes for comprehensive feedback from our team of Writing Specialists.

Get periodic notices for Parent Check-ins and book a time that aligns with your schedule, combining structured updates with flexibility.

Enables you to engage with your College Admissions Coach, submit relevant materials, view post-meeting notes, and stay up to date on the latest admissions data for colleges nationwide.

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Thousands of families

trust Prepory



Trusted by families in over 39 countries for our college admission expertise.


Over 14,000 students are enrolled in Prepory’s college counseling services worldwide.


Prepory students are 166% more likely to be admitted to a highly selective institution (or 2.6x).

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Standing out is the key to

holistic admissions


Admissions officers at elite colleges are looking for more than just good grades and test scores. As colleges become more selective each year, high school students face the challenge of standing out in the admissions process. When building an incoming class, admissions officers look to admit a diverse cohort of students who each contribute a unique value to the campus.


At Prepory, we do more than get you ready. Our coaching dives into what makes you special. We help you tell your story in a way that grabs attention. Through personalized feedback and strategic insights, we help you shape your narrative to resonate powerfully with admissions teams. Our track record proves that a story well-told can turn interest into an acceptance letter.

Get started on

your application journey!

Contact a Prepory college admissions expert to start your college success journey.

Our college admissions experts are here to guide you from where you are to where you should be. Through our comprehensive curriculum and individualized coaching, you are set for success as soon as you connect with us.