What We Do
At HAVEN College Planning we will work with every student to develop a comprehensive plan that helps determine what schools are best fit based on interest, degree, personality, and budge. We Can promise you that your student will be given unlimited 1:1 attention making sure we find the best fitting school, eligibility requirements are complete, and no deadlines missed.
COLLEGE APPLICATION & ESSAY
We work with our students on formatting and developing a proper college essay and help with submitting applications before the deadlines even with Early Action / Early Decision.
CAREER AND PERSONALITY TESTS
We provide a test for each student to identify careers based on their personality to discover potential degree interest and finding out what school environment works best for the student.
We will work with you on picking your Top 10 Colleges which include safety, target, and reach schools by using the Career and Personality tests.
STRATEGIC ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
We will work with your student on developing a portfolio and creating depth in their activities to enhance their opportunity of admissions with finding Summer Camps, Volunteering, and Internships opportunities throughout High School.
We assist each student with setting up individual tours with admission counselors for the schools that interest them as well as attending a college fair event in Fall or Spring.
HIGH SCHOOL REVIEW
We take the time to review your High School transcripts to determine if there is any missing requirements based on the colleges you are applying to.
FINANCIAL AID PLANNING
We help each family to understand the Financial Aid process and plan for college. We work directly with each family on comparing costs for the student's colleges lists and help decide what college option is best for your family. We will assist with all documentation for Financial Aid and will provide assistance until your funding is approved and posted at the college.
AWARD LETTER REVIEW
The Estimate Award letter that is sent to many families most of the time does not reflect the Official Award letter. We assist you with reviewing the final award letter and making sure you were approved for all the grants and scholarships you are eligible for
At HEIVN, we work with your student on completing a College Match survey and help determine the Top 10 Colleges with safety, target, and reach schools. The tool we provide presents many colleges that students are not aware of but still maintain focus on their degree, career, and passion.
We will assist you with completing all the necessary paperwork relating to Financial Aid for every college nationwide and make sure all documents are submitted on time.
FAFSA - CSS Profile - IDOC - MPN - Entrance Counseling - Parent and Student Loans
COLLEGE AID ELIGIBILITY REPORT
We provide a comprehensive report that outlines each college your student is interested in and what grants and need based funding is available based on your Income, Assets, and GPA. This helps parents find colleges that relate to their students interest while maintaining a focus on their budget
FAFSA ISSUES / APPEALS
There can be some issues called Comment Codes on FAFSA and we assist you with making sure everything is resolved in a timely fashion without you getting involved. If there is any change in circumstance during the school year we work with you to notify the school and appeal for additional funding.
We believe in empowering our students to change and impact local communities with love, kindness, and compassion. Throughout inner city communities thousands of parents struggle to support their family and bring a different life for their kids
We have developed four projects thru the year that is solely ran by our students to impact local communities and develop skills for their future careers. These projects are going to teach leadership, accountability, responsibility, marketing, sales, and business structure. It only takes one student to change the world
HOW DO YOU WANT TO IMPACT THE WORLD
Giving students the opportunity to think outside the box and be creative is important in growing into being who they are!
We encourage our students to generate ideas and come up with a project that provides support to their communities! Whatever the group decides to do that year is what HEIVN will support.
BACK TO SCHOOL BAGS
Several thousands of students attend a new school year with out having the proper materials to support their growth in education. Many kids do not have backpacks, writing utensils, notepads, or folders.
At HEIVN our students form an outreach to bless an Inner City School with providing these materials to students!
FEEDING PEOPLE IN NEED
Millions of Families each year are not able to provide food for Thanksgiving to their family. Its a issue that continues to grow each year and HEIVN's students want to help!
The students put together a FULL Thanksgiving Meal and personally bless families in their local communities that are in need!
CHRISTMAS TOY DRIVE
Many kids go without any gifts on Christmas and several have never received a gift for Christmas.
Our students form an outreach to local communities to conduct a New/Used Toy Drive and personally hand out toys to children who never had the opportunity to open a gift from Santa!
California Dream Act
We help you find schools that offer funding to eligible undocumented students and complete all the necessary paperwork. We understand the transition can be challenging but we are here to help making sure the transition is smooth and stress free
Students who do not meet the requirements below are not eligible to receive Stafford Student Loans
AB 540 allows students to be classified as CA residents for Cal Dream Aid.
- Must attend high school in CA for 3 or more years
- Must graduate from a CA high school or attain an equivalent (GED)
- Must file an affidavit
- Does not influence the parent's status
AB 131 will allow students who qualify for AB 540 nonresident tuition exemptions, including those who are undocumented, to apply for Cal Grant awards and for grants and scholarships awarded by California public Colleges and Universities.
- Must attend high school in CA for 3 or more years
- Graduated for a high school in CA
- Filed application to legalize their immigration status