Finding the Right Fit



Outstanding CRFT Student Achievement





About CRFT



Crossroads for Teens (CRFT) is a Hudson Strategic Group (HsG) career and college planning program which provides structured research planning activities for middle and high school students. CRFT’s structured research approach provides sponsors, community leaders, parents, and students the guidance they require to change the career and educational trajectory of the students in our community. Crossroads for Teens aligns career planning curriculum, college planning curriculum, and essay writing curriculum in workshops to identify career and college opportunities for AP/IB, honors, and on-level students. Its goal is to transfer research skill that equips students and parents with informed choices as they develop their career pathway, explore their educational options, and make the connection between career, school, and experience. Ultimately, families and students will benefit from finding the right fit for their students academically, financially, and socially.

Program Details

What is CRFT?

Crossroads for Teens (CRFT) is a career & college planning program that assists middle school and high school students in identifying the best education & career path for each individual.

CRFT Motivation

Guide students and their families in identifying the right academic, social, and financial.

CRFT Approach

Using research-based career & college planning techniques, CRFT workshops guide students and their families in identifying how their passion, gifts, and talents qualify them for college, graduate, & career merit awards.

CRFT Candidates

Middle school and high school students interested in creating the best profile for internships, scholarships, college admissions, and employment.

CRFT Calendar

CCP and OFA Workshops begin in August and conclude in May. EW Workshops begin in June and conclude in July.



Program Staff

CRFT enlists career professionals, vocational experts, college planning advisors, and interested parents to collaborate on mentoring students through career and college planning. CRFT leverages proven college planning techniques and career guidance protocols that empower its navigators to provide relevant advice and insight.


Admission Results 2017-2021

(57 students)
College Admissions

  • Agnes Scott College
  • Amherst College
  • Cornell University
  • Davidson College
  • Elon College
  • New York University
  • Stanford University
  • Southern University
  • University of Illinois
  • UM Baltimore County
  • $5.8 million inGrants and Merit Awards
  • 2021 Marshall Scholar
  • 2021 Rhodes Scholar
  • Financial Results 2017 - 2021

    $5.8 Million in Grant and Merit Awards