CollegeMode Academy will...

Help you get a grip on your college plans & funding for your teen. We pride ourselves on keeping your parent Freak-Out-O-Meter as low as possible. High school should be fun and filled with making life-long memories before your teen leaves home for college.

  • Strategize for the best scholarship & college admission opportunities

  • Position your teen to win scholarship funds and

  • Raise your SAT/ACT scores for better chances of admissions and increased scholarship funding

Your Teen Could Have Over 100 Full Ride Scholarship Opportunities like Demari!

How Our Programs Work

  • DIY College Debt-Free Planning

    The parent serves as their teen's college coach and advocate. We provide you with a customizable plan for your teen along with the video training, a supportive community, and a client support team to get it all done. We offer these packages by grade level for grades 8-12.

  • Done For You Debt-Free College Planning

    Tandy Caraway and her team of specialists serve as your teen's college coach and advisor. We meet with your teen weekly advising and guiding them through each step of their personalized debt-free college plan. Students starting in 8th or 9th grade get more college and scholarship opportunities and the whole family has less stress. We offer this service for 8th-11th graders.

  • Done With You Debt-Free College Planning

    We serve as the teen's college advisor and mentor for their senior year, while the parent serves as their teen's advocate with their high school and colleges. We will meet your teen weekly during the school year and our signature summer camp. Students must apply by June 30th following their junior year and meet our criteria to enroll in this program.

Meet The Founder

Your Full Ride Scholarship Guide


Tandy Caraway is an award-winning educator whose multi-faceted educational techniques have empowered countless students to achieve academic success. 

With more than 20 years of experience, her innovative expertise has earned her prestigious awards from the WHite House, Florida Senate and House of Representatives, American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence, Future Business Leaders of America, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Community Improvement Organization, and United Teachers of Dade. 

Caraway has dedicated her life to serving others for many years, which is one of the driving forces behind her creating CollegeMode™ Academy, an organization that helps families obtain funding for college through financial aid and scholarships, effectively enabling them to avoid the burden of incurring student loan debt. She works tirelessly with students to prepare them for the challenges they will face in higher education to ensure academic success.

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Clients & Quotes

Project Continue E, a service project for suicide prevention, was the brainchild of Jasmine. It earned her scholarship money and Recognition from the Miami Herald newspaper. 

Jasmine is went to Bethune Cookman University with more than $64,000 in scholarship awards! CollegeMode assisted Jasmine with overall college prep including planning Project Continue and mentoring.

"Mrs. Caraway was such a big help to me. I could ask her anything and now I’m off to college to pursue my passion.”

Jasmine H.R.



After being recognized by the Bradenton Herald as Best All-Around Athlete for the county, Valerie is headed to the State College of Florida with enough scholarships to cover all of her expenses!

CollegeMode Academy helped Valerie with overall college prep including course advice in middle school.

“I wanted to let you know that last night I won first place for the golden herald awards for the Athletics category & I got the scholarship! Thank you for being a part of my life and helping me. I'm all over the newspaper and Internet.”

Valerie P.

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