In the 9th grade membership year, pearls develop a career plan documenting their career aspirations, vision, goals, and strategies for the first 10 years of work life. They upload knowledge gained documents to the club documents library. These documents are reviewed by Volunteer Scoring Panels
. Comments submitted by panel members provide information, and produce new personal insights, plus greater career knowledge. Words of advice and encouragement are delivered also.
In the 10th grade membership year, pearls develop a college plan, based on the career plan developed in 9th grade. Therefore, in the 11th grade membership year, pearls are highly focused on specific college degree programs they want to pursue, based on specific occupations they have selected, and based on industries of interest to them. This empowers each pearl to select the courses that a best suited for that pearl as a high school junior and senior. The pearl is motivated to pursue the right college scholarships, and encouraged to take AP courses, improve the grade point average, and prepare for college entrance ACT or SAT exams.