About You SOAR

About Cicely Carr, M.ED

Cicely Carr is a full-time English Teacher in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and is certified in Special Education. She has a passion for working with students with a focus on leadership development, college planning, career planning, reading literacy and more. She was able to get a great amount of experience while working as a Career and College Planning Coach, an AmeriCorps volunteer with City Year, a Girl Scout Community Partnership Specialist and served as the Youth Director for the church she attended.

Cicely has her Bachelor’s in Business Administration and after completing two years of AmeriCorps she realized her passion for educating and providing resources to underserved communities and went on to get her Master’s in Educational Leadership. She writes curriculum, workbooks, and more. She began this company to bridge gaps and provide access to quality education and career/college planning for students at-risk.

About You SOAR

You SOAR was birthed from seeing firsthand how the college planning process can be difficult to navigate for first-generation, low-income and minority students and their families. You Soar not only is here to help the students but also to coach parents on the whole system as well so that they can help their children.

S- Steady Rising

O- Overcoming Obstacles

A- Accepting my Challenges

R- Reflecting on my Accomplishments


To be a strong resource, effective guide and empower students and their parents to navigate and conquer the college planning process.

Girls SOAR Mentoring Program

Coming soon

Afterschool and summer program.