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What are High School Counselors Looking for From Higher-Ed Institutions?

As most higher-ed institutions are well aware, High School Counselors are a crucial source to disseminate information to prospective college and university students.  These key “influencers” can help their students not only in the college application process, but can...

College Admissions: New Student Information Forums

New Student Information Forums Universities and colleges throughout US have rightly realized the importance of marketing their services to prospective students. This is the reason why we have seen a tremendous increase in expenditure budgets of HE admission and...

Hack the Scholarship Game

Scholarships Can Make Higher Education Attainable Listen very closely, Cappexians: Scholarships can make higher education attainable. I want you to repeat that a couple dozen times to yourself while you scroll through your scholarship matches, while you Google...

The journey from Freshman to Senior

Growing up as the youngest of the three siblings, I would always admire the independence my older sister had, how quickly she could come and go out of the house, leave and enjoy with her friends, and that is what made me look up to college years for as long as I can...

Time to change the role of Guidance Counselors

Times keep shifting, and the role of guidance counselors is yet again beginning to change. Moving away from a more holistic approach of a school counselor that works with students on their personal issues and problems, are now more involved and bogged down with...

LACK OF FUNDS IN STUDENT’S LIFE

Investigate discharged to stamp the second yearly Student Finance Day demonstrates a stressing extent of forthcoming college understudies holds profoundly misguided judgments about the understudy back framework. Just about 66% of 14-18-year-olds in England (63%)...

Challenges faced by students living in dorms!

Living in a school hostel or dorm is not only an experience on its own, but one of the most memorable times spent in college as well. For some, it is a daunting experience of coping with their fears and anxiety. For some, it is a phase in their lives they have been...

Top 20 Questions asked in High School Interviews

It’s that time of the year when schools start preparing students for their transition to High School. When students look back at their overall grades and start looking around for extra help to give them the push and motivation to improve their grades, and parents are...

Why students need High School Counselors?

Today’s students have numerous resources to help and guide them through their high school life, like family, teachers, public leaders, etc. But, one primary source of information that can be most beneficial for students is making use of their school counselors....

Planning a Career: What High School Students Need to Know

Some high school students have a pretty clear idea of what they want to do when they grow up. Some wish to become doctors, others engineers. Some share a deep desire to have a career in showbiz as an actor or a musician. For some high school students, however, the...

How to Survive Going Away to College: For Parents and Students

Come the final year of high school and students everywhere can be seen trying to find their footing amidst a whirlwind of college application submissions, counselor-student sessions and college preparatory classes. Such times prove to be challenging not just for...

What Counselors Are Doing to Get Your Kid into College

As much as people would like to believe, many, in fact, do not know the full extent of the responsibilities (as well as the impact each has on students) exhibited by high school counselors. Ask any parent and you will find that at least eight out of every 10 of them...

A Typical Day in the Life of a Guidance Counselor

High school guidance counselors aren’t meant to have it easy. As if helping students to deal with a vast variety of both personal and professional issues wasn’t enough, high school guidance counselors have to weather the inevitable storm of college application time;...

Why Parents Should Meet with Their Child’s Counselor

Virtually every school holds Parent-Teacher meetings as not only do they keep parents abreast of their child’s progress at school but they also give teachers the chance to assess the kind of environment in which their students are being brought up in. Through such...

Use Your School Counselor to Your Advantage

A number of high schools in the United States have on-campus school counselors for a reason; these individuals are certified and trained to help students deal with various issues he/she may be facing at school, whether it is related to study or other factors. Apart...

Counseling and Admission: Your Ticket to College Success

High school counselors and college admission representatives play an integral role in shaping students’ futures by assisting them in making college-related decisions that are suited to them. At the end of every school year, it’s common to see high school seniors neck...

High School Counselors – Students’ Key to Success in College

According to a survey conducted by The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), it is expected that between 2012 and 2022, job opportunities for high school guidance counselors will rise by nearly 12%. The survey cited an increase in student enrollments in a number of...

Education Woes: Challenges Faced by Asian-American Students

In an online conference held late last month, Michele Siqueiros, president for the Campaign for College Opportunity, highlighted a study conducted by a non-governmental organization that shed light on the various challenges faced by ethnic minorities, specifically...

Is the College Admissions Bubble About to Burst?

Parents all over the United States of America are hovering over brochures and pamphlets depicting images of students in front of green and lively trees. High school students are thinking about which activities are the “perfect” ones to take part in. Admissions...

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