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Relationships Between College Counselors and Admissions Officers

Connections between high school college counselors and admissions officers are often mutually beneficial, although they can be tricky to navigate. While the willingness to form these relationships can vary, many admissions officers are open to, if not actively...

Working with Counselors for Gaining Applicants with Learning Disabilities

Just because a student has a learning disability does not mean they won’t excel and bring pride to your school as well as any other person.  High schools get the opportunity to give students coping strategies and an insight into their individual learning...

Channeling College Admissions Funnel

Successful universities build their reach and influence through an increasing number of enrolled students. A healthy and growing student body will ultimately affect your faculty, staff, budgets, and the programs that impact your educational organization. This is why...

Myths About College Admissions

Waiting to hear back from colleges about your acceptance can be stressful. Basically, your first steps into adult world are being determined by an admissions counselor based on endless factors. Did you take enough AP classes? Did you do enough extracurricular...

How Busy Parents can Help their Children Succeed at School

Having a high school kid is like sitting in the roller coaster car as they climb the incline of freshman year, sophomore year, then begin the crazy roller coaster into junior year and ultimately arrive at the end, the senior year. These next four years fly by really...

Where should students seek guidance for university

Students are assets of our society because they hold the key to making changes and can make a successful future. Therefore, it is the duty of the society to provide them with complete guidance on what degree program and the educational institution they should select...

What universities are looking for?

The admission department's decisions at the University is primarily based on the academic criteria. While the University looks for ability and potential in a student, it also assesses everyone individually, which means they look at and for different things in...

More Parents struggling to balance the work, home life

The American economy has not quite recovered from the recession and families across the country are struggling to make ends meet. Therefore long hours of work are inevitable for both parents of the house. Thus, leaving children without proper care and attention that...

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...

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...

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