I went into our 7th grade Family and Consumer Science classes both yesterday and today. The kids had just finished a research project on a career they were interested in. It was great to be able to go into classes and talk with them as they have just finished their
Category: College Prep
Middle School Counselors should learn the ins and outs of college admissions. Just because we are not writing letters of recommendation to colleges, knowing what colleges are looking for, understanding financial aid, and understanding the different majors and career paths, are all important in helping middle school students and their
The College Admission Process is different from the college search process. Although the first step in the process is finding the right schools to apply to, the actual art of applying, is another whole process in itself. As I have been helping a few students outside of work, look
One thing that I wanted to work on this year was a new bulletin board for my College Spotlight. Highlighting a specific college each month is part of my plan to make sure that all our kids are “Career and College Ready” before they graduate from high school. Last year’s board was
Hi All~I’d thought I’d start the week with my first Giveaway! I have a copy of Patrick O’Brien’s book, Making College Count, and Wintergreen Orchard House’s book, College Knowledge: Things to Know Before You Go. I’m using rafflecopter for this giveaway, so one random winner will be selected on Thursday.
Sorry I didn’t post this sooner, but with a week off I had lots of other things to do, play-dates for my children, refinishing furniture for my home, birthday parties, rock climbing, ice-skating, glow golf. . .the list goes on. . . Anyway, back to School Counseling and Coffee With
Early College Awareness is important. One of our main focuses these days as educators is making sure every student is career and college ready. There are thousands of colleges in the United States, and I bet many students would find it hard to name more than 25. Knowledge is power,