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Sweet Shoutouts From Students for National School Counseling Week 2023
To celebrate National School Counseling Week, we asked students why they appreciate their school counselors. Read some of their special responses here!
Best Practices and Advice for Writing College Recommendation Letters
Recommendation letters are important in college admission—especially counselor recommendations. Here's some advice on writing them for your students.
Thankful for You: National School Counseling Week 2022
In honor of this special week, we asked the CollegeXpress community what they appreciate about their counselors. Here are just a few of the amazing shoutouts!
Creative College and Career Prep Ideas to Help Students Plan for the Future
Keeping your students engaged and focused on college and career prep can be hard. Here are some creative event ideas from a fellow counselor to help you.
Shoutouts for National School Counseling Week 2021
School counselors have been there every step of the way during this roller coaster of a year. Check out why students are appreciative of all their hard work!
Words of Encouragement for the Class of 2020
High school and college seniors are missing out on a lot this year. Acknowledge your feelings and celebrate your accomplishments with this counselor advice.
Showing Counselors Appreciation for National School Counseling Week
It's National School Counseling Week! We asked the CollegeXpress community what they appreciate about their counselors. Here are some of the amazing responses!
A Shift in Writing: How You Can Help Students Improve Their Skills
Have your seniors' admission essays been lackluster? Here are five ways counselors can help students improve their writing skills for college applications.
How Counselors Can Help Students Handle Their Deferred-to-Waitlist Agony
Being put on a college waitlist after being deferred is a double whammy of indecision, and it can be crushing to the applicant. Unfortunately many counselors may be working with a deferred-to-waitlisted student right now. If you are, here's the best plan of action for you both.
Smart Advice to Help Your Students Minimize Student Loan Debt
Help your students avoid the pitfalls of student loan debt without forfeiting a college education with these smart suggestions for making and saving money.