Tag: college counselors

4-Legged Counselors and Other Student Stress Relievers

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Some high schools have come up with creative ways to help their students reduce stress and anxiety. read more

The Beginning of the End of AP Credit?

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Dartmouth College recently announced that they will no longer grant credit for AP exams. Could this mark the beginning of the end of the program? read more

Writing and Editing Tips for Counselors

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Among the many tasks of a college counselor are those of reviewing students' essays and writing letters of recommendation. Here are a few grammar tips and tricks to help you with both. read more

10 New Year's Resolutions for College Counselors

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Former Senior Assistant Editor, CollegeXpress

While the beginning of the New Year only marks the middle of the school year, it's still a good time to set some professional goals. Get started here! read more

Holiday Movies with Lessons for Counselors and Consultants

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Take some time during your winter break to relax with one of these holiday flicks, all of which have life lessons you can take back to school in January. read more

How to Advise Your Students After They're Accepted to Colleges

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Many students take longer than four years to graduate. Here are some tips to help your students stay on track and, potentially, save time and money. read more

Cheating in the Digital Age

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Twenty-first century technology has improved our lives in countless ways, but it's also made it easier for students to cheat. What can you do to help stop it? read more

Creepy College Courses

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

In honor of Halloween, here's a sampling of some creepy college courses that will tantalize your students' imaginations. read more

Independent Consultants: Preserving Your Reputation in an Age of Greed

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

An independent consultant allegedly swindled a family out of $2 million. What can you do to preserve the industry's reputation? read more

Pamela Ellis, The Education Doctor (TM) at Compass Education Strategies

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Dr. Pamela Ellis is The Education Doctor(TM) at Compass Education Strategies. She has three years of experience as a college counselor and many years of experience in education research. read more