Tag: college counselors

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

How to Advise Future Transfer Applicants

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

With up to one-third of your students likely to become transfer applicants one day, discussing what the transfer process entails might be well-advised. read more

New ID Requirements for the SAT and ACT

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

The SAT and ACT are rolling out new identification requirements for the upcoming academic year. Here's what you and your students should know about the changes. read more

Help Students Minimize Student Loan Debt

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Help your students avoid the pitfalls of student loan debt without forfeiting a college education. read more