William Porti, Independent Educational Consultant and Founder of My College Advisor

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William Porti is an independent educational consultant and the founder of My College Advisor. He has six years of experience as a college consultant. read more

What is the New Coalition Application?

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President and Founder of College Connections

You may have heard whispers of the new Coalition Application, an upcoming alternative to the Common Application. What do we know so far, and what questions remain to be answered? read more

Counselor Q&A: Writing an Effective Letter of Recommendation

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Marna Atkin of Atkin College Counseling answers questions about crafting persuasive letters of recommendation for your students. read more

10 Ways Counselors Can Foster a College-Bound Mindset

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College counselors are in an ideal position to help cultivate an environment in which college is not merely an option, but the option. read more

Stephanie Klein Wassink, Principal at Winning Applications

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Stephanie Klein Wassink is Principal at Winning Applications. She has 15 years of experience in college consulting. read more

20 Twitter Accounts Every College Counselor Should Follow

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

When it comes to the worlds of secondary and higher education, Twitter is a particularly effective social media platform. Here's a list of 20 accounts that every counselor should consider following. read more

K. Patricia Aviezer, President of Inside Track to College

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K. Patricia Aviezer is President of Inside Track to College. She has 27 years of experience as a college counselor. 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

What's New in College Admission

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To help you keep your finger on the pulse of college admission, here's a rundown of some of the most important trends for the upcoming school year. 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