Tag: public high schools

What steps can college counselors take to help their students pick a major and a tentative career path?

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Our career counselor works with them every year with interest, values, and aptitudes inventories. Students then take those results and create a personal learning plan. read more

What are some of the challenges you face as a high school guidance counselor, and how do overcome them?

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Time is my biggest challenge! How do I serve all my students and parents and juggle all my responsibilities? read more

How do you help students for whom college seems too expensive?

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Education! It is important to educate students and parents that they can't afford not to go to college. read more

What is your advice to high school counselors juggling a large number of students?

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I am a college counselor at a school of 1,500 students--the only college counselor. We divide our duties into domains where college counseling is my only job. read more