Welcome to WACAC
Welcome to the Western Association for College Admission Counseling.
Welcome to WACAC
The Western Association for College Admission Counseling supports and advances the work of counseling and enrollment professionals from California and Nevada as they help all students realize their full potential, with emphasis on freshman and transfer transitions to higher education and attention to access and equity for all students.
Founded in 1967, we celebrate 50 years as a non-profit organization supporting college admission counseling.
Recent from the Blog
By GRAC It’s a few weeks before the California elections so I am sure everyone is REALLY excited about laws and bills and policy! Right? Well, here is an update from NACAC on what is going on at the federal and local levels. If you have any questions or thoughts, feel...read more
There may be money coming your way! ACT NOW and tell your legislators what to do! The new federal budget signed last week includes a remarkable $700 million for the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant—an increase that nearly triples this Grant from last...read more
Noor Haddad, College Counselor Collegewise I’ve been struggling with the question – what’s your dream? Ever since I read Nikki’s blog post and was inspired and humbled by it, I have been thinking about the question on a daily basis and wondering why it was so...read more
By Amy Pimentel, Financial Aid Outreach Specialist College of the Sequoias There’s been much discussion around the role of helicopter parents and overparenting, but I see high school and postsecondary institutions doing a lot of handholding and doing whatever it...read more
Recent job openings
Assistant Director of Freshman Communications
Regional Recruiter – Southern California
Deputy Director of Enrollment Management Operations
Associate Director, International Recruitment and Admission
Vice President for Enrollment Management
High school or College-based counselors