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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.


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