2021 -2022 Membership

The Membership Application for 2021 – 2022 is now available.

2022 Annual Conference

April 12 – 14, 2022
Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
Long Beach, CA

Complete a Session Proposal Now
(Proposals due November 30, 2021)

Share, Learn and Connect

Wednesday, February 23rd – Virtual
Wednesday, March 23rd – Southern California @ Chapman University
Thursday, March 24th – Northern California @ Santa Clara University

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.


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Recent from the Blog

Reflections on Voices for Access

We did it. We all came together on our computer screens from all over the country (though mostly from California and Nevada) and shared our experiences with each other in our sessions, seminars, and yes, even the socials. You joined us for sessions on community...

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CBO Ad Hoc Update

The CBO Ad Hoc Committee administered a CBO Membership Survey and presented the results at the WACAC Conference. Based on the responses, CBO members - both former and current - valued the supportive WACAC community, the professional development opportunities offered...

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To PSAT or Not to PSAT

Though this question probably won’t have the same quoteability of Shakespeare’s “To be or not to be,” it is a question that many of us will be answering in the months ahead. I was asked that question by a colleague last week in planning for the fall, and they were...

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