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Counselors: Cure for the Common Core

Counselors: Cure for the Common Core

Two developments have seismically shifted K-12 education in California – the adoption of the Common Core State Standards and the Local Control Accountability Plan.   These developments are important to our membership because they both have significant college...
Nothing Much to Say: The Pressures of the College Essay

Nothing Much to Say: The Pressures of the College Essay

I feel for these kids. I was helping out at a college application bootcamp a couple of weeks ago at a great independent school—one that, in its very intimate setting, places a lot of emphasis on the personal development of …
San Diego to Host 2015 NACAC Conference

San Diego to Host 2015 NACAC Conference

Hey Western ACAC, are we ready for over 6,000 of our friends to join us in San Diego in 2015? Plans are well under way as Western ACAC and the San Diego Local Advisory Committee (LAC) prepare to host the …