Posts From the monthly archives: "December 2014"

Happy Holidays from WACAC

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As we move into the end of the year, we want to take the opportunity to wish you all happy holidays.  We will be taking a brief break from our blog in the hopes that you will be able to …

Indie Scene: Boundaries, People

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I was having coffee today with a colleague who does college counseling at a high school not too far away. She’s a new-ish friend, new at her school, and with only intermittent turns into “getting to know you” subject matter, …

When recommending colleges to students, we would do well to consider the community college as an excellent choice. Having taught my first semester at community college this year, I have been struck with a singular impression of the faculty: they …

Art

At schools like LMU- medium size, private, comprehensive universities, the role of the portfolio in admission to art or other “creative” majors, is somewhat variable. We are not a conservatory, and our students will need to demonstrate the accomplishment and …

Jenny

The Scientific Method: Hypothesis

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Hypothesis.  It’s a very serious-sounding, science-y word.  It evokes images of white coats, beakers, and lab mice.

But it’s a powerful word, too.  Science students get what it means.  They know that a hypothesis is a huge step in …

Well, the Local Advisory Committee met earlier this month, and we are working hard to make San Diego the best NACAC conference yet!

The Special Events Committee, one of the six Advisory Committees, gets to do the fun stuff …

‘Tis the Season

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In my office things typically quiet down after midnight on November 30th when the submit button is pushed on UC, CSU, EA, and ED applications. This is one of the reasons I love December- after the frantic last minute …

Welcome Nevada

Hello Nevada! — Events

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The next few posts will be devoted to coming events.

First is the Nevada School Counselor Association state conference.    NVSCA is a small but vibrant association that is dedicated to supporting school counselors in Nevada .   The annual conference will …

DEA Inclusion

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In the blink of an eye, recruitment 2014 has passed us by. On the college side, we’ve finally unpacked our suitcases, made our apartments livable again, and are trying to lose those extra lbs that seem to always make it …