Posts From the monthly archives: "August 2015"

“It might be worth it, if only to get out of this heat.

This was, without a doubt, not the most ringing endorsement for Tomorrowland (Disney, 2015) but the logic was irrefutable and so, with that, the journey began.…

The Inside Scoop on WACAC’s LDI

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Have you heard about WACAC’s Leadership Development Institute? Started in 2012 by WACAC Past-President Greg McCandless, LDI is a professional development opportunity for post-secondary emerging leaders. Admission professionals with at least four years of experience are matched with mentors at …

I have spent the past month giving presentations on writing powerful college application essays and reading first drafts of students’ UC personal statements. Regardless of where I’ve gone, I’ve seen a troubling pattern in interpreting and writing UC Essay Prompt …

Stretching Your Per Diem

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So you’re a counselor on the road, huh? You’re making big bucks, but you don’t do it for the money.

You rep to see the joy (dread) in students’ faces as they contemplate the college admissions process.

You rep to …