Posts From the monthly archives: "April 2016"

Guest blog by Laura Holguin, M.A., P.P.S., counselor at Leadership Public Schools: Hayward

“What is it that you are looking for in a college?” a question I often ask students on a daily basis. Their responses vary: a specific major …

The Journey

Having parents as educators can help one pursue some of the same professional passions. For Adam Stoltz, Director of Admissions at California State University, Chico (Chico State) that has definitely been the case.

“My parents were a really …

Q & A with Amanda Hotinger with Neelam Savla interviewing on behalf of WACAC

Over the next few months, we hope you have the opportunity to meet the dedicated professionals who make up WACAC through out WACAC Member Spotlight Series.

Tour Guide Horror Stories: Part 4


By Chris Helvajian

At this point in the admissions cycle many of you are having important conversations with students about financial aid, deciding what school is the best fit for them, and answering questions about academics. This TGHS post will …

Curated by Amy Hammer

In an industry centered on counseling, it is expected that mentorships for rising professionals develop as well. Our contributors give insight into the relationships they developed with mentors that ultimately impacted their growth as a professional.…

By Sonia Ryan, Admission Practices Committee Chair

The time is upon us for our students to make deposits and submit their intent to enroll at numerous colleges across the country.  As a reminder, it is never too late to review