What is advocacy and why should we do it?

Just as we advocate for our students in our daily work lives, we need to publicly advocate for students to improve their readiness for college, access to college and ability to …

I prepped for this moment 18 years ago when I finished my last day of my internship certain that I was ready to jump into the college counseling world. HA! Now more than ever; I am a firm believer that …

WACAC Hits DC

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The Government Relations team was on it again earlier this month, but this time it was in D.C. Several members of WACAC, including our president, Jeff Morrow, were in the nation’s capital, talking to House Representatives and Senators about issues …

by Priscilla Vivio

The last several months have felt a bit like a roller coaster ride for a lot of us, particularly those of us who are involved in public service, or who work with marginalized populations, or who simply …

By Heaja Kim, Independent College Admissions Consultant, KKM College Consulting

 
A couple of years ago, I read about an interesting study that attributed the difference in how peoples of the East and the West think to the labor requirements …

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Work and Study: Tired Tour Guides

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By: Garrett Addison, Admission Counselor, Chapman University

You know you’ve been there. Studying for your Calculus mid-term, putting together the song & dance routine for Greek Week, and mentally reminding yourself you need to eat lunch. Oh and don’t forget …

Group Tours: Providing Access

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I know campus tours can be a great tool for access. Every year more students than I can count write about the moment they arrived at a college campus and suddenly realized that they had found the place for them. …

Counselor by Day…

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By Amanda Wallin

Hello Readers!

For this addition of “Counselor by Day” we’ll be hearing from Mike Lavigna, Admission Counselor at Dominican University of California and his passion for Line Dancing.

Amanda Wallin (AW): Mike, please tell us, what is …

By: Carlee Shults, Admission Counselor, University of Redlands

I currently have the exciting privilege of supervising our office’s four Senior Interviewers—stellar representatives of our community that were seasoned tour guides looking for more of a professional office role. They interact …

By Pamela Baker, Independent Admissions Consultant, Right College Choice

On the first day of my son’s freshman year I reported to a classroom full of parents by following instructions on the card I received in the mail.  I was glad …