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DEA’s Lobbying 101

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By Lisa Sohmer, Consultant

Sohmer College Counseling

 

Election days in 2016 and 2017 have, with great clarity, shown us the value and importance of interacting with our elected officials.  Living in the United States offers us the freedom to …

Noor Haddad, College Counselor
Collegewise

Mental health for high school students has been something I’ve made a significant effort to learn more about. Many of the students I work with have struggled with it, and are still struggling. When I …

Dreaming the Aloha

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By Nikki Kahealani Chun, Senior Associate Director, Caltech

Diversity, Equity and Access Committee

Ke welina, e aloha mai kakou. To understand the roots of this blog entry is to know a little bit about me and my positionality. I am …

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 …

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. …

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 …

By Gabrielle Dorsey

In 2012, President Obama created a program known as DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), which promised to change the game for undocumented students. While there are several qualifications and restrictions for the program, generally speaking, it …

The WACAC Annual Conference (https://www.wacac.org/wacac-2016/) is just around the corner and as we all prepare for networking and professional development opportunities, I want to put a plug in for the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Institute (https://www.wacac.org/idea/), which is a …

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 …