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Curated by Amy Hammer

As much as the admission cycle is seasonal, each year presents itself with new challenges along with rewarding experiences. It is difficult to predict what will happen next as people change jobs, responsibilities are added to …

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.…

Curated by Amy Hammer

One of the best parts of working with soon-to-be college students is sharing personal experiences to help illustrate the experience they are about to have. This month the contributors were asked, “What is your favorite college

Curated by Amy Hammer

As admission colleagues settle behind computer screens and review files for committee, we are provided a glimpse into lives of students across the world. We are given the opportunity to understand the challenges, triumphs, and tribulations …

The Way I See It: Presentation Flubs

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Curated by Amy Hammer

It’s all happened to us. As much as you would like to forget, you will always remember those cringe-worthy moments during a presentation that unfortunately will be remembered by an audience as well. Regardless of how …

The Way I See It: Travel Season

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Curated by Amy Hammer

For some of us, travel season is coming to a finish while for others, there are still several more weeks to go. Whichever side of the desk you may sit on, the fall brings a high …

By Amy Hammer

Moving along with our series, Joel Ontiveros of UCLA shares his experiences of starting a career as an admission counselor. Please click here to read the introductions by our two other contributors before we jump into learning …

By Amy Hammer

It is time to introduce the second contributor for our new blog series, Julio Mata of Miami University. If you did not catch our first blog posting with April Crabtree of University of San Francisco, please click

By Amy Hammer

It is safe to say that the role of an admission counselor serves the purpose of guiding students toward a college education to, ultimately, pursue a career based on their passions, life aspirations, and general interests. Ironically, …