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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 …

WACAC is seeking members interested in applying to volunteer for one of four working groups, each will focus on a specific metric outlined by the leadership team. Read on to learn about these opportunities to for professional development and leadership!   

Q & A with Casey Rowley 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.

Q & A with Adolfo Mercado 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.

By Rebecca Joseph

Many high school seniors are busy writing college application essays. Through these essays, seniors can share unique stories that help admissions officers picture them on their campuses. Yet many applicants miss the mark. They think admissions officers …

By Tony Losongco

Now that WACAC has welcomed the nation’s college counselors to San Diego to celebrate the current state of the profession, I want to celebrate the future of the profession. As a counseling graduate student at a diverse …

Buckling in for Summer

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I’m working really hard this week to find the sweet spot. I have a group of rising seniors that is just small enough to manage each student’s needs on a case-by-case basis, as I have in the past. This year, …

Too Much of a Good Thing?

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Have you seen them wandering your hallways?  Sleep deprived students with sunken eyes, fueled with energy drinks and???  They seem to appear every May but the past few years the numbers have grown to epidemic proportions.

OK maybe I’m being …

Peggy

At the National College Fair in San Francisco last weekend, I was reminded of the collegiality and ongoing cycle of our work. Moving from table to table, high school counselors commented on their seniors who had just committed to the …

Strong Senior Schedules

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High school juniors are entering the final leg of their critically important junior years. They are getting ready for AP tests, finishing final school projects, and prepping for ACTs, SATs, and SAT Subject Tests. Many are competing in various sports …