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Helicopter Educators

Helicopter Educators

By Amy Pimentel, Financial Aid Outreach Specialist College of the Sequoias   There’s been much discussion around the role of helicopter parents and overparenting, but I see high school and postsecondary institutions doing a lot of handholding and doing whatever...
WACAC Community Comes Together

WACAC Community Comes Together

By Stacy Kadesh Stacy Kadesh and Associates College Consulting In November WACAC members came to the aid of Northern California students whose college application preparations were severely impacted by the wildfires. Numerous events were hosted by local high schools...

SPGP gets R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

By Omar Zazueta, Admission Practices Committee Chair Elect As the application season comes to an end and we inch closer to May 1, it is a good idea for colleges and counselors to review the Statement of Principles of Good...
Grad School Highlight: Laying Down the Law

Grad School Highlight: Laying Down the Law

As with most advanced degrees, it’s becoming more common that there is no set path to pursuing law school. An entering class to any Juris Doctor program is comprised of a myriad of students, some recent graduates, others with established …
Finding the Fit: Driving Into the Future

Finding the Fit: Driving Into the Future

Leading up to the first week of November, my college counselor stayed after school with me to push me towards finishing application supplements. The week before the first of November forced me into essay-writing overdrive. Honestly, I had only started...