Tag Archives: School counselor

THE PARENT AS COUNSELOR

  When a student begins to consider making application to an independent school, college, or university, there are usually several adults available to assist with the process. Often, a guidance counselor assumes the primary role of school or college counselor for a certain … Continue reading

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The Well Rounded Applicant

For years, applicants to competitive schools and colleges have been advised – by parents, teachers, guidance counselors, college placement officers, and well intentioned friends alike – to present themselves as “well rounded” individuals: involved in everything, good at most things, … Continue reading

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College Scholarships

I observed something interesting at a recent high school graduation. While the graduating class was in excess of 300 students,  I noticed that one graduate was repeatedly called up to the stage to be recognized for scholarships she had been … Continue reading

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