Category Archives: Career Planning

Why Early Career Counseling Is Significant

Why Early Career Counseling Is Significant

With thousands of colleges nationwide, how does a student decide where to apply? There are many factors to consider – location, size, residential options, student body, religious background, and academic offerings, for instance. But when a teenager looks for colleges with a specific major in mind, what has led her to select that major in the first place? As a high school student it is hard to know what one wants to study, let alone what career to pursue. In some cases a student decides to follow in the footsteps of a parent or a favorite media character. Many students, on the other hand, seek a broad-based education without knowing how it could connect with their life and work post-graduation. Continue reading

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Why Drive to Colleges When Students Can Go Online? Guest Blog

You are just starting the college search process, and don’t know whether you want to attend a school – in a major city or in the country, and you’re not sure whether a “big” school would be “too big” for you.
You’ve started drafting your common application essay, and only now realize you could use a few pointers and a pep talk. Continue reading

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Common Application College Essay & Writing Supplements

Each of the colleges listed on the Common Application has the option of including a writing supplement. This is where the individual college may ask additional essay questions to gain more insight about the applicant. Continue reading

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The Importance of Early Career Counseling

Our guest blogger is Page Lee, M.A., one of our certified college and career consultants. Thanks, Page for contributing this informative article about early career counseling! If you would like professional career guidance or assistance selecting your college major, read … Continue reading

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