All Posts Tagged With: “High school counselors”

Are School Counselors the Weakest Link?

I heard from some high school counselors yesterday, who were furious with me. I wrote a post for my other college blog at CBSMoneyWatch about a new study that suggests that plenty of school counselors would flunk out if they were graded like their students.
In the Public Agenda survey, which was funded by the Bill […]

4Mar2010 | Lynn | 2 comments | Continued
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College Admission Crunch Time

I’m exhausted today so it’s hard to get motivated to write something for my college blog.
I gave four lengthy speeches at college fairs around San Diego on three consecutive nights this week. During the past few days, I also spent a lot of time at High Tech High, which is my son’s school, talking with […]

23Oct2009 | Lynn | 2 comments | Continued

College Advice: Why High School Counselors Can’t Always Help

For many families, college will be the second biggest expense they will ever face — right behind buying a house.
Choosing colleges and figuring out how to pay for them is complicated, which is why students and parents often seek college advice from high school counselors. It’s typically difficult, however, for families who want meaningful college […]

22Oct2009 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued