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High school counselors
October 22, 2009
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 information to get much...
May 25, 2009
Mediocre College Advice from High School Counselors
Many parents are frustrated that they can’t get face time with the college counselor at their teenager’s high school. All too often families can’t meet with a counselor until the spring of their child’s junior year. By then overworked counselors are finished with their latest batch of seniors and they are ready to devote their attention to the juniors. What...