Views and opinions from school counselors about the counseling profession
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Reflections on a College Tour
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D I had a first in my college counseling career last week when I went on an organized multi-college tour...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Of Course It Matters Where You Go to College
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D There’s an article making the rounds on social media, claiming it doesn’t really matter where you go to c...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Making the FAFSA More User Friendly
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D It’s always exciting when a solution to a long-standing problem not only works, but is pretty simple to...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The College Applicant’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D Completing college applications can be hard work, work that often runs through the holiday season. Since ...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Before You Yell at Your School Counselor
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D You’ve worked so hard to schedule, prepare, and nudge your high school senior to apply to college on time...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The School Counselor’s Role Next Tuesday
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D It is a crazy busy time for school counselors. At the high school level alone, counselors are busy tryin...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
College Counseling is a Dying Art. We Are to Blame.
By Patrick O'Connor Ph.D I’m on a planning committee for an annual college update program for school counselors in the Metro Detroit...
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