Views and opinions from school counselors about the counseling profession
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The Six Words About College That Disappoint Parents Most
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D I had a chance to discuss the bigger world of college admissions with some local counselors at a recent c...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
College Advice for Next Year’s Seniors
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D Graduation has come and gone, and the Class of 2020 is now prepared to rule the school. Since life as a s...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Buying a Dorm and the College Board Index—It’s the Same Thing
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D I am worried that our profession is losing its collective mind. First, we spent a good month in coll...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Gordon Ramsay, Master Chef—and Master Counselor?
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D I have never been much of a Gordon Ramsay fan. My one interaction with Hell’s Kitchen —where he is invi...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
The Legacy of Lloyd Thacker
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D The counseling world is pausing this week to reflect on the retirement of Lloyd Thacker. A former col...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
All of Them Are Mine
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D College students always look like they’re having a lot of fun. It might be the way they’re dressed, esp...
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Unlocking the Mysteries of May 1
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D May 1 has been the center of conversation in the school counseling community this year, thanks in large p...
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