Views and opinions from school counselors about the counseling profession
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
What Not to Do Over Summer Break
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D It isn’t unusual for counselors to experience several “last days” of the school year. From the last day t...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Five Counseling Trends to Watch for This Fall
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D Last week, we looked back at this school year, and talked about five trends and issues that shaped our w...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The Big Five—What Shaped Our World This Year
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D This isn’t the last column of the year, but this is the last column when at least a few counselors still h...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Summer Melt: A Step-by-Step Guide
By: Patrick O'Connor It’s an all too familiar situation. You see your seniors off at graduation, they thank you for all you’ve do...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Collarbones and 200 Valedictorians: Too Many Shiny Objects
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D It started out simply enough. The student had worn a shirt that exposed her collarbones, a violation of ...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
College Advisers—Helpers to All Students
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D She wanted to encourage her students to think about going to college, but after a while, she realized her...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
College Admissions Isn’t Fair. It Also Isn’t Simple.
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D A new article about college admission is gaining a great deal of attention among college counselors. Pos...
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