Views and opinions from school counselors about the counseling profession
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The End of the Safety School
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D It’s known as the calm after the storm. Once the October flurry of college applications are submitted, an...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
“Why Isn’t the Transcript There?”
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D There are very few things in life that make high school counselors wish they were still changing schedul...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Two Important College Application Trends
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D School counselors are starting the college application season with the discovery of two trends they may no...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Early FAFSA Year 2—What to Keep in Mind
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D Last year’s big news about college affordability was the new deadline for the FAFSA, the form most colleg...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Helping Your Seniors Frozen With College Fear
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D Most schools have only been in session for about a month, but many high school seniors are already exper...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Why College Rankings Have Absolutely No Purpose
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D Jason is a two-sport athlete with a B+ average. He’s hoping to expand his interest in History in college...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Helping Students Respond to DACA
By: Patrick O'Connor Ph.D Writing a column about school counseling is a lot like school counseling itself. I had this great piece p...
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