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Author: Jason Bullock

Spring to do list for juniors

While most seniors are happily done (or almost happily done) with completing and submitting their college applications, now it’s time for juniors to get engaged. Below is a checklist of some of the things that juniors and their families should be thinking about, discussing and doing over the next few months. Start talking!  If you Read More

Have your students read this before they sign up for an online college course

Online courses aren’t living up to their promise to disrupt higher education. That’s one conclusion from a pair of studies released this week analyzing trends and outcomes of different types of online learning opportunities. The first, which focused on Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, offered by Harvard University and MIT, found that the majority Read More

3 Things Your Student Should Do If They Receive A Letter Suggesting They Change Their College Application Status To Early Decision.

Colleges are increasingly and strategically sending letters to students who have applied regular decision suggesting that they consider converting their application to early decision or “ED” status. These letters are sent with the goal of increasing the number of students who commit to the college early. This is advantageous to the college because their goal Read More

Bullying in Schools: The Impact on Children and How You Can Help

The State of School Bullying in America Although much has been done to address the problem, bullying still remains a prevalent and serious problem. Just how bad is bullying in U.S. schools? StopBullying, a federal government website management by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, shares some compelling statistics that reveal the extent to which Read More

Archived issues of LINK for Counselors

Are you a new reader of LINK for Counselors? If so, you may not have read some of our great issues from several years ago. Here are links to all our back issues in one handy place. Fall 2015 issue – https://view.imirus.com/1167/document/11878 Spring 2016 issue – https://view.imirus.com/1167/document/12068 Fall 2016 issue – https://view.imirus.com/1167/document/12331 Spring 2017 issue Read More

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