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Author: Jason Bullock

Two new scholarships for your students

We have recently been made aware of a couple of new scholarships available for your students. Here are the details on both: Digital Monk is offering your students the opportunity to exercise their writing skills and compete for a $500 scholarship award. They would like to hear your students thoughts on ONE of the following Read More

The School Counselor’s Guide to Surviving the First Year

A great book is available for Counselors written by Heather Couch, a Counselor at Batavia Middle School in Ohio. This practical guide includes topics from internship to professional development from an intimate perspective within the context of real-life scenarios. Drawing from personal experiences, journal articles, textbooks, and excerpts by numerous professional school counselors, it fuses Read More

2021-2022 Common App Essay Prompts

The common app essay is the main personal statement students submit to colleges that 1:Use the Common Application and 2:Require the essay. Your personal statement gives you the chance to delve deeper into your experiences, interests, passions and strengths. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their Read More

Senior College Seminar – Free for Counselors

It’s one of the great mysteries of education. If applying to college is so important, why do schools expect most students to do it at home, after school, where there’s no help available for them? Thinking it might be time to try something different, College is Yours will be rolling out The Senior College Seminar Read More

What Should Your Students do this Summer to Prepare?

This summer is a great time for your students to organize and prepare for their Senior Years. Here are some Summer Checklist tips courtesy of Sandy Ubriaco, Counselor at Queen’s Grant High School: Get your FSA ID so you’re ready to fill out the FAFSA in October Work on your College Essay- common app prompts Read More

Scheduling Team Secrets for Counselors Revealed!

Ashley Rose recently posted a very nice Google Slides Presentation on Scheduling Team Secrets in the High School Counselor Resources Group on Facebook. The presentation includes information on the pre-scheduling phase as well as the 8 scheduling phases. Here is a link to the entire slide presentation: Scheduling Slide Presentation She also includes a link Read More

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