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The top 10 most read LINK for Counselors blog posts of 2020 (based on clicks in our e-newsletter)

Four Things to Do When Your Daughter Gets Rejected by Her First Choice College: https://www.linkforcounselors.com/4-things-to-do-when-your-daughter-gets-rejected-by-her-first-choice-college/ The Five Essential Components of an Effective College Application Lesson: https://www.linkforcounselors.com/the-five-essential-components-of-an-effective-college-application-lesson/ COVID-Era College Prep: https://www.linkforcounselors.com/covid-era-college-prep/ Creating a Senior Packet: https://www.linkforcounselors.com/creating-a-senior-packet/ The Mad Libs Cure for the College Essay: https://www.linkforcounselors.com/the-mad-libs-cure-for-the-college-essay/ Wait, How Do I Write This Email?: https://www.linkforcounselors.com/wait-how-do-i-write-this-email/ Average High School Read More

Leading Women to STEM Careers

Once they hit middle school, girls often move away from STEM-related careers. School counselors can help middle and high school girls keep all their options open. Careers in STEM exert significant influence and power, shaping nearly every aspect of our lives. Yet, women (diverse in race, ethnicity, class, age, gender identity, abilities, and other historically Read More

Tips for Acing the Virtual College Interview

College interviews are making a comeback. While many schools never abandoned the one-on-one interview, others are beginning to see the value in meeting with a student to gather additional information for an application process now missing one key component—test scores.  As over 1665 or more than 70% of four-year colleges and universities have implemented test-optional Read More

If your students choose to take College classes online take note of this fact about their financial aid

U.S. News and World Report recently published a blog that showed taking college classes online can really affect the financial aid a student receives from traditional Colleges. When a college offers the option to either learn from home or return to campus and a student chooses the former, the financial aid office typically recalculates his Read More

Distracted Driving is a big issue with teens

A 2016 survey from State Farm found 94% of drivers said they thought texting was a distracting behavior behind the wheel, but 35% still did it anyway. In 2018, an estimated 2,841 people in the U.S. died in distraction-affected crashes, according to the National Safety Council. Teenagers text while driving at an even higher rate Read More

5 Essential Steps to Becoming a Teacher

Are any of your students interested in becoming a teacher? They might be wondering how to turn your career vision into reality. Here are some tips that will guide them through everything from deciding which subject to teach to getting their teaching license. Choose a Grade First, they will need to determine which grade level Read More

3 Steps to Resetting Your Morning Routine

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting everyone differently. As a counselor, helping students, faculty and parents cope with stress is a part of your job, however due to today’s climate it’s more important than ever to advocate for your mental health and make sure your needs are being met.  Prioritizing yourself doesn’t mean being selfish and Read More

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