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Archives of Prior LINK for Counselors Issues

LINK for Counselors has now been published for 7 years. Looking for a past issue? We have all our prior issues available for download free as PDF’s (and our latest issue in digital format). Here is the page on our website where those can be viewed or downloaded –

College Comparison Worksheet

ACT published a easy to use College Comparison Worksheet that makes it easy for your students to compare the pros and cons of the Colleges they are considering. The items to include to compare the schools they are considering are: Location, Size, Environment, Admission Requirements, Academics, College Expenses, Financial Aid, Housing, Facilities, Activities and Campus Read More

Top Five Things for High School Seniors to Do Before January 1, 2022

Apply for Scholarships and Develop a Scholarship Calendar Many students and parents concentrate on applying for college, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and then wait for the colleges to send them a financial aid offer. After the dollar amounts offered do not meet their needs, then they reach out to people Read More

Have Students Looking for Part-Time Work Over the Holidays?

These companies are hiring part-time workers according to FlexJobs: 1. 1-800Accountant 1-800Accountant provides virtual accounting, consulting, and tax preparation services to small businesses. The company also offers services to individuals and self-employed, independent contractors. 2. Amazon The largest online retailer in the world, Amazon employs more than 1 million people. 3. CSI Companies CSI Companies Read More

Strategies for Success in Navigating Test Optional Admissions

The role of standardized tests in the college admissions process has always been difficult to understand, with most people overestimating their importance at most colleges. Now, with more colleges allowing applicants to apply without test scores, it is even harder to decipher how test scores (or the lack thereof) will impact an applicant’s likelihood of Read More

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