Counseling the College Bound Student

EDUC X 414.81

This overview course introduces college counseling and covers the process of academic planning for young people and their families as they navigate the college application process.

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What you can learn.

  • Develop college counseling techniques
  • Understand the role of the college counselor
  • Create successful college counseling plans
  • Be familiar with a range of college counseling resources
  • Review strategies to meet a wide range of college-bound students
  • Understand the ethics and professional responsibilities of college counselors

About this course:

This overview of a college counseling course covers the differences between guidance and college counseling; the college counselor's unique responsibilities; college counselor's timeline; and available resources, including computer tools. Learn techniques to manage a college counseling office and create informational programs for students and parents. The process of academic planning for college and issues of adolescence are discussed, and various environments--public and private high schools and independent practice--in which college counseling takes place are compared and contrasted.

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