Should Athletes Avoid Writing About Sports in a College Essay?
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by Jason Bullock
4d ago
After a recent College Essay Pro Chat, I received this email from a colleague: What do you think about a student athlete/performer choosing to write about their sport/performing in their main essay, if they are pursuing this in their college experience (e.g. recruited/varsity athletics, a talent-based major), since it is already strongly represented in their Read More The post Should Athletes Avoid Writing About Sports in a College Essay? appeared first on Link for Counselors ..read more
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Apologizing Takes Courage In School and Out – New Video
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by Jason Bullock
4d ago
In America, we don’t apologize enough according to Keith Deltano in the newest of his character series of videos. We don’t apologize for bullying, cyberbullying, racism, gossip, drama, and….the list is just too long. This video will take away one of the strongest myths in American culture: that apologizing shows weakness. Please feel free to Read More The post Apologizing Takes Courage In School and Out – New Video appeared first on Link for Counselors ..read more
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Teenagers Decoded – Free Webinar
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by Jason Bullock
1w ago
Looking to find out what is inside the minds of your students? On Thursday, April 25th at 7:30 pm Eastern Brennan Barnard will host a webinar with Dr. Lisa Damour, author of The Emotional Lives of Teenagers where they will discuss everything from mental health, anxiety, and achievement pressure to identity, independence, and responsibility of Read More The post Teenagers Decoded – Free Webinar appeared first on Link for Counselors ..read more
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Top 30 Companies in the Tech Field that Let Their Employees Work Remotely
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by Jason Bullock
1w ago
Many of your students want to work for a tech company once they graduate college due to the high pay, great benefits, and culture. Many of these tech companies also let their employees work remotely which appeals to this generation. Which companies are hiring remote workers? Here is a list compiled by FlexJobs of the Read More The post Top 30 Companies in the Tech Field that Let Their Employees Work Remotely appeared first on Link for Counselors ..read more
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Taking the Stress Out of the SAT
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by Jason Bullock
2w ago
SAT season is under way at the nation’s high schools. With the next test date loomingon May 4, there are a few things your students – and you — can do to calm those nervesand tackle the SAT with confidence. The modern SAT has three sections:Reading. Students will have 65 minutes to answer 52 multiple-choice Read More The post Taking the Stress Out of the SAT appeared first on Link for Counselors ..read more
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FAFSA Resources & Events by State
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by Jason Bullock
2w ago
The new FAFSA rollout has been a disaster as we all know. What can we do to help students and their parents? The National College Attainment Network has created an interactive map where students from any state can get specific resources and help. This state-by-state map features online resources and events designed to help high Read More The post FAFSA Resources & Events by State appeared first on Link for Counselors ..read more
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Thinking About Starting a Podcast? What You Can Do to Make Your Podcast Stand Out from Others
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by Jason Bullock
2w ago
Podcasts have taken the world by storm over the past decade. What was once a niche form of media with a small audience has now become a ubiquitous way for individuals across the world to find entertainment, news, and information. One of the biggest benefits of this medium is its incredibly accessible nature. In other Read More The post Thinking About Starting a Podcast? What You Can Do to Make Your Podcast Stand Out from Others appeared first on Link for Counselors ..read more
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Make Sure Your Students Know About These Spring 2024 College Fairs
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by Jason Bullock
3w ago
One of the best ways for your students to find out about potential college fits is to meet and talk to representatives from schools to ask them questions. NACAC has both in-person and virtual fairs planned for the next two months. Here is a list you can share with your students: In-Person: Tuesday, April 9, Read More The post Make Sure Your Students Know About These Spring 2024 College Fairs appeared first on Link for Counselors ..read more
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Careers to Consider: Nursing
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by Jason Bullock
3w ago
Kristina Dooley of Estrela Consulting has scheduled her newest webinar on careers your students can consider. Her next STAR Paths Webinar is being held on Tuesday, April 2nd at 7pm EST and will focus on careers in Nursing. Info below! Feel free to join and share with students/families. A recording will be sent to all Read More The post Careers to Consider: Nursing appeared first on Link for Counselors ..read more
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Navigating the “Second Look: A Parent’s Guide to “Accepted Student Day”
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by Jason Bullock
3w ago
For your student’s parents, watching their high school senior transition from adolescence to adulthood is both exciting and nerve-wracking. After months of college applications, essays, and waiting, their child is about to be accepted to multiple colleges, and soon it will be time for the “second look” visits. These visits are crucial in helping their Read More The post Navigating the “Second Look: A Parent’s Guide to “Accepted Student Day” appeared first on Link for Counselors ..read more
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