FREE, LIVE WORKSHOP: “3 BACK-TO-SCHOOL STRATEGIES FOR HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELORS” HAPPENING THIS WEEK!

DIY: Extreme Office Makeover

I knew if I didn’t redecorate my office over the summer, it wouldn’t get done once the school year started. I gathered things throughout the summer that I wanted to put in my office. Here’s the grand tour…      If you’re looking for my “back-to-school essentials” list and blog

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DIY Hack: Rock Your Tests Bulletin Board

Long time, no update. The initial shock of the school year is settling in, and we’ve hit the ground running. Counselors still work in the summer, but we somehow still didn’t find time to update this old bulletin board. (I should have taken a “before” picture– had to have been

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Embrace Your To-Do Lists

We’ve survived a full week back from a break. Mornings for some reason seem earlier, and the chaos for some reason feels multiplied. Our semester has almost ended which means craziness around the guidance office: Schedules changing, report cards coming out, End of Course exams. State career reports, HSAP (state

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10 Ideas for Holiday Self-Care

Merry Christmas, y’all!We’ve got our matching tacky Christmas cat shirts on, and we’re ready for a much needed break. A reminder to my counselor friends about self-care this holiday season:Take time to care of yourself well. Even if that means doing nothing for a bit.Disconnect: engage in a real time,

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6 Questions for Classroom Teachers on College and Career Day

As an easy activity to get teachers, administrators, and staff on board to celebrate November’s National Career Development Month, we had a “College and Career Day.” For teachers, this meant wearing a shirt, sweatshirt, or school colors to represent his or her alma mater. Teachers were given the direction at

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