Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: When we have children of our own, we have to juggle the role of parent and high school counselor. Our experience in school counseling can pay off when it comes to helping our children through various milestones, such as the college application process.
School Counselor Advocacy and Empowering Students for Post-Secondary Success with Priscilla Grijalva [Episode 93]
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: After witnessing a student feel defeated about plans to attend community college rather than a University, Priscilla Grijalva knew that she needed to change the narrative. That’s when “Reach Higher Thursdays” were created, leading to more support and celebration for all post-secondary options.
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: As we gear up for the school year, I know you’ve probably already started fielding questions from your seniors about their college search. It’s important to remember that you don’t have to know every single fact about every college! In this episode, I’ll
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: We all want our students to find success after high school and do everything in our power to get them to where they need to be by graduation. This idea of “success” is different for everyone, as is the path to get there.
As we prepare to launch our senior students into the next chapter, we have the privilege of making them feel ultra-celebrated and supported. One way we can celebrate senior students is by showing off their post-secondary plans. I know this is a crazy season for us counselors; your time is
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: The end of another school year is quickly approaching and I know that the deadline for diplomas can be so stressful as a high school counselor. However, there are some really fun parts to graduation season too. I always loved hyping up my
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: As a high school counselor, you know that graduation is a major milestone for your seniors, and you’re feeling the pressure to help them successfully cross that finish line. It’s a time filled with energy and excitement, and you want to do everything
*This post is sponsored by Going Merry. As a high school counselor, you’ve probably been sending transcripts and running senior meetings since school started. We’re now moving into the fall, and financial aid season is upon us! You’re now gearing up to push out tons of scholarship applications, host FAFSA
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: In its most simple terms, first generation students are the first in their families to attend college. According to the Center for First-Generation Student Success, “nearly 33% of students attending college or universities in the United States are first-generation.” High school counselors have
Here’s What to Expect In This Episode: As high school counselors, we hope to prepare students for whatever their post secondary plans are… from work, military, or college. Elementary and middle school counselors are laying the foundation for college and career-ready standards… but, as high school counselors, we’re meeting students