#GraduateStudentsNow

This series asks School Counseling and Higher Ed Graduate Students from across the country the same ten questions focusing on their educational journey, equitable postsecondary advising, and their vision for the school counseling field.

  1. What inspired you to want to become a school counselor/higher ed professional?
  2. What is the biggest challenge you faced in your own educational journey?
  3. What is one thing you would tell your younger student self now?
  4. If you could go back and visit your elementary, middle, and or high school counselor, what would you tell them? / If you could go back and visit your undergraduate institution, what would you tell the faculty and staff about what students need to know about succeeding in college?
  5. If you wrote a book about your educational journey, what would the title and chapters be?
  6. What message of encouragement would you give to first generation students trying to figure out their postsecondary path?
  7. If you could give one piece of advice to higher ed professionals, what would you want them to know? / If you could give one piece of advice to school counselors, what would you want them to know?
  8. From your perspective, what really works in college advising, access, and success?
  9. How do you hope to create a more equitable postsecondary advising system?
  10. Is there anything you would like to write about that we haven’t asked?
#GraduateStudentsNow- Brittani Williams
Responses by Brittani WilliamsEducational Leadership Policy Ph.D. student at Texas Tech University What inspired you to want to become a school counselor/higher ed professional? I …
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#GraduateStudentsNow- Gabrielle J. Jackson
Responses by Gabrielle J. Jackson (she/her/hers)MS/Ed.S in School Counseling Program, Educational Psychology & Learning Systems at Florida State University What inspired you to want to become …
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