The Path to Online Learning

What are students supposed to count on during times of uncertainty and change? Forced to suddenly move from a traditional face-to-face routine to a foreign …

Parents, an Underutilized Resource

By Heidi PairAssistant Director at Renaissance Academy Though I do not have “school counselor” as my title, I have had the privilege of being able to …

What Students Need Now

Kimberly RedmerSchool Counselor & Teacher at Flint Southwestern Classical Academy Our children are falling behind in their academic career to the extent that they will not …

What is the Purpose of High School?

Holly M. Markiecki-BennettsHigh School Counselor Open up an internet browser and type “What is the purpose of high school?” into the search engine. The results vary, …

“All We Need Is…” A Perspective Piece

By Lucy Becker HarmonAcademic Dean at Summit Academy North High School As the world commemorated the graduating class of 2020, albeit, in untraditional ways, the Class …

Double Jeopardy

Sheryl WilliamsCEO and Founder of Teach1-Reach1, LLC Educational Consulting. School counselors are especially positioned to help schools and students recover from the pandemics. There are two …

Text-Message College Advising: The Great Equalizer?

By Karen ArnoldAssociate Professor, Educational Leadership & Higher Education, Boston College Sadly, high school students’ zip code and their family background are the best predictors of …

Reach Higher Stories from Riverside, CA

Priscilla GrijalvaHigh School Counselor, Riverside, CA A School Counselor and AVID Coordinator share Reach Higher Stories from Riverside, CA, and all over the nation! In …

What is College Counseling Now?

By Laura Owen & Venus IsraniExecutive Director, Center for Equity and Postsecondary Attainment, San Diego State University & Doctoral Candidate, Boston College, Higher Education Never has …

Back to Basics

By Karen ArnoldAssociate Professor, Educational Leadership & Higher Education, Boston College When my daughter was 14, I asked her whether she thought she might like to …

Rethinking College Advising During A Pandemic

By Laura OwenExecutive Director, Center for Equity and Postsecondary Attainment, San Diego State University Billions of dollars have been spent and countless efforts employed to close …