Even the shortest relationships with students—those that last just a few months—are about much more than college. They’re about the student’s family, their future career, their current school experience, any health problems… so many things! This is all in addition to college preferences, the student’s academic profile, household finances, etc. You have to consider it all when you’re counseling the student.
Many believe that planning for financial aid, knowing how to write a college essay and the focused self-belief that college is possible may be the only keys needed to early college awareness preparation. Options Center’s College Adviser and Training professional, Sandy Jimenez, offers her perspective and approach to early college awareness, and the tools she utilizes personally and professionally as she works with high school students in New York City.
by Jeff Makris
It is a beautiful, warm, sunny mid –summer day. My three year old daughter and I have just gotten back from one of our morning park excursions. We have lunch, and I let her watch ...
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