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Big Picture

The Curse of Being a Highly Selective College
The Atlantic – Apr 11, 2018
Getting into America’s top colleges is extremely hard, but making sense of how it’s decided who gets in is arguably even harder. By and large, colleges—especially the most selective ones—are allowed to keep their methods to themselves.

Even if they want to go to college, millions of adults live in higher education “deserts”
Hechinger Report – Apr 9, 2018
At least 25 miles from the nearest campus, they also don’t have internet speeds to study online.

Some Colleges Share Lists of Early-Decision Admits. Now the Justice Department Is Investigating.
The Chronicle of Higher Education – Apr 8, 2018
Don’t look now, but the federal government is scrutinizing another aspect of the admissions process. As Inside Higher Ed first reported on Friday

With Changing Students and Times, Colleges Are Going Back to School
New York Times – Apr 5, 2018
Many colleges and universities are facing a gloomy picture, painted by polls, politics and population shifts that are forcing an overhaul of campuses across the country.

The higher education divide: The ‘haves’ keep getting richer. Other schools? Not so much.
Washington Post – Apr 6, 2018
The college admissions season is coming to a close and once again, the results demonstrate the growing divide in American higher education between the haves and have-nots.

Columns and Blogs

You Are Number Three on the Waitlist
Post – April 12 2018
Counselors’ Corner with Patrick O’Connor Ph.D

What to do when you have the wait-list blues
Tribune News Service – April 9, 2018
College Admissions Strategies with Lee Bierer

Don’t Overlook College Graduation Rates
The College Solution Blog – Apr 2, 2018
The College Solution Blog with Lynn O’Shaughnessy

 

Counselors

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

Parents

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

Video

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

Admissions Process & Strategy

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

Career & Technical Education

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

College Visits

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

Financial Aid/Scholarships

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

About HS CounselorWeek

This weekly resource searches main media outlets for stories that may be of interest to high school counselors, college admission officers and related organizations, and provides links to the original articles. It is published by High School Counselor Marketing.

Big Picture

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

Teen Health

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

Summer

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

SATs & ACTs

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.

The Confusing Information Colleges Provide Students About Financial Aid
The Atlantic – Jun 6, 2018
Families need clarity when it comes to figuring out how much higher education is going to cost them. Unfortunately, that’s not what they’re getting.