About HS CounselorWeek
This weekly resource searches main media outlets finding 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.
Share Your Financial Aid Award Letters With Us
NPR.org - Apr 10, 2018
NPR Ed is investigating student financial aid award letters, and we’d like to see the ones that you and your college-bound kids have received.
Here's how to understand your financial aid offer
CNBC - Apr 3, 2018
When it comes to applying to college, there is only one notification more significant than being accepted: the financial aid letter.
But unlike getting in, it’s rarely black and white.
5 Tips for Your College Essay
TG Daily - Apr 3, 2018
Students all the time ask if their admission essay is important and makes a difference when it comes to a college application. The answer is «Yes». Your admission essay is absolutely important for any college
10 Essay Starting Red Flags
Baltimore Post-Examiner - Apr 11, 2018
California, kill the SAT and ACT essay
Los Angeles Times - Apr 10, 2018
Every year more than a million students pay an extra fee to do the optional essay section of the SAT and ACT, though according to a Princeton Review analysis only 27 colleges and universities in the country require submission of an essay score