It's a rigorous climb from high school to college; students need all the help they can get. Tackle your responsibility with confidence. Learn how to organize and present the information to the college-bound to make their transition as smooth as possible. Gain the knowledge and expertise to work with students who are ready to make one of the most important decisions in their life. Help junior and senior high school students faced with establishing academic and career goals, and learn the ins and outs of college admissions to help students from a variety of backgrounds.
*Duration times can vary talk to your student success coach for more information.
Total Units 18 Units
How colleges choose students
Application calendar for private and public colleges
Financial planning and admission procedures for small private colleges
Helping athletes and students with special talents
Working with underrepresented students
Critical dates on the testing calendar
Preparing students for college entrance exams
Prior to enrolling, please ensure that you meet the following minimum requirements:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
High school college and career counselors who want to develop their professional competencies.
High school guidance counselors who want to acquire specialized knowledge to transition into the role of college counselor.
College admissions personnel who want to become more familiar with high school processes and institutional protocols.
Junior high and middle school counselors who want to provide their students with a head start in planning their post-secondary options.
Teachers who want to be better informed about post-secondary options.
Individuals who want to develop an independent college counseling practice.
Parents who want to assist their middle or high school student with the admissions process.
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Required (18 Units )
The College Counseling ProcessThe purpose of this course is to provide an overview of the process of counseling students and families through the college admissions process.
College Admissions ProceduresExploration of the documents required in the college application process and discussion of the preparations students need for college admissions testing.