Monthly Archives: June 2013

Save the date, Nov. 7: Informational Luncheon for School Counselors

Save the Date: November 7, 2013 SUNY Cortland in NYC: Informational Luncheon for School Counselors. Formal invitations will be sent in September. Enjoy your summer! Advertisements

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For Admissions Offices, Supreme Court’s Ruling Prolongs ‘Fuzziness’

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: On Monday morning, Philip A. Ballinger, director of admissions at the University of Washington, sent an e-mail to Kedra B. Ishop, his counterpart at the University of Texas at Austin. Having read the U.S. … Continue reading

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Summer Resources For Incoming Freshman

From NYC College Line: We want to share some key resources to help the summer transition for those students enrolling in college in the fall. We know that this is a very important time of year and it’s essential that … Continue reading

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Report: Better Completion Rates at Catholic Colleges

From Inside Higher Education: Students who enroll at a Roman Catholic college are more likely to receive a degree within four years than their peers at public or for-profit institutions, and graduation rates at Catholic colleges also exceed the rates … Continue reading

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Interactive Graphic on NYC Graduation Rates

From WNYC SchoolBook: The citywide rate of NYC high school students graduating in June after 4 years remained steady in 2012, but each school has a different story. Roll over school histories, or search for one. View the interactive graphic … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Dual Enrollment

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: Different students learn in different ways—we know that. Students know that too. A precalculus student I talked to on a recent afternoon failed the class last fall and was on her way to failing … Continue reading

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Study Sees Impact of Coach-Style College Counseling

From Inside Higher Education: Using a coaching-style of college counseling — in which the advisors work intensely with high school students to help them navigate the application process — can result in more students opting for four-year colleges rather than … Continue reading

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