Category Archives: Tools and Resources for School Counselors, College Advisors, and Volunteers

NACAC College Openings 2015

More than 220 colleges and universities still have openings, aid and housing available to qualified freshman and/or transfer students for the Fall 2015 semester, according to the  National Association for College Admission Counseling’s (NACAC’s) annual College Openings Update (formerly the … Continue reading

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cIcu’s College Connections Newsletter

Attached is the newly released winter 2015 College Connections newsletter. College Connections is a free newsletter for counselors, students, and parents. This edition provides articles on FAFSA completion, summer programs at independent colleges and universities in New York State, resources about paying for college, … Continue reading

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College Board Online Counselor Workshop Series Begins January 15

As you begin the second half of the academic year, please bookmark and set reminders about the College Board Online Counselor Workshop Series. This online workshop series offer free and valuable information, resources, and best practices on a number of … Continue reading

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NACAC – Step by Step: College Awareness and Planning for Families, Counselors and Communities

NACAC developed and distributes, free of charge, its Step by Step: College Awareness and Planning for Families, Counselors and Communities. This is a college access curriculum. There are three different programs for students and another to introduce the program to … Continue reading

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College Essay Guy: Free Essay Guidance and Tips

Perhaps the most simple and straightforward college essay guidance I’ve found to date, and all for free in a clean, user-friendly interface: http://www.collegeessayguy.com/

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New Publication from Federal Student Aid

Dear Counselor or Mentor: The office of Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education, has prepared a letter in which we share some updates to assist you in working with students. We will be sending the letter via postal mail … Continue reading

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College Line Referral Contest to WIN CUNY FEE WAIVERS, through Oct. 31

NYC College Line wants to help you help your students! We are offering 45 grants to New York City college counselors and advisers in the form of CUNY Application Fee Waivers.  Enter our online raffle contest available in your NYC … Continue reading

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