Course Description

Provides an overview of the process of counseling students and families through the college admissions process. This practice of college counseling involves practitioners from several disciplines and encompasses a wide range of skills and issues related to education, administration, public policy, and others. Learn to understand:

  • the components of the college counseling process
  • the field of college counseling
  • postsecondary options
  • standardized testing and other data considered in the process
  • the role of essays, interviews, and resumes
  • issues of access and success

You will also develop your identity as a college counselor, and have a plan for how you will begin working with students and families in this process.

Learner Outcomes

• 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

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Jan 09, 2024 to Mar 04, 2024
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition - $645 credit (4 units) $645.00
Available for Credit
4 units
Section Notes
Enroll before December 11, 2023, and save 15% on tuition fees. Apply discount code WNTR15.
Section Materials
  • (Mandatory) Fundamentals of College Admissions Counseling (5th Ed.) © 2019 ISBN 978-0-9862863-1-5
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