What Is College Counseling?
A college counselor assists students with the preparation of required entrance documentation for college. A college counselor meets with students to go over the college admissions process and helps with applications and financial aid.
Roles and Responsibilities of College Counselors
- Educates applicants on academic and registration entrance processes, and the specific courses students need to take to follow particular career paths
- Obtains information on specific colleges
- Assists students in requesting and securing recommendation letters
- Helps students with their college application essays
- Gathers information on the student’s academic record, grades earned, and cumulative GPA.
- Conducts collegiate meetings and schedules college visits
Soft Skills Needed for College Counseling Success
Accomplished college counselors excel in the following abilities:
- Academic advocate
- Interpersonal proficiencies- building relationships with students, parents/guardians, colleges and universities
- Organizational skills
- Research capabilities
- Written and verbal communication aptitudes
Interested in learning more about Goodwin? Contact our Admissions department today!
We’re Ready When You Are.
- Enrollment is hassle-free, and it’s easy to get started.
- Financial aid is available, and we’re still accepting applications.
- You will find comprehensive support services that will get you through college and into a great career.
- We are veteran-friendly, and we understand and respect the needs of veteran students.
- If you want to transfer in credits, we can typically review your transcripts of prior learning in less than one business day.
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