Counselor Resource Committee

Chair:  Kathleen Martin Wilmington Friends School (DE)

Are you:

  • Wanting to share links to helpful resources for high school counselors?
  • Hosting a counselor breakfast?
  • Offering a counselor visit program?
  • Coordinating a PD opportunity at your institution?

Your Counselor Resource Center

With access to so many articles, blogs and social media posts, the goal of the Counselor Resource Committee aims to streamline the search process for the admissions community.  Take a look at these helpful resources:

* NEW * Favorite Admission Blogs

For those seeking inspiration, information, or insight, the CRC recommends these amazing blogs!

     Georgia Tech Admissions Blog

     Lawrence University Admissions Blog

     Tufts Admissions Blog

     Tulane University Admission Blog

     UVA Admissions Blog

     Ethical College Admissions by Jim Jump

* NEW * Favorite Facebook Groups

To connect with inspiring and informative colleagues, you might want to check out some of these Facebook groups!

ACCEPT: Admissions Community Cultivating Equity and Peace Today

College Admissions Counselors

College Admissions Recruiter Network

College Essay Forum for Counselors

Counselors for Reforming College Admission

Global College Admission Counsellors

HBCU College Admissions and School Counselors Connect

Wonder Moms in Admission

Wonder Women in Admissions

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Admissions Resources for Both Sides of the Desk

Class of 2023 Regular Decision Notification Dates

Mid-Atlantic Regional Counselor Association Member Directory

NACAC's Journal of College Admission

Helping students with health conditions and physical disabilities:

Planning for College Tours-Tips for Students with Physical Disabilities and Health Conditions

Campus Housing for Students with Physical Disabilities and Health Conditions

My colleagues at TheBestSchools.org set out to simplify the vast amount of information on this topic and created a series that equips upcoming college students with the tools they need to join the ranks of higher education. Utilizing these guides will aid students in understanding the requirements which will, in turn, help their applications stand out.

How to Complete the Common App

Filling Out the Common App

Expert Tips on Standing Out on the Common App

Conquering the College Admissions Essay

Scholarship Opportunities for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color)

HBCU Connect 

United Negro College Fund 

Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Fastweb (Scholarship and Grant Site)

Scholly  (Scholarship and Grant Site) 

Coca Cola

Burger King

Taco Bell

McDonald's

Footlocker

Comcast/Xfinity

Students may also want to ask the following organizations if scholarships are available:

The HBCU Alumni Chapter in you City/County/State
Divine Nine Greek Letter Sororities & Fraternities
Local Churches, Mosques and Synagogues
Minority Professional Organizations in your region
Organizations associated with your Major

Scholarship Opportunities

  • UMPS CARE Charities:  Founded by MLB umpires to help children and families in need across the country, through our All-Star Scholarship Program they offer college scholarships for youth adopted at or after the age of 13 ($10,000 scholarship per year). Visit http://www.umpscare.com/allstar-scholarship/

EVENTS

Similar to the college fair resource page, the Counselor Resource Center will compile PD opportunities for you.  Check to see what's coming up under the "Counselor Events" category on our easy-to-access online calendar!

Do you have resources to share or want to join this committee?  Email [email protected]