A bank of external news articles relevant to student college and career counselling

Concern for A-level students over cap on university admissions

School leaders are urging the government to ensure A-level students who have had their exams cancelled this summer because of the Covid-19 crisis do not face further disadvantage by losing … Continue reading Concern for A-level students over cap on university admissions

BU to Make Standardized Tests Optional for Students Applying for Admission Next Year

Temporary policy is a response to COVID-19 and will remain in place for one year only Photo by iStock March 25, 2020 By Doug Most With high school juniors suddenly … Continue reading BU to Make Standardized Tests Optional for Students Applying for Admission Next Year

YES! Magazine – Great Resources & Digital Tools for High School Students & Teachers

YES! Magazine – March 24th Edition Online An Anarchist Quaker’s Prayer to Soothe Anxiety AYU SUTRIASA   What my therapist said when she closed her office because of coronavirus: “Hello sweet … Continue reading YES! Magazine – Great Resources & Digital Tools for High School Students & Teachers

Stanford Alumni – March 24th Loop

From: Loop@stanfordalumni.org Subject: Cardinal binge-watching guide; financial market news; Commencement You’re in the Loop… from Stanford Alumni Association and STANFORD magazine   March 24, 2020       Campus right now.   … Continue reading Stanford Alumni – March 24th Loop

Tufts University USA Goes Test Options for SAT / ACT Reporting for Admissions

https://admissions.tufts.edu/blogs/inside-admissions/post/tufts-introduces-sat-act-test-optional-admissions-policy/?fbclid=IwAR07NP7dEsIgOG5JodrI2ZS4w9AIZcT6mqWgbvZ7GdVJcuBCQU-75WLpy30 Dear Friends of Tufts, I am writing my inaugural blog post to share an important update to our admissions policies here at Tufts. In light of the extraordinary circumstances … Continue reading Tufts University USA Goes Test Options for SAT / ACT Reporting for Admissions

University Recommendations that Changed Lives: Using the Organized Narrative

By Trevor Rusert, Chris Reeves, Michelle Rasich, and John McLaughlin https://www.nacacnet.org/news–publications/journal-of-college-admission/recs-that-change-lives/ Over the last 70 years, we have seen significant changes in college application formats, the manner in which applications … Continue reading University Recommendations that Changed Lives: Using the Organized Narrative

Adapting to New Learning Environments — A CIS Collaborative Statement for Career Counselors

From: ISCA at admin@iscainfo.com> Subject: Adapting to New Learning Environments — A CIS Collaborative Statement Below you will find the complete text of a collaborative document released by Council of … Continue reading Adapting to New Learning Environments — A CIS Collaborative Statement for Career Counselors