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Admission Counselors recruit students and help them with admission paperwork while also promoting their college's image. Some Admission Counselors work in high schools where they assist students undergoing an application process. Typical skills and qualifications described in an Admission Counselor resume sample are communication abilities, being able to connect with children and motivate them, listening and persuasion skills and a focus on results and quality. Based on our sample resumes, candidates for this position must hold a Bachelor's Degree.

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International Admission Counselor

Reversed declining trend of international enrollment and increased enrollment numbers by an average of over 200% per year through direct communications with prospective international students via in-person, phone and Skype interviews

  • Increased the diversity on campus by increasing the total number of countries represented by 3 through the international student population recruited
  • Cross-referenced student applications with geographic location to improve international travel efficiency
  • Successfully completed multiple international recruitment travel to 9 different countries in Southeast Asia and various locations throughout Canada to build institution brand awareness
  • Launched and maintained two Chinese websites to improve the institution's social media presence
  • Created International Student Liaison positions and directly managed 2 international student workers to assist with international recruitment endeavors
  • Completed online SEVIS training and maintained federal standards and regulations as a Designated School Official (DSO)
  • Prepared and updated various Excel and Word reports documenting international recruitment trends and international admission department summaries
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Economics
2

Senior Admission Counselor

Tracked and reported leads and results of over 300,000 search mail pieces a year

  • Planned and implemented new marketing materials to promote the university's various majors
  • Responsible for maintaining marketing budgets as well as looking for new cost saving marketing tools
  • Maintained social networking pages/profiles for the department as well as explore new websites to establish social networks as well as leveraged online resources to promote marketing activities
  • Planned and executed at least 4 prospective student events including the 600+ person Scholarship Weekend and follow up with clients post event for feedback and opportunities
  • Updated promotional materials with new wording, pictures, and format
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Corporate Communication And Journalism
MA
Communication - Public Relations
3

Graduate School Admission Counselor

Responsible for increasing visibility and the enrollment in the Sport Health Science and Clinical Nutrition programs.

  • Developed a strategic plan for communicating, recruiting, admitting and orientating new students into a competitive graduate school program
  • Designed a recruitment communication component that increased correspondence with prospective and accepted graduate school students
  • Established and maintained collaborations with college career counselors and advisors in GA,FL,AL,SC and NC; working with 45+ colleges
  • Restructured and managed the admission process to ensure an effortless transition into the graduate school. Working over 100 files through e-mail and phone calls.
  • Created recruitment initiatives such as open houses, brown bag lunches and orientations which are geared toward increased applications as well as enrollment yield
  • Interview and select qualified candidates for the faculty admission committee
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
Counseling Psychology
4

Admission Counselor

Advised prospective students on college admission, financial aid, and career exploration. Built strong relationships and maintained high volume of telephone and email communication with students. Founded, trained, and managed Student Ambassador group in executing marketing, recruitment, and customer service initiatives.

  • Recruiter during two record-breaking years of college-wide enrollment in 2010 and 2011.
  • Ensured survival of an academic program by developing and executing innovative recruitment plan.
  • Implemented video chat admission appointment process and provided department-wide training.
  • Developed college-wide social media policy that was approved by Board of Trustees.
  • Created and executed comprehensive social media marketing plan, including ROI analysis model.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Leadership And Management
BA
Political Science
MA
Educational Policy And Leadership
5

Admission Counselor

Achieved total freshman class recruitment goal of 25% for two consecutive years

  • Counseled and recruited prospective high school students on their college decision
  • Special focus on first generation and low income students
  • Maintained relationships with principals, coaches, counselors, teachers
  • Hired, trained, and managed 50 student workers
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Management & International Business
6

Clinical Admission Counselor

Successfully admitted highly resistant and unmotivated individuals to this premier dual diagnosis center

  • Conducted verbal and written assessments with recommendations for treatment
  • Provided knowledge and shared expertise with potential clients and families resulting in increased facility census
  • Effectively implemented individualized assessment through intake reports including multi-axial working diagnosis
  • Responsible for 30% conversion of non-viable leads into viable admissions
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Liberal Studies / Minor
MA
Clinical Psychology
7

Admission Counselor

Member of Admission Marketing team and assisted with development of communications for special populations including multicultural and international students

  • Counseled prospective students and families regarding the admission process. Evaluated and rendered admission decisions on applications. Presented information sessions to prospective
  • Reviewed applications for Junior Scholars and Post-Secondary Enrollment Option programs.
  • Served as group visit coordinator for high schools and community based organizations.
  • Co-supervised 80 student tour guides and 3 tour guide managers.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Marketing
8

Admission Counselor

Interviewed and counseled new, transfer and re-entry students.

  • Scheduled and conducted recruitment activities including extensive public speaking engagements at high school and two
  • Tracked and reported follow-up on inquiries, application and registration for assigned territory.
  • Hired and trained workstudy students for tour guide positions.
  • Worked cooperatively with administration, faculty and alumni to achieve the College's goals.
  • Chaired the Open House planning committee for three years.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
MA
Higher Education
Project Management, Human Resource Management
9

Admission Counselor

  • Planned and coordinated all event details, including marketing, volunteer
  • Managed and communicated with over 1,000 potential CU students through phone calls and emails
  • Counseled 160 students and their families through the college admission process
  • Created the idea to raffle off a $1,000 scholarship at the Parent/Applicant
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Public Relations
10

Admission Counselor

Collected and analyzed matriculation data from various student services departments

  • Monitored entering freshmen enrollment, finding reported to senior university officials
  • Conducted recruitment research to advance institutional profile & increase enrollment
  • Evaluated undergraduate applications and made admission decision
  • Conducted informational sessions for perspective students
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration

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