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College Advisors work with students at the postsecondary level and help them achieve their educational goals. Common job duties seen on a College Advisor resume include assessing student academic performance, recommending coursework, collaborating with professors, guiding at-risk students, and developing customized education solutions. Based on our most successful resume samples for this position, the ideal candidate should demonstrate counseling expertise, communication and interpersonal skills, problem solving orientation, and education requirements knowledge. Most College Advisors hold a Master's Degree in educational counseling.

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College Advisor

Educated and assisted students through the college application, admissions and financial aid process.

  • Coordinated college representative visits and university campus trips.
  • Coordinated career assessment exams and developed guidance literature.
  • Facilitated 11th and 12th grade assemblies and classroom presentations.
  • Tracked and recorded matriculation of graduates.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Education
2

College Advisor/ School-to-careers Facilitator

Design a college readiness system that allowed 137 seniors out of 188 seniors to gain acceptance into college while providing admissions and financial aid workshops, college essay and application assistance, and scholarship and grant opportunities for low income students

  • Facilitated career inventories, surveys and questionnaires for students to discover and unlock their career interests
  • Launched the Barbering Science Program which lead several students in passing the Master Barber and Licensure Exam
  • Involved local alumni of colleges and universities to support and gain a relationship with the students to assist with their unmet need
Candidate Info
2
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
Counseling / Student Development
Cas
3

College Advisor

Responsible for the advancement supervision of a student case load of 180.

  • Responsible for the recruitment of students and parents for trips and subsidized events.
  • Managed research and reports on demographics student drop-out rates.
  • Successful student advancement and retention.
  • Coordinated and wrote presentations to promote programs and workshops.
  • Consistently exceeded attendance goals for school promoted events.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Communication
4

College Advisor

Worked on one-to-one caseload with 30+ students, providing them with academic, financial and career advisement.

  • Made home visits and advocated on behalf of students to various colleges and university offices.
  • Collected and assessed student data pertaining to academic progress
  • Created and implemented action plans for each student twice yearly.
  • Designed and implemented trainings and training materials on various subjects for staff and students.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Psychology
5

College Advisor

Advised individuals and families in all practical matters of the college admissions process.

  • Researched and presented select colleges and universities for clients.
  • Reviewed, edited and recommended changes to essays and application paperwork.
  • Conducted mock college interviews; giving feedback and suggestions.
  • Explained and advised on all aspects of financial aid and scholarship procedures and deadlines.
  • Presented workshops and seminars to organizations about college admissions.
  • Consulted with colleges and universities for updated changes and trends in admission standards.
  • Attended various college open houses; meeting with admissions officers on a regular basis.
  • Strategized with clients in high school course selections that best fit their intended college major and admissions requirements for their anticipated list of colleges and universities.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Communications
MA
Guidance & Counseling
6

College Advisor

Advised individuals and families in all practical matters of the college admissions process.

  • Researched and presented select colleges and universities for clients.
  • Reviewed, edited and recommended changes to essays and application paperwork.
  • Conducted mock college interviews; giving feedback and suggestions.
  • Explained and advised on all aspects of financial aid and scholarship procedures and deadlines.
  • Presented workshops and seminars to organizations about college admissions.
  • Consulted with colleges and universities for updated changes and trends in admission standards.
  • Attended various college open houses; meeting with admissions officers on a regular basis.
  • Strategized with clients in high school course selections that best fit their intended college major and admissions requirements for their anticipated list of colleges and universities.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Communications
MA
Guidance & Counseling
7

High School Counselor/college Advisor

Recruited and retained a total of 150-200 students for the Educational Talent Search Program

  • Counseled students individually as well as in group settings
  • Assisted students and parents with college application and financial aid process
  • Facilitated various workshops for students and parents
  • Participated in important school functions such as open house events, parent teacher night, and college/financial aid information sessions
  • Collaborated with other TRiO and high school staff to provide best services to students
  • Attended outside trainings as part of professional development
  • Created and maintained daily logs for daily activities
  • Communicated needs of students and activities to program supervisor and high school faculty pertinent to assisting in student achievement
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Speech Language And Hearing Science
MA
Labor And Social Policy
English Vowels By Bilingual Spanish/english Speaking Children
8

Director of Admissions / College Advisor

Averaged 20-25 new candidates each month, guiding students through the entire enrollment process

  • Promoted college enrollments, working within the community for brand name recognition
  • Attended Job Fairs, College Fairs and Community Organizations of special events
  • Fundraised for Scholarship programs, totaling $10K per student, and helped students secure available scholarship programs by utilizing Title IV funding of Pell grants and student loans
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
Real Estate
Agricultural Education
Business Administration
9

College Advisor/team Leader

Opened and maintained high school accounts, conducted in class presentations, and acting liaison between secondary and post-secondary education in a territory consisting of Long Island, Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island

  • Delivered consistently positive results in: Number one in high school presentations, lead generation with over 5000 senior leads each year, leading to consistent applications and enrollments for the college which resulted in significant sales growth
  • Liaison between college, high schools and New York State Department of Education for articulations and CTE designation.
  • Active involvement with Leadership competitions for scholarships and judging for SkillsUsa and The Greater New York Automotive Competition.
  • Gained affiliations as sitting member for both Suffolk and Nassau Counties BOCES advisory committee
  • Conducted in home parent/student interviews for college admission
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
English And Communication
Management
10

Advocate Counselor/college Advisor

Met with students to address wide-range of issues affecting students both in/outside of school setting.

  • Was responsible for caseload of 70+ and applied services such as case management, informational workshops, and therapeutic groups
  • Participated in interdisciplinary participant progress teams within the school
  • Supported current and alumni students with college preparation process including financial aid, application, and personal essays
  • Visited and spent frequent time visiting local and regional high schools/colleges to recruit students
  • Experience managing recruitment territory and have skills using technology/social media for recruitment and admission purposes
  • Assisted in the development, maintenance, and execution of the department's communication plan
  • Served as a Supervisor for the Student Council Board
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
MS
Child And Adolescent Development
Planning And Coordinating Of The Annual

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