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College Counselors provide assistance to students at the postsecondary level and help them attain their academic objectives. Typical resume samples for College Counselors mention responsibilities like evaluating student performance, recommending educational programs and courses, helping at-risk students, and creating customized education solutions. Those interested in a College Counselor position should showcase in their resumes counseling expertise, problem solving orientation, strong communication skills, and basic computer competencies. Employers select candidates holding a Master's Degree in educational counseling.

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College Counselor

  • Provided academic counseling and planning services to a diverse student population including: IEP students, ESL students, first generation college student, and students of low socio-economic status
  • Monitored and evaluated students educational progress by conducting academic progress audits
  • Assisted with the planning and implementation of: student orientations, program information sessions, program forums, academic workshops, proposal writing for college tours and other related events
  • Identified current and potential needs or problem areas (e.g., study skills, tutoring, time management, etc.) and referred students to appropriate site resources for assistance
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Human Development
MS
School Counseling
2

Pre-college Counselor

  • Participated in student recruitment/selection process; prepared needs assessments and academic support plans.
  • Advised assigned students and student groups, planned and presented classes, seminars, workshops on personal development and/or college/career planning.
  • Planned and implemented social/cultural enrichment activities, accompanied student groups on local and out-of-town field trips.
  • Monitored/documented student performance. Advocated on students' behalf as necessary. Interacted with the larger Marquette and Milwaukee communities as appropriate to create the best possible educational environment for assigned students.
  • Identified, recruited, and selected participants. Organized academic, personal development, peer counseling, and social, career, and/or pre-professional activities. Served as advisor to assigned student groups and facilitated group activities. Assisted in developing and implementing the summer program.
  • Maintained appropriate records of student contacts and service delivery. Attended scheduled staff meetings and student activities. Served on action committees and assisted with special projects.
  • Recruited, interviewed, and trained summer staff and fall/spring tutoring monitors.
  • Supervised summer, fall, and spring staff.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
History And Criminology & Law Studies
MA
Teaching
Post-baccalaureate Teaching Certification
3

College Counselor

Support students on college search & college application

  • Assist students with FAFSA & TAP applications, loans, grants, and scholarships
  • Assist with SAT Registration
  • Review transcripts to track students' graduation requirements
  • Set up and maintain a database of tests and report card grades for students
  • Organize trips for the HS juniors and seniors to various CUNY campuses
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
MS
Education

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