What to Bring to College: The Smart (and Frugal) College Checklist

...stab in the dark. However, we had a lot of suggestions for what to take, both provided by my college and by my guidance counselor. However, they seemed to be full of unnecessary stuff (but we weren't sure which items were actually unnecessary...

Best & Brightest: Stephanie Munie, Aquinas High School

...is ambitious and humble, confident and at the same time appreciative of her gifts and talents, and never too busy to offer a genuine hello or lend a hand to others." ? Tara Garrison, M.S. guidance counselor, Aquinas High School

School officials bemoan lack of college tracking

...schools use college fairs, guidance counselors, campus visits and other strategies...came along, junior/senior guidance counselor Regina Thompson had to balance...Cross Creek High School guidance counselor Ame Holmes said she tries to...

Georgia's home-schooled students seek admissions equality

...standards for state universities is more difficult for those with home-based educations."You don't have a guidance counselor to help you. Many have to do their research on their own, which is hard," Corbin said. "Some schools have...

High school grads missing out on billions in Pell Grant funds

...sooner the students can apply for Pell Grants, the better chance they have of getting the funds they need."Guidance counselors in Richmond County have made this strategy a central part of outreach campaigns.Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School...

Coffee table books open windows to worlds of fashion, music, culture, more

...feel about their beauty and how they feel the world sees them. From Lupita Nyong'o to Toni Gaskins, a school guidance counselor in the Bronx. Amistad, $35.Who We Be: The colorization of America, by Jeff Chang: A close examination...

Online resources cater to high schoolers studying college options

...college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help...credits her parents, a good guidance counselor and a company called AcceptU...schools where there might be one guidance counselor for as many as 1,000 students...

Richmond County school safety officers begin annual training

...a little more time to dedicate to an individual student," he said. "Sometimes they might not want to go the guidance counselor or they may not want to go to the principal. In many occasions, I find myself to be the confidant of many students...

Family traces father's emotional journey on, after D-Day

...died on March 7, 1969, when I was a sophomore in college and my sisters were still at home. Our mother was a guidance counselor at our high school.None of us had a clue what Daddy really did in the war, beyond the fact he had earned two...

Fox Creek graduates stand tall together

...a ceremony at Aiken Technical College, 83 seniors graduated Thursday evening."What a great group," senior guidance counselor Diane Smiley said. "The theme for this class was 'unforgettable,' and I believe that's the perfect way to...