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Counseling 21st century students for optimal college and career readiness : a 9th-12th grade curriculum /

Main Author: Fitzpatrick, Corine.
Other Authors: Costantini, Kathleen.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Routledge, 2011
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Table of Contents:
  • Understanding the challenge
  • Counseling for college and career readiness in the 21st century : the challenges of a changing world
  • School college collaborations : why they are important to college and career readiness and to the challenge
  • Addressing the challenge : overview of the counseling curriculum for grades 9-12
  • Making the college and career advising process optimal : the curriculum
  • The move to high school : successful transitioning to 9th grade successful
  • Using technology in the college and career advising process
  • Motivation and testing : learning about standardized testing and using it to get motivated about the college process (10th-11th grades)
  • Assisting students in career exploration
  • Advising students in college research (11th grade)
  • Empowering students in their essay writing (11th-12th grades)
  • Assisting students in constructing the final list of colleges (12th grade)
  • Helping seniors make the transition to college (12th grade)
  • The counselor as creator and manager
  • The advising office : more than just good organization
  • Writing the secondary school report
  • Working with parents
  • Financial aid and merit-based scholarships
  • Advising students with learning disabilities about college
  • Future directions.