A Major Question

If you are like most high school students, you probably wish you had a dollar for every time someone asked you “what you want to be when you grow up.” Just think; those dollars could go a long way toward paying for your college experience! The truth is, although some...

Finding a Good Fit

I am a college counselor, so I get asked this question many times each year: “How do I make the best choice for college?” If you were to ask this question to a hundred college counselors, you’d get a hundred different answers. No.  I’m kidding.  You wouldn’t get a...

College and the Real World

When I talk with students at my school about their college choice, they sometimes talk about “the real world.”  What they’ll say is something like this: “I’ve been in a Christian school up to this point, and for college I want something different – the real world.”...

Chapel and the Campus Visit

If you are a Christian student, and you’re beginning to put together a list of potential colleges to consider, here is some advice. First, make sure you give strong consideration to a Christian college.  I am a high school counselor, and my advice to my Christian...

How Do I Pick One?

There are nearly 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States, including about 2,000 four-year schools.  This is an overwhelming number of potential choices.  You’re looking to choose one! When you’re beginning the college application process, how can you...
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