Advice for Rookie College Counselors

There are many public school high schools around the nation where counselors have upwards of 500 students in their caseloads — with college advising just one of any number of responsibilities. We invite new college counselors in particular to view the two videos below, as well as the videos (and worksheets) Say Yes has prepared for students and parents. Scroll down to see our videos.

Advice For Rookie College Counselors From The Counselors

Rafael Figueroa, college counselor and son of a pioneering college counselor, on expanding horizons.

Advice For Rookie College Counselors from the Deans

Say Yes’ partner deans say your role is to “coach” and “teach,” not be an encyclopedia.