Mistakes to avoid on your resume or CV [Guest Post]
Feb23

Mistakes to avoid on your resume or CV [Guest Post]

…your CV, as the case may be. (And if you’re wondering whether to send a resume or a CV, take a cue from the job posting. Rule of thumb is that in the US, a CV is generally appropriate for the applicant with a PhD or Masters degree, who is seeking a teaching or research position. While universities, colleges and research institutions usually require a CV, public and private schools will generally request a resume. Pay attention to the job posting…

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Guest Post: The Best Apps for Helping Your College Search
Mar12

Guest Post: The Best Apps for Helping Your College Search

Guest Post by Alexis Bonari of www.collegescholarships.org The Best Apps for Helping Your College Search Technology is a great ally in your search for the perfect college and the scholarships to help fund it. Of course, the Internet is a great way to research opportunities and to find the information you need, and there are many sites that offer you great databases and other tools. However, there are  many apps that can help you to man…

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Guest Post: February is Financial Aid Awareness Month = FAFSA
Feb03

Guest Post: February is Financial Aid Awareness Month = FAFSA

Guest Post from Susan McCrackin Senior Director of Financial Aid Methodology at the College Board FAFSA. Five letters that change lives for millions of students across the country. This year’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is here. Because government grants compose 74 percent of the $185 billion financial aid pool, it’s no surprise that FAFSA is a source of stressfor students and their families. It doesn’t&nbsp…

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Guest InfoGraphic: The Tablet Race: The iPad vs. The Rest
Mar18

Guest InfoGraphic: The Tablet Race: The iPad vs. The Rest

Today’s post is thanks to Amalia Bush from The Best Choice Reviews who has passed along a very cool and informative infographic (a visual representation of data) comparing the ever popular iPad to other tablets on the market. Take a look!   The blog author, Jeffrey Ream M.S, PPS, writes for The Counseling Geek. Connect with Jeff via email, Twitter, Google+, and Facebook….

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School Counseling Technology – Basics and Beginnings (Post 2)
May30

School Counseling Technology – Basics and Beginnings (Post 2)

…at a central location by Google. This is typically very useful, but I will show you some flaws in the video post coming up. There are different types of documents you can create (from a word-style document, spreadsheet, and presentations to forms and tables). You are also able to upload files from your computer to the “cloud” for centralized backup and access. I don’t want to get too in-depth in this post, so will end the intro here. Homewor…

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School Counselor Community Scholarship Award Post – ASCA 2014 Recipients
Feb26

School Counselor Community Scholarship Award Post – ASCA 2014 Recipients

…o offer even more scholarships next year so keep those tech juices flowing and never stop exploring.   I will be posting the resulting submitted projects and tools in an upcoming post after I have final confirmation of that being okay with each participant and get it all sorted out so please stay tuned. Once again, an extra big thank you to our sponsors and generous donors – none of this can happen without you. Please consider supporting t…

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year Post
Dec29

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year Post

…le to make many new friends, networking connections, and colleagues – plus access the best PLN I know of. Posts and social media activity have slowed some for me – with the fall being pretty busy at school and our new dog in the house. In 2014, I plan to improve resource posting through more video blogs, tech tools I have learned about in the last few months, tutorials for skills school counselors can use at school,and I hope to laun…

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Keys to Communication – Boost Your Electronic Communication Skills with TACT
Oct22

Keys to Communication – Boost Your Electronic Communication Skills with TACT

…school counselors to know: Targeted Accurate Clear Timely Lets break them down a bit and then, in a follow-up post, I will share three tools to help us provide TACTful communication. Targeted Communication: Don’t you hate those spammy emails you get or the form letters that come in the mail? Most people do. Your emails, Facebook posts, Tweets, and other messages will have a much greater impact and reach when you target a specific&…

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