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College Admissions Counselor

College Planning Source
Remote, OR
Closing date
Oct 18, 2022

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College / University
We are a busy private college planning company that provides tailored career, major, and college guidance to high school students. We work with students to walk them through exploring careers and majors, selecting colleges, resume building, essay editing, and applying to colleges.Employment Type: As soon as possibleHow To ApplyFor immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter. Please make sure to address in your cover letter:What experience have you had working with high school students in terms of college planning?Applications without cover letters will not be considered.
$25 - $27 hourly
Responsibilities:Manage a caseload of around 30 studentsHelp students plan and define high school curriculaDesign daily, weekly, monthly, and/or yearly academic and activity calendarsAssist students to improve time management, organizational, and study skillsGuide students and parents through every stage of the high school journey including, but not limited to, course selection, standardized testing, extracurricular activities and internships, leadership, and community service workAdvise clients on selecting and finalizing a list of universitiesSupport clients through the college admissions process (essays, applications, interviews, scholarships, and more)Lead group admissions workshops and clinics for students and parentsCounsel current college students through the transfer application process to four-year colleges/universitiesAssist with and manage essay editing student college admission essaysManage a roster of students you will be working with on a one-on-one basisSupport the overall mission by assisting in client relationsQualifications:3+ years of experience as a High School College Counselor or Independent Educational/College Admissions CounselorUndergraduate/Graduate degreeDeep familiarity with the undergraduate college admissions process in the United StatesA nuanced understanding of how standardized test scores relate to the admissions processGenuine interest in guiding students towards a better future, therefore, naturally and enthusiastically promotes the organization's services to prospective client familiesEnthusiastic, passionate counselorIndependent learner that can work efficiently in a fast-paced environmentExcited about helping middle and high school students and their families navigate the college admissions process, making it as stress-free and rewarding as possibleStrong written and verbal communication skillsSelf-aware, open, receptive to constructive feedback, responsible, and accountableHighly organized, multi-tasking whiz; efficiency is keyAuthentic team player who relishes the opportunity to collaborate and share best practicesThe position is remote (A southern California location is desirable)Looking for the right long-term fitAbout Company

College Planning Source offers different programs with customized plans that have helped thousands of families succeed through the college education process the right way.

College Planning Source was established in 2005 and has served over 1800 families.

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