”The Financial Aid process can be very tricky, but the answers are out there and staying abreast of the changes is an education both for our students and families as well as for ourselves.” Link to full article Link to PDF
"School counselors are facing an increasing number of responsibilities, and technology can help streamline your practice to fulfill your professional responsibilities more efficiently and effectively." Link to Article: Link Link to PDF: PDF
“In college, stress is inevitable, but it doesn’t have to dominate your life. Do your best to understand what kind of stress you’re feeling, what’s causing it, and how you can respond to it productively. By addressing your stress in a healthy way, you are doing all that you can to make the most of your college education.”
The first year of college can be stressful, scary, and overwhelming, but this video guide is here to set you up for success. From creating smart study habits to building a support system, it’s got all the college tips a freshman needs to calm those nerves. A Student’s Guide to Your First Year of College is a crash course for first-year students, offering tools to help you succeed in college. This playlist will help you: Learn how to pay for college Build a budget while at school Live on your own for the first time Build a community Find mentors to support you Teach you mental health and wellness tools to stay balanced at school Achieve academic success
In the trailer, Obama described the 10-episode learning playlist, called "A Student’s Guide to Your First Year of College," as a "crash course on how to succeed in the month ahead."
She added that the series will teach students about topics including time and money management, personal wellness, the importance of mentors and peers and concepts helpful for class.
The guide is a collaboration between Obama's Reach Higher education initiative, YouTube Originals and NowThis.
National School Counseling Week 2020, "School Counselors: Helping Build Better Humans," will be celebrated from Feb. 3-7, 2020, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems. National School Counseling Week, sponsored by ASCA, highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. National School Counseling Week is always celebrated the first full week in February.
Annual Counselor of the County Awards 11:30am - 2:30pm
The College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Rd, Ewing Township, NJ 08618, USA
This year’s NJ School Counselor of the year was awarded to Jill Kuppel! Congrats Jill! #njsca19.
Awards presentations! Administration from East Brook Middle School accepting the Most Resilient School Award for their teams’ efforts in handling the tragic bus accident last year. Dana Focarelli and Christopher Nutland received the Excellence In Responsive Services Award. We recognize and commend the entire team for their outstanding leadership and tremendous response to crisis. #njsca19
Laurie Corizzo and Dana Folcarelli -Paramus Counselor's showing off their School Counselor Swag! #njsca19
Nicholas J. Kolen presenting: A Perfect Storm: The Opioid Crisis #njsca19
“We have to help our youth understand their purpose!” Keynote speaker, Maurice Elias, Ph.D., from Rutgers University. Speaking about the surging wave of washing over our schools, Social-Emotional Learning. Preach! #njsca19
Our Executive Director, Jim Lukach, presenting this year’s long-sleeve, make sure you get yours!!! #njsca19