Counselor Resource Committee

Chair:  Kathleen Martin, Wilmington Friends School (DE)

Are you:

  • Wanting to share links to helpful resources for high school counselors?
  • Hosting a counselor breakfast?
  • Offering a counselor visit program?
  • Coordinating a PD opportunity at your institution?

Your Counselor Resource Center

With access to so many articles, blogs and social media posts, the goal of the Counselor Resource Committee aims to streamline the search process for the admissions community.  Take a look at these helpful resources:

Admissions Resources for Both Sides of the Desk

Class of 2023 Regular Decision Notification Dates

Georgia Tech Admissions Blog

NACAC's Journal of College Admission

Tulane University Admission Blog

Helping students with health conditions and physical disabilities:

Planning for College Tours-Tips for Students with Physical Disabilities and Health Conditions

Campus Housing for Students with Physical Disabilities and Health Conditions

My colleagues at set out to simplify the vast amount of information on this topic and created a series that equips upcoming college students with the tools they need to join the ranks of higher education. Utilizing these guides will aid students in understanding the requirements which will, in turn, help their applications stand out.

How to Complete the Common App

Filling Out the Common App

Expert Tips on Standing Out on the Common App

Conquering the College Admissions Essay

Scholarship Opportunities

  • UMPS CARE Charities:  Founded by MLB umpires to help children and families in need across the country, through our All-Star Scholarship Program they offer college scholarships for youth adopted at or after the age of 13 ($10,000 scholarship per year). Visit


Similar to the college fair resource page, the Counselor Resource Center will compile PD opportunities for you.  Check to see what's coming up under the "Counselor Events" category on our easy-to-access online calendar!


  • Cornell College is hosting a breakfast at the Hilton McLean Tyson’s Corner at 9:00 AM on Friday, March 6, 2020. Cornell would like for counselors to register at the following link:

    In 1978 Cornell College adopted the One Course At A Time curriculum, transforming the way teaching and learning happen at Cornell. With the 1996 publication of Loren Pope’s Colleges That Change Lives, Cornell’s life-changing education was formally recognized. Cornell continues to be recognized with each new edition.

         Roanoke College
         Hollins University
         Southern Virginia University
         Washington and Lee University
         Ferrum College
         Bluefield College
         Emory & Henry College

  • July 31st – August 10th Princeton Summer Journalism Program, a free 10-day program hosted at Princeton University for high-achieving, low-income high school juniors, will be held . All expenses, including travel costs, are paid for by the program. Apply online at The deadline has been extended to March 1, 2020.

Do you have resources to share or want to join this committee?  Email [email protected].