The Department of Education came out with a new way for families to find comprehensive data about campuses across the country. The College Scorecard website https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/ shows data on college net costs, graduation rate, future earning potential, and more. It allows families to compare data about campuses in an easy format.
Pam Harvey-Jacobs, who is a long-time admissions director at UW-Green Bay, is retiring today. As a tribute to Pam, we are posting two of our favorite posts from her blog. Our best wishes to you, Pam, and our sincere thanks for your decades of help guiding students along their life journeys. “Reflections on Rigor” – […]
A few weeks ago, we posted our staff’s tips about visiting campuses. We hope that your students are taking advantage of these warm spring days to do some visiting. An important part of the campus visit happens afterward, and that is the part that some students neglect: taking notes about their experience. Recording whatever they […]
Recently, at an outreach event, a counselor asked one of our advisers, “What is the most important thing for parents of juniors to know?” What a great question! Our adviser gave a good response and then posed the question to the rest of our staff. After working past wondering about the parents’ knowledge levels, we […]