Cyndy’s Blog

Students with Learning Differences Spotlight

For students, finding the right fit college is their key to success.  For students with learning differences, it is even more imperative to find the right school, with the right program, for a successful transition. Join two renowned experts in learning...
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A College’s Legacy of Making A Difference

Author’s note: Cyndy McDonald usually represents GuidedPath at the IECA conference each May. Due to William Woods University’s graduation, Cyndy McDonald (or a GuidedPath representative) will not be at the conference. We will be there in spirit!...
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Liberal Arts Education: Is it Relevant anymore?

In our past webinar series, we posed the question, “Is Liberal Arts Education: Is it Outdated?”.  The executive director of Colleges That Change Lives, Maria Furtado, emphatically and empirically showed why a liberal arts education is relevent...
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PART 3: Evaluate Academic Fit for Student-Athletes

In  the second blog, Determine Academic Eligibility, I discussed academic eligibility, which is different from finding the best academic fit for a student-athlete. Many student-athletes believe if they are athletically talented the recruiting doors should...
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Working with Third Culture Kids (TCK’s) and International Students

What are the challenges and added issues international students face when applying for colleges in the United States? How do I know if I am an International student? What does it mean to be a third culture kid (TCK)?  Why is there a difference? Join...
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Determine Academic Eligibility & Level of Athletic Competition

I always start my college recruiting list-making process by evaluating a student-athlete’s academic eligibility and possible levels of athletic competition. I take a broad approach when creating this initial recruiting list to ensure that my student-athletes...
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