Cyndy’s Blog

Interview with Marie Schwartz: Choosing the Path Less Traveled: How a Gap Year Can Enhance Your College Experience

Recent years has seen a growing number of students choosing not to attend college right out of high school. Increasingly, students and parents are seeing the value of taking time to learn and grow before launching into college. In an interview with Marie...
Read More

Analyzing Financial Aid Awards Made Easy

Analyzing Financial Aid Awards Made Easy

Audry came into my office so excited!  “I have all my financial aid awards- but I have no idea what they mean!” How many parents and students have this same question? I sat Audry and her parents down and we started entering information into GuidedPath....
Read More

Join GuidedPath’s Cyndy McDonald as she presents at the WACAC Pre-Conference session for newer IEC’s.

Workshop: Establishing a successful, student-centered IEC practice. The pre-conference workshop will provide newer IEC with tools which can be implemented immediately to grow a thriving, student-centered practice in four critical areas: How to reach new...
Read More

FAQ from Guiding the Undecided Student Ready

Answers to questions posed to Joyce Vining Morgan and Cyndy McDonald in recent interview about “Guiding the Undecided Student: Is Declaring a Major Imperative?” These questions bear on topics covered in the book, Admissions Matters, written...
Read More

Interview for Global Student Exodus to American Colleges: Implications for Counselors

Leaving their home country to study at an American university is a growing trend. With the number of American students entering the education system leveling off, this is the area where most colleges will experience growth in upcoming years. Guiding International...
Read More

Guiding the Undecided Student- Is Declaring a Major Imperative?

Cyndy McDonald interviewed Joyce Vining Morgan, author of Admissions Matters to discuss the question, “Is Declaring a Major Imperative”. In this very insightful interview, Joyce answered the following questions: Does selecting the “right”...
Read More