Cyndy’s Blog

What You Need to Know About Becoming a Certified Educational Planner

This spring, with the recent college admissions scandal, more attention has been given to the training and ethics of college counseling than ever before. Now is the time to consider demonstrating your expertise and identifying yourself as a professional...
Read More

Online Education: Wave of the Future?

More and more retail businesses are abandoning brick and mortar for online services only. Is Higher Education headed that direction too? Studies show the definition of a “typical student” is more than an eighteen year old incoming freshman. Higher...
Read More

Professionalism is Critical in the College Counseling Profession

The world of college admissions made headlines last week as the story of the college admissions scam set up by an unscrupulous independent college counselor from California hit the news. Many wealthy parents paid him to guarantee admissions to elite colleges....
Read More

Summer Institutes Offered

In my UCLA and in my work with professional organizations, two summer trainings specifically for independent educational consultants (IEC’s) stand out. If you are looking for an exceptional training experience by the best in the industry, outstanding...
Read More

National Speaker Peter VanBuskirk Offers Workshop at NCAG Conference

National speaker Peter VanBuskirk will be offering his renowned workshop, Hot Spots, Hooks and Hidden Agendas at the upcoming NCAG (National College Advocacy Group) conference on Monday, May 13, 2019 in Seattle, Washington.  Always a popular pre-conference...
Read More

IEC Professional Development- Spring & Summer Opportunities

As professionals, we need to stay abreast of current trends, keep up to date on data, and continue to hone our professional expertise.  One of the best ways to do this is through conferences and trainings. Many organizations host conferences and...
Read More