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Counseling Resources For Counselors or Advisors To Use During the Coronavirus Crisis

One of the most immediate needs we have as counselors is to have current information at our fingertips to help us keep track of a volatile situation.  As a follow up to the webinar on Wed, March 18, 2020, our team has put together some resources for counselors.


EASING STUDENT FEARS

    • Article on How to Talk to Your Anxious Child or Teen About Coronavirus:  Anxiety and Depression Association of America
    • COVID-19 Resources:  American School Counselors from American School Counselor Association

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

NACAC Update: Coronavirus Outbreak

    • National College Fairs:
      • Spring 2020 college fairs cancelled
      • Fall 2020 college fairs start September, 2020
    • National Conference
      • registration delayed 2 weeks
      • opens April 14, 2020
    • Other events
      • Check NACAC website

Affiliate Conferences
    • Canceled conferences:  Great Plains, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Rocky Mountain, Southern, Texas
    • Concluded: Indiana
    • Pending: Dakota,International, Iowa, Minnesota, New England, New Jersey, New York, Pacific NW, Pennsylvania, Potomac, Western, Wisconsin. (April- July conference dates)

Planning to attend?  Check with each affiliate on status of conference.



NACAC Updated Online College Tool:
  College Admission Status Update
    • Open to Admission Visitors
      • NO: 502
      • YES: 111
    • Currently Hosting Admission Events
      • NO: 548
      • YES: 65
    • Changed Candidate Reply Deadline beyond May 1
      • NO:  217
      • NOT APPLICABLE:  241
      • YES:  155
    • Changed deposit Deadline
      • NO:  416
      • YES: 194
      • NOT APPLICABLE: 3
    • Changed Candidate Reply Deadline beyond May 1 and Changed Deposit Deadline
      • 148 colleges
Rigorous Curriculum
    • AP Exams:  AP Updates for Schools by Collegeboard
    • NEW!!!  AP Online Classes and Review Sessions started March 25, 2020.  Learn More!
    • IB Exams:  Covid-19 Updates by IBO
School Closures
    • US: Education Week
    • International:  UNESCO

Financial Aid:   Federal Student Aid website

Standardized Testing: See Update on Managing ACT and SAT Schedule Changes
    • ACT
    • SAT
    • AP
    • IB
    • TOEFL
    • IELTS
    • GRE
Study Abroad
    • Study Abroad Program Update:  The Forum on Education Abroad
GuidedPath
    • HELP: GuidedPath Knowledge Base
    • CHAT:  available from website and in application
    • SUPPORT:   support@guidedpath.net

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